Open Access French Journals

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

French is Romance language

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.

This list of French Open Access journals will hopefully make it easier for you to decide where to publish your French manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor French journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. In many cases, you only see lists of French journals, nonetheless, in our case we have made the list with open access French journals in mind.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best French 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 French journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of French OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access French Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Éducation francophone en milieu minoritaire1718-5343University of Alberta - REEFMM242837.5
Revue nordique des études francophones =2003-0401Stockholm University Press371832.4Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I publish my French paper?
You can publish your French paper in the Open Access journals in this list
What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access refers to free access to information and unrestricted use of electronic resources for everyone. Any kind of digital content can be open access, from texts and data to software, audio, and video.
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
If a journal has a relevance of “100”, that means that the journal is fully related to the concept it is listed under. If, on the other hand, a journal has a relevance of “0”, that means that the journal doesn’t have any relation to the topic it is listed under. So Nutrition might have a low relevance when included in Open Computer Science Journals
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.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
To search for more open journal lists, look on OA.mg
How can I publish my paper on OA.mg?
That's exactly why we made these lists, so you can find a journal that will publish your paper. We at OA.mg don't offer publishing services.
What is an APC?
Article Processing Charges (APCs) are charged to authors of scholarly articles during the publication process. APCs are used by open access journals.
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