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2022 2023 2024
Number of publications 286 187 30
Number of citations 131 230 135
CiteScore* 0.59 0.56 0.72
Impact Factor* 0.39 0.46 -
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Author guidelines
A simple guide on how to proceed as an author
Referee guidelines
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Editorial procedure
More details about submission procedure and refereeing protocols
Editorial Colleges
Our Colleges and their Editorial Fellows
Editorial College by-laws
Official rules for all our editorial workflows
Journals Terms and Conditions
Expectations, Open Access policy, license and copyright, author obligations, referee code of conduct, corrections and retractions
SciPost Terms and Conditions
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SciPost Physics Proceedings is a premium-quality, two-way open access, peer-witnessed refereed Journal for the general field of Physics.

It aims at providing a high-quality, openly accessible publishing venue for conference, workshop or school proceedings.

SciPost Physics Proceedings publishes articles in the whole field of Physics, covering Experimental, Theoretical and Computational approaches.


SciPost Physics Proceedings publishes articles in the whole field of Physics, covering Experimental, Theoretical and Computational approaches.

Specialties covered by this Journal

  • Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics - Experiment
  • Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics - Theory
  • Biophysics
  • Condensed Matter Physics - Experiment
  • Condensed Matter Physics - Theory
  • Condensed Matter Physics - Computational
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Gravitation, Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
  • High-Energy Physics - Experiment
  • High-Energy Physics - Theory
  • High-Energy Physics - Phenomenology
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Nuclear Physics - Experiment
  • Nuclear Physics - Theory
  • Quantum Physics
  • Statistical and Soft Matter Physics
  • Active Matter


Each Issue of SciPost Physics Proceedings corresponds to a distinct event (conference, workshop, school).

A set of guest Editors is appointed by the event's organizing committee. These guest Editors participate in the refereeing process of all submissions considered for publication in the Issue. Publication decisions are taken jointly by the set of guest Editors and the Editorial College (Physics).

Opening of a Proceedings Issue can be requested by contacting our Editorial Administration.

Acceptance criteria

To be accepted for publication in SciPost Physics Proceedings, a submission must:

  1. Detail work presented at the event covered by the Proceedings Issue
  2. Meet the specific criteria fixed by the guest Editors.

Submission and Editorial Process

Authors should follow the authoring guidelines to ensure seamless processing of their manuscript. The SciPost Journals Terms and Conditions apply to all Submissions to SciPost Physics Proceedings.

All incoming Submissions are thoroughly checked for plagiarism, and follow the peer-witnessed refereeing procedures outlined in Editorial procedure.

All publication decisions are taken by the Editorial College (Physics), following the rules set out in the Editorial College by-laws.

Accepted submissions benefit from our top-quality production process, and from our industry-leading metadata handling facilities.

Genuine Open Access

Publications in SciPost Physics Proceedings are Genuine Open Access. Take the time to understand what this means, and how we compare to other publishers. We do not profiteer from you or your contributions in any way. We are truly run by and for the academic community, entirely not-for-profit and without any competing interests.

As authors, you retain your copyright: all articles are published in your name under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License, allowing freedom to use, reproduce and distribute the articles and related content (unless otherwise noted), for commercial and noncommercial purposes, subject to the citation of the original source.

There are no subscription fees, nor are there Article Processing Charges (APCs). By publishing with us, you are contributing to implementing a healthier business model for academic publishing.