Open Access Consciousness Journals

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

Consciousness is the state or quality of sentience or awareness of internal or external existence

Open Access journals publish research articles that are free to to view and download. The main difference between articles in open access journals and those in closed journals is the business model. Both types of articles have to undergo the same peer review process.

Our team made this list of Consciousness Open Access journals with the aim to help you to decide where to publish your Consciousness manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Consciousness journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. Rather than displaying just the most relevant Consciousness journals, we have made an in-depth list of all the open accesss Consciousness journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Consciousness 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 Consciousness journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Consciousness OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Consciousness Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Kankyō shisutemu kenkyū rombunshū1345-959710100
Philosophy and the mind sciences2699-0369MIND Group4810554.2Website
Neuroscience of Consciousness2057-2107176170552.3Website
International journal of advanced nursing science and practice2320-0278Cloud Publications2050
P'sik'ika problemebi perspek'tivebi1512-0864Collegium Basilea2750
International journal of journalism & mass communication2349-2635Graphy Publications3133.3
Historical Encounters: A Journal of Historical Consciousness, Historical Cultures, and History Education2203-7543HERMES History Education Research Network805921.3Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I publish my Consciousness paper?
You can publish your Consciousness paper in the Open Access journals in this list
What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access aims to provide immediate and unrestricted access to research articles while along you to also share it freely
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
In the table above, relevance is used to determine the level of association between a journal and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations demonstrate how frequently publications from this journal are cited in other papers. We obtain this information via OpenAlex. Although the accuracy is questionable, it might nevertheless aid you in gaining an understanding of how prestigious a publication is overall.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
If you are looking for an author or journal article, you can type it in the name, title, or DOI in the search box above to see more results. If you want to see a similar list to this one, take a look on
How can I publish my paper on
Our focus at is to disseminate existing open access research papers. For this reason, we do not offer publishing services.
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?
Although there are Gold, Green, Hybrid, Bronze, Diamond, and Black Open Access licenses, here are the most common ones: Full Gold Open Access: article is freely and permanently accessible for everyone, immediately after publication. Hybrid Open Access: refers to a publishing model in which subscription-based journals allow authors to make individual articles gold open access immediately on payment of an article publication charge. Green Open Access: refers to the possibility to make subscription-based journal articles open access by uploading the peer-reviewed and accepted author manuscript to an institutional repository (such as DiVA)