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Benefits of publishing with us

Over 1,000,000 authors have chosen to publish with us. Try it yourself and discover why.

Open research

We have been publishing open access journals since 2000. All the research we publish is open access, meaning it is free to access from anywhere in the world. It can also be re-used and reproduced for any purpose, as long as it is attributed, maximizing the usefulness of your research. As well as being published on our website, your research is also available on SpringerLink, Google Scholar, PubMed Central, Medline, Scopus and all other major full-text repositories (new journals are indexed in these repositories as early as possible). We also encourage deposition of raw data in open data repositories.


We offer fast publication while maintaining rigorous peer review. Our times from submission to first decision vary depending on the journal, with all content published online and open access shortly after acceptance.


We are committed to the highest standards of peer review. The Editorial Board of each journal determines their peer review policy while adhering to our rigorous standards. All of our editors are supported by our in-house Research Integrity Group who advises on policy, decision-making, plagiarism and ethics.


Over 170 of our journals have an Impact Factor and many more have been accepted by Thomson Reuters (ISI) for citation tracking and inclusion in the Web of Science and will receive an Impact Factor in the next two years.
Our journals also display alternative metrics including article accesses, sharing on social media and coverage in newspapers, TV and radio.

We widely promote your research, leading to extensive coverage the general and scientific press, providing maximum visibility and exposure for your articles and making them easy to find and cite.

Don’t take our word for it!

With over 290 journals spanning across biology and medicine, you’ll be sure to find the perfect home for your research.