Scopus indexed open access journals

Scopus journals are considered reputed journals worldwide. Scopus covers nearly 38,000 titles from approximately 11,678 publishers. Out of these total journals, around 5800 journals are open access. Open access journals keep their research papers freely available on the Internet and openly accessible to everyone. This blog post aims to provide a list of top Scopus indexed open access journals.

Top 100 Scopus indexed open access journals

S.No.Journal TitleCiteScoreScope
1Living Reviews in Relativity84.8Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
2Molecular Cancer52.7
Cancer Research
3The Lancet Global Health41.8
General Medicine
4The Lancet Public Health39.7
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
5Living Reviews in Solar Physics38.5
Space and Planetary Science
6Annual Review of Plant Biology38.3
Plant Science
7Studies in Mycology33.4Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
8Nucleic Acids Research28.0Genetics
9Journal of Hematology and Oncology27.5Molecular Biology
10Journal of Extracellular Vesicles27.4Histology
11Light: Science and Applications27.0Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
12Physical Review X26.5General Physics and Astronomy
13InfoMat25.3Surfaces, Coatings and Films
14Array25.2General Computer Science
15Journal of the American Chemical Society25.2Biochemistry
17International journal of oral science24.4General Dentistry
18Applied Computing and Informatics24.3Computer Science Applications
19Nature Communications23.2
20Nano-Micro Letters22.9Electrical and Electronic Engineering
21Protection and Control of Modern Power Systems22.8Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
22Military Medical Research22.5General Medicine
23Eurosurveillance22.1Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
24Limnology And Oceanography Letters22.0Aquatic Science
25Molecular Biology and Evolution21.9Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
26OpenNano21.9Pharmaceutical Science
27ACS Central Science21.4General Chemical Engineering
28Molecular Neurodegeneration21.1Neurology (clinical)
29Advanced Science20.8General Engineering
30Journal of Clinical Investigation20.8General Medicine
31Reviews in Physics20.5General Physics and Astronomy
32The Lancet Digital Health20.5Health Informatics
33The Lancet Planetary Health20.5Health Policy
34Bone Research20.4Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
35Genome Biology20.1Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
36Optica19.8Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
37Protein and Cell19.4Drug Discovery
38National Science Review19.1
39npj Flexible Electronics19.1Electrical and Electronic Engineering
40Emerging Microbes and Infections19.0Parasitology
41Conservation Letters18.7Nature and Landscape Conservation
42Science advances18.5
43Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy18.4Genetics
44The Lancet Microbe18.4Infectious Diseases
45Decision Making: Applications in Management and Engineering18.1General Decision Sciences
46Journal of Experimental and Clinical Cancer Research18.1Oncology
47Biomaterials Research17.8Medicine (miscellaneous)
48NPG Asia Materials17.8Modeling and Simulation
49Cell Discovery17.3Biochemistry
50Environment international17.1General Environmental Science
51Journal of Advanced Research17.1
52Journal of Innovation and Knowledge17.0Business and International Management
53Theranostics16.7Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics (miscellaneous)
54Plant Biotechnology Journal16.6Agronomy and Crop Science
55Carbon Energy16.4Materials Science (miscellaneous)
56Redox Biology16.4Organic Chemistry
57EMBO Molecular Medicine16.2Molecular Medicine
58Molecular Systems Biology16.2Applied Mathematics
59Annals of Surgery16.1Surgery
60Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B15.9General Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
61Journal of Cleaner Production15.8Strategy and Management
62Journal of Biomedical Science15.7Pharmacology (medical)
63Experimental and Molecular Medicine15.6Biochemistry
64Cell Reports15.1General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
65eBioMedicine15.0General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
66PLoS Medicine15.0General Medicine
67PLoS Biology14.9General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
68Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series14.7Space and Planetary Science
69Chemical Science14.7General Chemistry
70Journal of Bioresources and Bioproducts14.6Forestry
71Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry14.5Physiology
72Engineering14.5General Engineering
73Resources, Conservation and Recycling: X14.5Economics and Econometrics
74ACS applied materials & interfaces14.4General Materials Science
75Journal of Big Data14.4Information Systems and Management
76Bioactive Materials14.3Biomedical Engineering
77Cancer Communications14.3Oncology
78Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer14.3Pharmacology
79Nano Materials Science14.3Mechanics of Materials
80Critical Care14.2Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
81Journal of Innate Immunity14.2Immunology and Allergy
82Digital Communications and Networks14.1Computer Networks and Communications
83Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle14.1Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
84Ultrasonics Sonochemistry14.1Acoustics and Ultrasonics
85npj Computational Materials14.0Modeling and Simulation
86Mycosphere13.9Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
87Advanced Photonics13.8Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
88Aging Cell13.8Aging
89Astrophysical Journal Letters13.8Space and Planetary Science
90Earth System Science Data13.8General Earth and Planetary Sciences
91Environmental Health Perspectives13.8Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
92European Journal of Psychology Applied to Legal Context13.8Law
93Advances in Physics: X13.7General Physics and Astronomy
94npj Clean Water13.7Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
95npj Climate and Atmospheric Science13.7Atmospheric Science
96Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine and Biotechnology13.6Pharmaceutical Science
97Materials Research Letters13.6General Materials Science
98Cell Death and Disease13.5Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
99Genome Medicine13.4Genetics
100JCI insight13.4
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