Scopus-indexed journals in Chemistry

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings. Scopus is currently indexing nearly 36,377 journals from approximately 11,678 publishers. In this blog post, we will be listing Scopus-indexed chemistry journals.

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There are more than 500 Scopus indexed journals that publish chemistry-related research. However, we are listing the top 25 Scopus indexed chemistry journals. More chemistry journals can be found at

Top 25 Scopus indexed chemistry Journals

S. No.Journal TitlePublisherE-ISSNJournal ScopeSJR
1Nature ChemistryNature Publishing Group17554330, 17554349Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous) (Q1); Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1)8.384
2EnergyChemElsevier BV25897780Biomaterials (Q1); Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Energy (miscellaneous) (Q1)7.488
3Accounts of Chemical ResearchAmerican Chemical Society00014842, 15204898Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)7.469
4ACS Energy LettersAmerican Chemical Society23808195Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Energy Engineering and Power Technology (Q1); Fuel Technology (Q1); Materials Chemistry (Q1); Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment (Q1)7.362
5ChemElsevier Inc.24519294Biochemistry (Q1); Biochemistry (medical) (Q1); Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous) (Q1); Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Environmental Chemistry (Q1); Materials Chemistry (Q1)6.073
6Progress in Polymer ScienceElsevier Ltd.796700Ceramics and Composites (Q1); Materials Chemistry (Q1); Organic Chemistry (Q1); Polymers and Plastics (Q1); Surfaces and Interfaces (Q1)5.886
7Journal of the American Chemical SocietyAmerican Chemical Society15205126, 00027863Biochemistry (Q1); Catalysis (Q1); Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Colloid and Surface Chemistry (Q1)5.728
8Angewandte Chemie – International EditionJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd14337851, 15213773Catalysis (Q1); Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1)5.126
9Trends in ChemistryCell Press25895974Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1)5.04
10Advanced Functional MaterialsWiley-VCH Verlag1616301XBiomaterials (Q1); Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Condensed Matter Physics (Q1); Electrochemistry (Q1); Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials (Q1); Materials Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Q1)5
11Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Molecular ScienceJohn Wiley & Sons Inc.17590876, 17590884Biochemistry (Q1); Computational Mathematics (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q1); Materials Chemistry (Q1); Physical and Theoretical Chemistry (Q1)4.903
12Nature CommunicationsNature Publishing Group20411723Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous) (Q1)4.846
13Carbon EnergyJohn Wiley & Sons Inc.26379368Energy (miscellaneous) (Q1); Materials Chemistry (Q1); Materials Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment (Q1)4.527
14Applied Catalysis B: EnvironmentalElsevier18733883, 09263373Catalysis (Q1); Environmental Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Process Chemistry and Technology (Q1)4.466
15Coordination Chemistry ReviewsElsevier108545Inorganic Chemistry (Q1); Materials Chemistry (Q1); Physical and Theoretical Chemistry (Q1)4.442
16ACS CatalysisAmerican Chemical Society21555435Catalysis (Q1); Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1)4.202
17ACS Central ScienceAmerican Chemical Society23747951, 23747943Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous) (Q1); Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1)4.093
18Nano LettersAmerican Chemical Society15306992, 15306984Bioengineering (Q1); Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Condensed Matter Physics (Q1); Materials Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Mechanical Engineering (Q1); Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Q1)3.761
19Global Change BiologyWiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd13652486, 13541013Ecology (Q1); Environmental Chemistry (Q1); Environmental Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Global and Planetary Change (Q1)3.685
20Small MethodsJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd23669608Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Materials Science (miscellaneous) (Q1)3.668
21Materials HorizonsRoyal Society of Chemistry20516347, 20516355Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Q1); Materials Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Mechanics of Materials (Q1); Process Chemistry and Technology (Q1)3.667
22Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth SystemsWiley-Blackwell19422466Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Environmental Chemistry (Q1); Global and Planetary Change (Q1)3.633
23Surface Science ReportsElsevier01675729, 1879274XChemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Condensed Matter Physics (Q1); Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials (Q1); Materials Chemistry (Q1); Metals and Alloys (Q1); Surfaces and Interfaces (Q1); Surfaces, Coatings and Films (Q1)3.526
24SmallWiley-VCH Verlag16136829, 16136810Biomaterials (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Engineering (miscellaneous) (Q1); Materials Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Q1)3.225
25Annual Review of Physical ChemistryAnnual Reviews Inc.0066426X, 15451593Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Physical and Theoretical Chemistry (Q1)3.171
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