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Frontiers is the 3rd most-cited and 6th largest research publisher and open science platform.

Our research journals are community-driven and peer-reviewed by editorial boards of over 202,000 top researchers. Featuring pioneering technology, artificial intelligence, and rigorous quality standards, our research articles have been viewed more than 1.9 billion times, reflecting the power of open research. 

Our mission

Our mission is to make science open – so that scientists can collaborate better and innovate faster to deliver the solutions that enable healthy lives on a healthy planet. 

Research is the foundation of modern society and it’s thanks to advances in science that we enjoy longer, healthier and more prosperous lives than ever before in human history. We want to make science even more powerful by ensuring it is openly available. This way, society will be able to generate more knowledge and accelerate innovation, health and prosperity for all. 

Our innovations

We place researchers at the center of everything we do and empower them through pioneering technology, artificial intelligence, outstanding service and rigorous quality standards.  

Community-driven journals
Leading researchers serve as independent editors and reviewers on our editorial boards.

Research Topics 
Article collections showcasing emerging and important areas of research.

Collaborative peer review
Our unique online forum with real-time interactions to ensure rigorous, constructive and transparent peer review.

AIRA – Artificial Intelligence Review Assistant 
AI which supports the review and quality-control of research articles.

Impact metrics 
A suite of article level metrics, measuring article and author impact.

An academic network fully integrated into our publishing platform, maximizing discoverability and impact. 

Frontiers for Young Minds 
A platform where kids engage with leading scientists in reviewing cutting-edge research.

Key facts

World map showing the distribution of Frontiers’ one point nine billion views and downloads and three point eight million citations. Frontiers is the third most-cited publisher globally
June twenty twenty-two progress report covering the increase in publications, new hires, disciplines, and authors
Frontiers June 2022