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Nature Communications

Nature Communications abbreviation - Nat Commun

Journal Name Nature Communications
Abbreviation Nat Commun
Journal Start Year 2010
Online ISSN 2041-1723
Impact Factor 11.878 (2018)
Volume 11
Subject Environmental
Sub Subject Environmental
Country United Kingdom (GB)
Publisher Nature Publishing Group
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About Journal :

Nature Communications is an open-access journal that publishes high-quality research from all areas of the natural sciences. Papers published by the journal represent important advances of significance to specialists within each field. 

Nature Communications is open access, multidisciplinary journal dedicated to publishing high-quality research in all areas of the biological, health, physical, chemical, and Earth sciences. Papers published by the journal aim to represent important advances of significance to specialists within each field.

We are committed to providing an efficient service for both authors and readers. Our team of independent editors makes rapid and fair publication decisions. Prompt dissemination of accepted papers to a wide readership and beyond is achieved through a program of continuous online publication. 


Article and journal metrics

Article metrics such as number of downloads, citations and online attention are available from each article page and provide an overview of the attention received by a paper.

The 2018 journal metrics for Nature Communications are as follows:

  • 2-year Impact Factor: 11.878
  • 5-year Impact Factor: 13.811
  • Immediacy Index: 2.107
  • Eigenfactor® score: 1.10329
  • Article Influence Score: 5.402
  • 2-year Median: 8


Nature Communications  Abstract & Indexing

  • DOAJ,
  • Web of Science,
  • Scopus and Google Scholar.


Nature Communications started in the year 2010 and has been growing ever since. Nature Communications doesn’t have a fixed publishing frequency.

Their publishing frequency is continuous and upon acceptance. They have a very strict acceptance rate of 7.7%. They get over 50,000+ submissions every year.


Nature Communications Article-processing charges

Nature Communications is an open-access journal. To publish in Nature Communications, authors are required to pay an article-processing charge (APC).

The APC for all published papers is as follows, plus VAT or local taxes where applicable:

  • £3,790 (UK)
  • $5,380 (The Americas, China, and Japan)
  • €4,380 (Europe and rest of world)


Nature communications ranking

Title Type SJR H index Total Docs. (2018) Total Docs. (3years) Total Refs. (2018) Total Cites (3years) Citable Docs. (3years) Cites / Doc. (2years) Ref. / Doc. (2018)
Nature Communications journal 5.992 Q1 248 5664 11692 273530 141425 10983 11.80 48.29


Nature communications details

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • H Index: 248
  • Subject Area and Category:  Biochemistry, Genetics, and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous), Chemistry, Chemistry (miscellaneous), Physics and Astronomy, Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
  • Publisher:  Nature Publishing Group
  • Publication Type:   Journals
  • ISSN: 20411723
  • Coverage: 2010-ongoing


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Nature Communications FAQs

Journal Short description?

Nature Communications is a Environmental and Environmental Journal and published by Nature Publishing Group. See also a list of environmental and environmental journals.

What is the abbreviation of the Journal?

The abbreviation of the journal is Nat Commun. find all journal abbreviation lists from the abbreviation list.

How long has the journal been published?

The Journal has been published since 2010.

Who is the publisher of the journal?

Nature Publishing Group is the publisher of the Nature Communications. find all journals list from Nature Publishing Group publisher, click here for a list of journals.

What is the current volume of the Journal?

The journal is currently publishing 11 volumes with the help of Nature Publishing Group publisher.

What is the ISSN Details?

"Nature Communications" journal , and Online ISSN 2041-1723

Is this journal in the UGC list (indexed)?

Yes this journal is indexed in UGC Journal list. you also can visit in UGC care list, may be they have updated their list. get a list of ugc approved journals.

Is this journal peer reviewed?

Yes this journal is peer reviewed journal and published by Nature Publishing Group.

What is the indexing details?

The Journal is indexed in Scopus, UGC (University Grants Commission).

What is the impact factor of this journal?

The Journal Impact factor is 11.878 (2018).

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