About European Thyroid Journal


European Thyroid Journal is a peer-reviewed journal, publishing original research in basic, translational and clinical thyroidology. Original contributions cover all aspects of the field, from molecular and cellular biology to immunology and biochemistry, from physiology to pathology, and from pediatric to adult thyroid diseases with a special focus on thyroid cancer.

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Publisher: Katherine Bryer




Publication model
Publication metrics
Peer review
Article types
Submitting an article
Publication charges
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Research data


Publication model


European Thyroid Journal is a fully gold open-access journal. Articles are published under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) licence. Articles are freely available to everyone to read and reuse immediately upon publication, provided the terms of the licence are met.

For more information, please see our Open Access page.


Publication metrics

  • Time to first decision: European Thyroid Journal aims to return a decision on a peer-reviewed article in less than a month
  • Time to online publication: Accepted manuscripts are published online and are fully citable within 24 hours of acceptance
  • Impact Factor: 3.5


Peer review


Articles published in European Thyroid Journal undergo peer review before acceptance. Key facts about the peer-review process are given below:

  • identity transparency: single anonymized
  • reviewer interacts with: editor
  • review information published: none

If an article is not accepted for publication, we may offer the author the opportunity to transfer their submission to other suitable journals published by Bioscientifica.

More information about the peer-review process can be found on our Peer-review process page.


Article types


European Thyroid Journal publishes the following types of article:

  • Research Articles
  • Reviews
  • Case Reports
  • Editorials
  • Letters to the Editor


Submitting an article to European Thyroid Journal


Authors can find all the information needed to prepare articles for submission to European Thyroid Journal on our Author Guidelines page.

Once an article is ready to submit, authors are advised to visit our How to Submit page.

Submissions are managed though the European Thyroid Journal ScholarOne Manuscripts site.


Publication charges


European Thyroid Journal has the following publication charges:

  • Article Publication Charge: EUR 2000, plus VAT where applicable. Please see the Publication charges page for more details.
  • Colour charges: There are no colour costs charged when publishing in European Thyroid Journal.




European Thyroid Journal maintains the highest standards of publication and research ethics and is a member of the Committee for Publication Ethics (COPE).

Authors, Reviewers and Editors are expected to comply with Bioscientifica’s Ethical Policy.



Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


European Thyroid Journal recognises that there are biases and inequalities in the publishing system. We are committed to scrutinising our own processes and policies to prevent bias, reduce inequality and better represent and serve our diverse community of authors, reviewers, editors and readers.



Research data


European Thyroid Journal supports open data and strongly encourages authors to publicly release all data supporting the analysis and conclusions of primary research articles, on or before publication of the article.

All primary research articles published in European Thyroid Journal should include a Data Availability Statement.

More information is on our Research data page.




European Thyroid Journal is indexed in:

  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
  • Google Scholar
  • PubMed and PubMed Central
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science)
  • SCImago
  • Scopus


Digital preservation


Articles published in European Thyroid Journal are archived in LOCKSS and Portico to ensure that these articles are preserved in the long term.