Aim & Scope

The European Journal of Midwifery (Abbr: Eur J Midwifery; ISSN: 2585-2906) is an open access and double-blind peer-reviewed scientific journal, that encompasses all aspects of the practice of midwifery, especially focused on midwifery research, support, care and advice during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period. The overall aim of the journal is to foster, promote and disseminate research involving midwifery education and clinical practice. While the journal is European, it warmly welcomes and publishes submissions and content from all over the world, linking the global community.

Full Journal Title: European Journal of Midwifery
Abbreviated Title: Eur J Midwifery
ISSN (electronic): 2585-2906
Publisher: European Publishing
Publisher Address: Science and Technological Park of Crete, Greece
Association: Under the auspices of the Hellenic Midwives Association
Editors: See Editorial Board page
Peer Review: Double Blind
Rejection Rate: In 2022 the rejection rate of EJM is 58%
Publication Frequency: Continuous
Publication Medium: Electronic Only
Publication website:
First Year Published: 2017
Article Processing Charges: Articles that are accepted for publication carry an APC of 1750 Euro (exclusive of VAT where applicable), unless one of the below criteria apply:
  • All manuscripts from Low-Income Countries are automatically granted a waiver.
  • Manuscripts from Low Middle-Income Countries and from authors of High-Income Countries who are unable to pay the APC, are evaluated on a case by case basis by the Editor-in-Chief and the Publisher.
  • Editorials and Letters to the Editor do not have any APCs.
Development of the journal has been partially funded through the Smart Specialisation Strategy of Crete (S3), an innovation policy concept to support regional prioritization in innovative sectors, fields or technologies. The European Commission introduced the S3 concept in the EU Cohesion Policy 2014-2020 as an ‘ex-ante conditionality’ for European regions to obtain funding for research and innovation from the European Regional Development Fund.

Interested in supporting the journal?
There are no fees associated with supporting the journal, supporting organisations must simply be dedicated midwifery associations that wish to support the academic development of midwifery as a science and practice.







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