Polymers in Medicine

Polim. Med.
Index Copernicus (ICV 2022) – 121.55
MEiN – 70
Average rejection rate – 39.13%
ISSN 0370-0747 (print)
ISSN 2451-2699 (online) 
Periodicity – biannual

Copyright and open access

Polymers in Medicine is an open access, peer-reviewed journal.

Advertising policy

Polymers in Medicine does not accept advertising and sponsorship. We are funded by Wroclaw Medical University (Poland), which is a public institution.

Open access

Polymers in Medicine is an open access, peer-reviewed journal. All articles are published in Open Access model and distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) License. License is available at Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0

Publisher and editors of Polymers in Medicine support the principle of the Budapest Open Access Initiative: https://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org


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Polymers in Medicine has been signing License Agreements since January 2017. Before that, Authors transferred the copyrights to the article to the Publisher (Wroclaw Medical University).