The Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences (ISSN 1338-5178) is an Open Access, peer-reviewed online scientific journal published by the Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences (Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra) from 2011. The major focus of the journal is regular publishing of original scientific articles, short communications and reviews about animal, plant and environmental microbiology (including bacteria, fungi, yeasts, algae, protozoa and viruses), microbial, animal and plant biotechnology and physiology, microbial, plant and animal genetics, molecular biology, agriculture and food chemistry and biochemistry, food control, evaluation and processing in food science and environmental sciences.

Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences is published 6 times per year in electronic version only as PDF file and preprint version as html version. We are publishing cca 120 publication per year.

Why publish in Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences?

The Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences is an international scientific journal with peer-reviewed articles by international experts of the particular problematic.

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We are constantly working  to improve the technologies used to enhance the visibility of your scientific paper mainly on the World Wide Web and in scientific databases.

Journal is registered in the next databases: WEB OF SCIENCESCOPUS, CABI, Proquest Central, Index Copwernicus, DOAJ, CAS, Ulirchs web, Sherpa Romeo, EBSCO Host, Crossref, Crosscheck, J-Gate, Google Scholar, EZB, FAO, Ganamics, Electronic Journal Library, WZB, Academic journals Database, NewJour, DRJI, Directory of Science, SciCentral, WorldCat, Journal Directory, SIS, DJQF, CiteFactor and many more…

Fees and Charges:

Authors are not required to pay handling fee. Publishing articles in the Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences is free.

The journal is available free of charge as an Open Access journal on the internet.

The Journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence. Papers can be published approximately 2 months after acceptance.

Article types

Regular Articles:

These should describe new and carefully confirmed findings, and experimental procedures should be given in sufficient detail for others to verify the work. The length of a full paper should be the minimum required to describe and interpret the work clearly.

Short Communications:

A Short Communication is suitable for recording the results of complete small investigations or, for giving details of new models or hypotheses, innovative methods, techniques or apparatus. The style of main sections does not need to conform to that of full-length papers. Short communications are non-limited.


Submissions of reviews and perspectives covering topics of current interest are welcome and encouraged. Reviews should be concise, but are non-limited. Review manuscripts are also peer-reviewed.