Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences has been published since 1998 by the Association of Basic Medical Sciences of FBIH. It has a broad scope and readership in the fields of preclinical sciences and translational medicine. Renowned international experts are members of our Editorial board. Each article is subjected to a thorough peer review and plagiarism check. If accepted, articles went through detailed copyediting. Access to full text of published articles is permanently secured by depositing them to PubMed Central and several other repositories. Permanent links to published articles are secured by DOI numbers.

High visibility

  • Open access: articles are freely available to readers immediately after publication
  • Highly accessed content: More than 82,000 visits per month, estimated, combined from all databases and the Journal website
    • 32,000 visits per month at PubMed Central (June 2019)
    • 20,000 visits per month at Journal's website (June 2019)
    • 30,000 visits per month estimated from Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar, and others

Indexeding and abstracting

Timely publication

  • Time to First Editorial Decision (Rejection or Peer Review): 3 days
  • Time to First Decision after review (Rejection or Revision or Acceptance): 35 days
  • Time from Acceptance to Publication: 3 days (if no significant language editing is required)
  • Rejections without peer review: 40%
  • Acceptance Rate: 15%

Meaningful metrics

Track the success of your article by individualized Article-Level Metrics (Dimensions and PlumX) reflecting the viewership, download rates, social sharing, citations, field citation ratio, and relative citation ratio for each published article in real time, helping you illustrate the impact of your research

Journal Impact Factor® (JCR/Clarivate Analytics):

  • 2018 = 1.458
  • 2017 = 1.432
  • 2016 = 0.906
  • 2015 = 0.652
  • 2014 = 0.443

CiteScore® (SCOPUS/Elsevier)

Journal's Blog: https://blog.bjbms.org

  • Publishes non-technical author's summaries for media and wide non-expert audience to promote the author's findings and research
  • Publishes interviews with experts
  • Publishes commentaries