Minerva is devoted to the study of ideas, traditions, cultures, and institutions in science, higher education, and research. It is equally focused on historical as well as present practices and on local as well as global issues. Moreover, the journal does not represent one single school of thought, but rather welcomes diversity within the rules of rational discourse.

The journal features peer reviewed articles and essay reviews. In addition, special issues are periodically published on themes of topical importance.

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  • Presents ideas, traditions, cultures, and institutions in science, higher education, and research
  • Offers balanced focus on historical and present practices as well as on local and global issues

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  • P. Weingart
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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2.089 (2019)
Impact factor
2.366 (2019)
Five year impact factor
67 days
Submission to first decision
332 days
Submission to acceptance
94,912 (2019)
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1573-1871
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0026-4695
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