About the Journal

Aims and scope of journal
The European Journal of Human Genetics is the official journal of the European Society of Human Genetics, publishing high-quality, original research papers, short reports and reviews in the rapidly expanding field of human genetics and genomics. It covers molecular, clinical and cytogenetics, interfacing between advanced biomedical research and the clinician, and bridging the great diversity of facilities, resources and viewpoints in the genetics community.

Key areas include:

  • Monogenic and multifactorial disorders
  • Development and malformation
  • Hereditary cancer
  • Medical Genomics
  • Gene mapping and functional studies
  • Genotype-phenotype correlations
  • Genetic variation and genome diversity
  • Statistical and computational genetics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Advances in diagnostics
  • Therapy and prevention
  • Animal models
  • Genetic services
  • Community genetics

The journal also publishes invited editorials and commentaries, announcements of societal and other European activities and special issues of general interest for the human genetics community.

The European Journal of Human Genetics covers a range of subject areas, to read content across the scope of the journal view the journal's subjects page here.

Frequency
12 issues per year

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 2019 peer review performance metrics for European Journal of Human Genetics are shown below:

Average time to decision without external review - 11 days
Average time to decision following external review - 70 days
Average time from submission to acceptance - 170 days
Average time from acceptance to publication - 19 days
Article page views - 877,280
Altmetric mentions - 4,732

The 2019 journal metrics* for European Journal of Human Genetics are as follows:

2-year Impact Factor: 3.657
5-year Impact Factor: 3.784
Immediacy index: 1.062
Eigenfactor® score: 0.02050
Article influence score: 1.421
SNIP: 1.213
SJR: 1.764

*2019 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2020)

Abstracted/indexed in

EBSCO Discovery Service
Google Scholar
OCLC
Summon by ProQuest
BIOSIS
Medline
Current Contents/Life Sciences
Science Citation Index
Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
SCOPUS
EBSCO Academic Search
EBSCO Advanced Placement Source
EBSCO Biomedical Reference Collection
EBSCO Consumer Health Complete
EBSCO STM Source
EBSCO Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
EBSCO TOC Premier

ISSN and eISSN

International standard serial number (ISSN): 1018-4813
Electronic international standard serial number (eISSN): 1476-5438

Newsfeeds

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