The EMBO Journal
The EMBO Journal has been EMBO's flagship publication for 30 years. With a scope that spans all areas of molecular biology, the journal has an international reputation for quality and originality.
The EMBO Journal publishes papers describing original research of broad general interest in molecular and cell biology - a particular emphasis is placed on molecular mechanism and physiological relevance.
Subject categories are listed on the journal's website.
Editorial offices: EMBO, Heidelberg
Published for EMBO by Nature Publishing Group
Published bi-monthly online and in print
Licenses and copyright
Authors may choose to publish their work Open Access, with a choice of three licenses.
Authors retain the copyright to their work and grant EMBO an exclusive license to publish it. After 6 months, authors are encouraged to archive the pre-edited, accepted papers in online repositories such as PubMedCentral and if authors opt in to the service, EMBO will do this for them. After 1 year, all content in the journals converts to ‘Open Access’ in its published form and is included in this form in PubMedCentral.