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Angewandte Chemie: Quick facts and submission tips

Angewandte Chemie: Quick facts and submission tips

This post provides information that potential contributors to the journal Angewandte Chemie would find useful. From editorial information and impact factor to some useful links for authors, this post includes everything 

Aims and scope

Angewandte Chemie publishes papers related to all branches of chemistry and related disciplines. The international edition is in English and the national edition is in German.


Wiley-VCH (for the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, or the German Chemical Society)

Frequency of publication

Weekly (52 issues a year, which make up one volume).

Editorial information

Peter Gölitz is the Editor and has been holding this position since 1982. The editorial team comprises two deputy editors, an editorial board with twenty members, and an international advisory board with forty-four members. Further details are available here:


Angewandte Chemie publishes contributions under the following categories: communications, Review articles, mini reviews, essays, highlights, correspondence, corrigenda, book reviews, and obituaries. ‘Although Reviews, Minireviews, and Essays are generally written upon invitation of the editor, they can also be the result of an author’s own initiative.’ The maximum acceptable length of each of the categories is specified in terms of the number of characters including spaces (and not in terms of the number of words). More details are available as part of author guidelines.


All manuscripts must be uploaded through the Editorial Manager system of VCH-Wiley after logging in as an author (new authors are required to register first) at


The journal follows the standard review process. Guidance to reviewers is available here (prospective authors may also benefit from the guidelines):


Angewandte Chemie helps authors to prepare their papers in the required format by providing separate templates for different categories of contributions. An extensive list of keywords is also provided, and the authors are advised to select at least two of the five keywords from that list. The guidelines to authors also offer succinct advice on writing abstracts, introductions, methods, and conclusions. The guidelines are available here:


The impact factor for 2014 is 11.261.


Journal homepage:

Instructions to authors:

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