Print ISSN 3008-4016 / Online ISSN 3008-4016

Papers submitted to European Journal of Rheology are subject to accurate peer review so as to ensure that the research published is quality content.

Before the beginning of the refereeing process, manuscripts are initially screened by the editors. At this stage manuscripts may be rejected directly by the editors if deemed to be beyond the scope of the journal, or scientifically or linguistically substandard.

Manuscripts that have successfully gone through the screening stage are then sent out for review and all correspondence takes place via e-mail. Although the peer-review process is accelerated by the use of electronic communication, high-quality peer-review standards are applied to all manuscripts submitted to the journal.

Each manuscript is sent to at least two independent referees. European Journal of Rheology employs a ‘double blind’ review process: authors are not told who reviewed their paper, and reviewers are not told who wrote the paper. Members of the editorial team cannot be peer reviewers.

Peer reviewers are asked to give their opinion on a number of issues pertinent to the scientific and formal aspects of the paper, and to evaluate papers on grounds of originality, quality of empirical work and argument, quality of research methodology or/and argumentation and quality of written language. In addition, non-discriminatory language is mandatory; sexist or racist terms should not be used, and their presence will result in immediate rejection by the editors. All relevant information will be forwarded to the author(s).


Peer reviewers will have the following possible options for each article:

•    Accept Unconditionally

•    Accept after revision

•    Revise and resubmit

•    Reject Unconditionally

The revisions should be made according to reviewer comments along with their response on each specified comment. The author should send his views and consent through author response form to the reviewer for re-evaluation. The maximum time of revision will be 10 days based on major or minor revisions.

The final decision to accept or reject the paper and the recommendation is of handling editors who has been responsible for the evaluation of the paper.

All peer-review reports and related correspondence will be archived by the journal. This documentation may be made available to a third party in the event of an audit.

About us

European Journal of Rheology is an international journal that publishes reviewed original research papers of both experimental and theoretical nature in the field of and Rheology