Open Access Antimicrobial Journals

A list of Open Access Antimicrobial journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Antimicrobial is substance that kills or slows the growth of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoans

A journal article is 'open access' when there are no financial, legal or technical barriers to accessing it - that is to say when anyone can read, download, distribute, print, and search it.

We hope this list of Antimicrobial OA journals will be helpful for you in deciding where to publish your Antimicrobial manuscript.
We made this list which includes all the high-impact factor Antimicrobial journals that might be relevant to your field of study.Rather than just the top hits Antimicrobial journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Antimicrobial journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Antimicrobial venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Antimicrobial journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Antimicrobial OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Antimicrobial Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
International Journal of Antibiotics2314-5773Hindawi Limited78557.1
The International Arabic Journal of Antimicrobial Agents2174-9094International Medical Publisher (Fundacion de Neurociencias)21023752.4
Current Topics in Peptide & Protein Research0972-4524Research Trends, Ltd.5740
Antibiotics2079-6382MDPI AG43302203434.3Website
Journal of Microbiology and Antimicrobials2141-2308Academic Journals9047133.3
Interactive medicinal chemistry2053-7107Herbert Publications3633.3
Journal of global antimicrobial resistance2213-7165Elsevier19701322333Website
JAC-antimicrobial resistance2632-1823Oxford University Press56978128.3Website
Tribhuvan University Journal of Microbiology2382-5499Nepal Journals Online696827.5
Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials1476-0711Springer Nature8422091526.7Website
Kliničeskaâ mikrobiologiâ i antimikrobnaâ himioterapiâ1684-4386Interregional Association for Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Chemotherapy19122026.2Website
Bacterial Empire2585-9374SciCell1121725.9
International Journal of Bacteriology2314-596XHindawi Limited4361025.6
Research journal of toxins1819-3560Science Alert42025
Clinical medicine1178-2188SAGE44025
International research journal of diabetes and metabolism2637-6717eSciPub LLC4025
Asian journal of research in pharmaceutical science and biotechnology2349-7114Uptodate Research Publication4125
Journal of medicinal botany2521-3903TathQeef Scientific Publishing281125
Journal of antibiotics research2574-5980Annex Publishers, LLC131123.1
Avicenna Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infection2383-0298Maad Rayan Publishing Company23241822.8
International journal of clinical microbiology and biochemical technology2766-3264Heighten Science Publications Corporation9122.2
American international journal of biology2334-2323American Research Institute for Policy Development9322.2
Archives of Ecotoxicology2644-4747SciCell51421.6
Infection and Drug Resistance1178-6973Dove Medical Press25412062220.7Website
Indian Journal of Microbiology Research2394-546XIP Innovative Publication Pvt Ltd61321720.7
International journal of clinical & medical microbiology2456-4028Graphy Publications393120.5
American journal of microbiology1948-982XScience Publications4412120.5
International Journal of Microbiology1687-918XHindawi Limited7381176420.2Website
Microbiology research journal international2456-7043Sciencedomain International1493120.1
Journal of Microbiology Research2166-5931Scientific and Academic Publishing23491920.1
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I publish my Antimicrobial paper?
You can publish your Antimicrobial paper in the Open Access journals in this list
What is Open Access (OA)?
Open access (OA) is a set of principles and practices through which research is freely distributed online
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the level of association between a journal being listed and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Physics Through Computation has a relevance of “100” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has relevance to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations represent the times that works have cited papers under this journal. In our case, we obtain this data from OpenAlex, an open catalog of scholarly papers. It's hard to say how accurate it is but it can give you a general idea on how prestigious the journal is. The more work that have cited it, the better.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
To search for more open journal lists under different topics, look on
How can I publish my paper on
We do not offer publishing services. If you'd like to get your paper published, I would suggest you find a journal that suits your needs.
What is an APC?
Authors usually have to pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) to cover the costs of peer review, publishing, and dissemination of published papers in a given journal.
What are the different Open Access types?
Depending on the license, a research paper might be categorised as a) Gold Open Access, b) Hybrid Open Access, c) Green Open Access, d) Bronze Open Access, e) Diamond Open Access, or f) Black Open Access