Acta Neuropathologica´s mission is to publish the best articles on pathology and pathogenesis of neurological disease. The journal focuses on structural and molecular neuropathology using human tissue, animal models and in vitro systems.

The journal publishes Original Papers, Review Articles, Case Reports and Scientific Correspondence.

Six reasons for publishing your best paper in Acta Neuropathologica:

  • High impact: 18.174 (IF 2018)
  • Wide distribution: more than 10,000 institutions worldwide having full text access.
  • Efficient handling: 9 days between submission and first decision.
  • Fast publication: 10 days between acceptance and online publication.
  • Commitment to fairness: author feedback program.
  • Cost-free printing: no page charges - free color figures.

Why publish with us

  • As the most highly cited journal focused on Neuropathology, we welcome articles across the breadth of the pathology and pathogenesis of neurological disease.
  • Our committed editorial team oversees a rigorous yet swift review process, averaging 7 days from submission to first decision.
  • With over 900,000 article downloads in 2019, we are committed to ensuring the widest possible dissemination for your work.

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Johannes Attems
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

17.088 (2020)
Impact factor
20.906 (2020)
Five year impact factor
1 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
1,251,521 (2021)
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Electronic ISSN
1432-0533
Print ISSN
0001-6322
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