Open Access Developing country Journals

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

Developing country is nation with a low living standard relative to other countries

All articles published in Open Access journals have undergone peer review and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.

We hope this list of Developing country OA journals will be helpful for you in deciding where to publish your Developing country manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Developing country journals that may be relevant to your field of study. In any case, we've also included other journals that may also offer more affordable publishing fees.Rather than just the top hits Developing country journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Developing country journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Developing country 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 Developing country journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Developing country OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Developing country Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Journal of public and professional sociology2154-8935Kennesaw State University, Horace W. Sturgis Library10100Website
Mathews journal of HIV/AIDS2474-6916Mathews International Publishers3033.3
Insight-Energy science2661-3042PiscoMed Publishing Pte Ltd3733.3
Analytical notes2708-8049International Monetary Fund3033.3
International Journal of MCH and AIDS2161-864XGlobal Health and Education Projects, Inc. (GHEP)233125928.3Website
Journal of HIV/AIDS and infectious diseases (JAID)2332-483XJScholar113627.3
Remittances review2059-6588Transnational Press London677626.9
African Population Studies2308-7854Stellenbosch University - African Population Studies754298925.9Website
IZA Journal of development and migration2520-1786De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.362725Website
Genus0016-6987Springer Nature773316224.8Website
Journal of new business ventures2632-962XSAGE9722.2Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

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?
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How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often articles from this journal have been referenced in other works. OpenAlex is where we get this data from. Although the accuracy is debatable, it can nevertheless help you get a sense of how prestigious a journal is in general.
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