Symmetry is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal covering research on symmetry/asymmetry phenomena wherever they occur in all aspects of natural sciences. Symmetry is published monthly online by MDPI.  
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), CAPlus / SciFinder, Inspec, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Multidisciplinary Sciences) / CiteScore - Q1 (General Mathematics)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 13.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
  • Testimonials: See what our authors say about Symmetry.
  • Sections: Published in five topical sections.
Impact Factor: 2.713 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.612 (2020)
Add your e-mail address to receive forthcoming issues of this journal:
Topic in Applied Sciences, Symmetry, IJFS
Applied Metaheuristic Computing Editor-in-Chief: Peng-Yeng Yin
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Topic in Energies, JNE, Entropy, Symmetry, Sci
Nuclear Energy Systems Editors-in-Chief: Dan Gabriel Cacuci, Michael M.R. Williams, Andrew Buchan, Ruixian Fang
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Topic in Applied Sciences, Mathematics, Symmetry, IJERPH, Forecasting
Multi-Criteria Decision Making Editor-in-Chief: Kuo-Ping Lin
Deadline: 30 December 2022
Topic in Axioms, Fractal Fract, MCA, Mathematics, Symmetry
Fractional Calculus: Theory and Applications Deadline: 30 January 2023
Special Issue in Symmetry
Cognitive and Neurophysiological Models of Brain Asymmetry Guest Editors: Onur Güntürkün, Sebastian Ocklenburg
Deadline: 30 November 2021
Special Issue in Symmetry
Symmetries and the Pauli Exclusion Principle Guest Editors: Catalina Oana Curceanu, Kristian Piscicchia
Deadline: 15 December 2021
Special Issue in Symmetry
Fluctuating asymmetry: A predictor of human life history outcomes Guest Editor: William Brown
Deadline: 31 December 2021
Special Issue in Symmetry
Symmetric and Asymmetric Structure in Drug Design and Biomolecules Guest Editor: Rohanah Hussain
Deadline: 15 January 2022
Topical Collection in Symmetry
Feature Papers in Chemistry Collection Editor: György Keglevich
Topical Collection in Symmetry
Acceleration and Radiation: Classical and Quantum, Electromagnetic and Gravitational Collection Editor: Stephen A. Fulling
Topical Collection in Symmetry
Symmetry: Feature Papers Collection Editor: Sergei D. Odintsov
Back to TopTop