"Graefe's Archive" is a distinguished international journal that presents original clinical reports and clinically relevant experimental studies. Founded in 1854 by Albrecht von Graefe to serve as a source of useful clinical information and a stimulus for discussion, the journal has published articles by leading ophthalmologists and vision research scientists for more than a century. With peer review by an international Editorial Board and prompt English-language publication, "Graefe's Archive" provides rapid dissemination of clinical and clinically related experimental information.

Why publish with us

  • Founded in 1854, we are a leading international journal for ophthalmologists and vision research scientists. We are the official journal of the German Ophthalmology Society, Club Jules Gonin, and the Italian Society of Vitreoretinal Surgeons.
  • Our open access fees are covered by Springer Compact agreements for authors from Austria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Manipal, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Sweden, Switzerland, or the UK.
  • We provide high levels of author satisfaction, with 96% of our published authors reporting that they would definitely or probably publish with us again.
  • We welcome submissions on artificial intelligence for ophthalmology and macular hole.

Journal information

Editors-in-Chief
  • Antonia M. Joussen,
  • Srinivas Sadda,
  • Taiji Sakamoto
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). Learn about publishing Open Access with us

Journal metrics

2.396 (2019)
Impact factor
2.258 (2019)
Five year impact factor
43 days
Submission to first decision
126 days
Submission to acceptance
329,548 (2019)
Downloads

Latest articles

Journal updates

  • Call for Papers: Macular Holes

    For this topical collection we seek articles that provide new insights into the pathophysiology, diagnosis, natural history, prognostic factors, and/or management of lamellar or full-thickness macular holes.

  • COVID-19 and impact on peer review

    As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

View all updates

Subscribe

eJournal
$119.00
Note this is only the net price. Taxes will be calculated during checkout.
  • Immediate online access with complete access to all articles starting 1997
  • Downloadable in PDF format
  • Subscription expires 12/31/2021

About this journal

Electronic ISSN
1435-702X
Print ISSN
0721-832X
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. ANVUR
  2. BIOSIS
  3. Biological Abstracts
  4. CAB Abstracts
  5. CNKI
  6. Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  7. Current Contents/Clinical Medicine
  8. Dimensions
  9. EBSCO Academic Search
  10. EBSCO Biomedical Reference Collection
  11. EBSCO Discovery Service
  12. EBSCO STM Source
  13. EMBASE
  14. Google Scholar
  15. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  16. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  17. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  18. Medline
  19. Naver
  20. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  21. Pathway Studio
  22. ProQuest Biological Science Database
  23. ProQuest Central
  24. ProQuest Health & Medical Collection
  25. ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection
  26. ProQuest Medical Database
  27. ProQuest Natural Science Collection
  28. ProQuest Neurosciences Abstracts
  29. ProQuest Pharma Collection
  30. ProQuest SciTech Premium Collection
  31. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  32. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  33. Qinsight
  34. Reaxys
  35. SCImago
  36. SCOPUS
  37. Science Citation Index
  38. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  39. Semantic Scholar
  40. TD Net Discovery Service
  41. UGC-CARE List (India)
Copyright information

Rights and permissions

Springer policies

© Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature