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About Frontiers

Frontiers is a leading research publisher. Our role is to provide the world’s scientists with a rigorous and efficient publishing experience.

Powered by custom-built technology, artificial intelligence, and a collaborative peer review, our community journals give experts in more than 1,800 academic fields an open access platform to publish high quality, high impact research. ​

Through our outreach work to build strong partnerships with business, policymakers, and educators, we’re leading the transition to open science.​

Our mission

Our mission is to make science open – so that scientists can collaborate better and innovate faster to deliver the solutions that enable healthy lives on a healthy planet. 

Research is the foundation of modern society and it’s thanks to advances in science that we enjoy longer, healthier and more prosperous lives than ever before in human history. We want to make science even more powerful by ensuring it is openly available. This way, society will be able to generate more knowledge and accelerate innovation, health and prosperity for all. 

Our core values are key to achieving our mission and form a golden thread through everything we do.

Our innovations

We place researchers at the center of everything we do and empower them through pioneering technology, artificial intelligence, outstanding service and rigorous quality standards.  

Community-driven journals
Leading researchers serve as independent editors and reviewers on our editorial boards.

Research Topics 
Collaborative hubs bringing communities of researchers together around emerging and important areas of research.

Collaborative peer review
Our unique online forum with real-time interactions to ensure rigorous, constructive and transparent peer review.

AIRA – our artificial intelligence review assistant 
AI which supports the review and quality control of research articles.

Impact metrics 
A suite of article level metrics, measuring article and author impact. 

Frontiers for Young Minds 
A platform where kids engage with leading scientists in reviewing cutting-edge research.

Key facts

  • Articles published with us have been cited 9.4 million times, and viewed and downloaded more than 2.8 billion times

  • 109 of the journals published by Frontiers have an Impact Factor

  • 113 of the journals published by Frontiers have a CiteScore

Frontiers June 2024

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