Open Access Nephrology Journals

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

Nephrology is medical specialty that concerns itself with the kidneys

Open Access journals publish papers that are free to the reader to download. OA papers have undergone peer review and are not more or less stringent than papers in closed journals — the main difference is in the business model.

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

Open Access Nephrology Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
ISRN Nephrology2314-405XHindawi (International Scholarly Research Network)20100
Case reports in nephrology and urology1664-5510S. Karger AG10100
BANTAO Journal1312-2517De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.1005294
BMC Nephrology1471-2369Springer Nature38174673368.6Website
Renal Replacement Therapy2059-1381Springer Nature410134152.7Website
Canadian journal of kidney health and disease2054-3581SAGE603378130.5Website
Urology & Nephrology Open Access Journal2378-3176MedCrave Group3586927.9
American medical journal1949-0070Science Publications4125
Nephron Physiology1660-2137S. Karger AG381796324.1
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I publish my Nephrology paper?
You can publish your Nephrology 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?
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 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.
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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, which means the paper is freely available and fully accessible to everyone, b) Hybrid Open Access, which means that the authors can pay an APC to make the paper freely available, or c) Green Open Access, which means that there is a possiblity to make subcription based journal articles freely avaiable by uploading the peer-reviewed article to an instiutional repository. Among these, Diamond, Black, and Bronze Open Access also exist.