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South African Journal of Science

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Duration first review round 1.2 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 2.6 mnths compare →
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Overall rating manuscript handling 3.0 (range 0-5) compare →

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First review round: 5.0 weeks. Overall rating: 3 (good). Outcome: Accepted.

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Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
6
Articles published last year
63
Manuscripts received last year
648
% accepted last year
14
% immediately rejected last year
86
Open access status
open access
Manuscript handling fee?
no
Kind of complaint procedure
Editorial board
Two-year impact factor
0.95
Five-year impact factor
1.10

About

The South African Journal of Science is a multidisciplinary science journal published bimonthly by the Academy of Science of South Africa. Our mandate is to publish original research with an interdisciplinary or regional focus and to provide a forum for discussion of news and developments in research and higher education.