About Acta Dermato-Venereologica

Acta Dermato-Venereologica - a Journal in the Field of Dermatology and Venereology

Is an international peer-reviewed journal for clinical and experimental research in the field of dermatology and venereology.

As of January 2017 it is totally Open Access and our archive is freely accessible for everybody with Internet.

It was founded in 1920 by Johan Almqvist and edited during 1936-1969 by Sven Hellerström. Since 1970, the journal has been published for the Society for the Publication of Acta Dermato-Venereologica on a non-profit basis.

Acta Dermato-Venereologica publishes high-quality manuscripts in English in the field of Dermatology and Venereology, dealing with new observations on basic dermatological and venereological research, as well as clinical investigations. Each volume also features a number of Original articles in special areas, as well as Short communications to stimulate debate and to disseminate important clinical observations. Acta Dermato-Venereologica has rapid publication times and is amply illustrated with a large number of colour photographs.

Journal in the Field of Dermatology and Venereology

ISI Impact Factor 2020: 2-year: 4.437; 5-year: 4.379.

Owner: Society for Publication of Acta Dermato-Venereologica

Publisher: Medical Journals Sweden AB

Acta Dermato-Venereologica covers basic and clinical studies encompassing:
  • Atopic dermatitis and contact allergy
  • Facial dermatoses and adnexal disorders
  • New treatments
  • Psoriasis and genodermatoses
  • Psychodermatology
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Skin biology and inflammation
  • Skin cancer and pigmentation
  • Skin immunology and lymphoma
  • Urticaria and itch
  • Wound healing and tissue repair

Extensive papers, proceedings from congresses and symposia are printed as supplements to the journal. Announcements concerning pertinent dermatological meetings and books received are also published.
Readership: Doctors and scientists interested in dermatology, skin biology and venereology

Acta Dermato-Venereologica is indexed in the following:


Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases
Biotechnology Abstracts
Chemical Abstracts
CSA Neurosciences Abstracts
Current Advances in Cancer Research
Current Contents/Clinical Medicine
Current Contents/Life Sciences
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
ElsevierBIOBASE/Current Awareness in Biological Sciences
Dairy Science Abstracts
Dokumentation Arbeitsmedizin
EMBASE/Excerpta Medica
Helminthological Abstracts
Immunology Abstracts
Index Medicus/MEDLINE
Periodicals Scanned and Abstracted. Life Science Collection
Medical Documentation Service
Microbiology Abstracts Section B. Bacteriology

Microbiology Abstracts Section C. Algology, Mycology and Protozoology
Nematological Abstracts
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews Series A. Human & Experimental
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews Series B. Livestock Feeds and Feeding
PESTDOC; Protozoological Abstracts
Reference Update; Research Alert
Review of Medical and Veterinary Mycology
Review of Medical and Veterinary Entomology
Review of Plant Pathology
Safety and Health at Work
Science Citation Index; SciSearch
Tropical Diseases Bulletin

ISSN: 0001-5555

EISSN: 1651-2057



Acta Dermato-Venereologica is the official journal of European Society of Dermatology and Psychiatry (ESDaP)