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Basic and Clinical Andrology is a continuation of the French journal Andrologie, formerly published in the French language by Springer France. All content from Andrologie is freely available at Springer Link.
Aims and scope
Basic and Clinical Andrology is an open access journal within the domain of andrology, covering all aspects of male reproductive and sexual health in humans and animal models. The journal aims to bring to light the various clinical advancements and research developments in andrology from the international community.
Basic and Clinical Andrology is a continuation of the French journal Andrologie and is the official journal of the French Society of Andrology (SALF). As an open-access journal, Basic and Clinical Andrology can ensure wide distribution and increased visibility of authors’ work.
Roger Mieusset, Editor-in-Chief
"Andrology is important enough in human life for knowledge not to be restricted to a small community. Open access makes an article available freely available to anyone soon after it is accepted for publication. Accessibility to knowledge in andrology is not only required for all those involved in their everyday occupational life with male problems, but also for any scientific or medical teams. In this way, open access - and Basic and Clinical Andrology - is an open door in the andrological world."
Basic and Clinical Andrology is the official journal of French Society of Andrology (SALF). Authors from SALF are entitled to a discounted article-processing charge which is payable upon editorial acceptance of their manuscript for publication. To facilitate this, SALF members should indicate their membership (in payment option number 3) when submitting a manuscript.
Basic and Clinical Andrology is the official journal of the French Society of Andrology (SALF).
Annual Journal Metrics
35 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
32 days to first decision for all manuscripts
83 days from submission to acceptance
28 days from acceptance to publication
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