Speed & acceptance rate

  • Acceptance rate (2023) = 11%
  • Desk rejection rate (2023) = 77%
  • Post-review rejection rate (2023) = 32% (i.e. 68% of manuscripts sent to external reviewers published)
  • From submission to initial editorial decision (2023) = 7.4 days (average)
  • From submission to online (ahead of print) publication (2023) = 7.6 months (average)
  • From submission to print publication (2023) = 9.5 months (average)

Citation metrics

  • CiteScore - Scopus (2023) = 0.63
  • SJR - Scopus (2022) = 0.132
  • SNIP - Scopus (2022) = 0.236