Focus and Scope

AMHA – Acta medico-historica Adriatica is a journal that deals with a wide range of medicohistorical topics. The aim of the Editoral Board is to publish articles related to the history of medicine and other related scientific disciplines, as well as of the cultural heritage of the Adriatic and Central Europe in its broadest sense. AMHA is published twice a year.

Publication Policy

AMHA publishes reviewed papers, as well as papers that are not subject to the reviewing procedure, provided they are original and have not been submitted for consideration to any other journal.  By giving their consent to be published, the authors give the journal the right for the first publication of the paper both in its printed and electronic format. Authors can publish their works in other publications, provided they cite relevant data about their paper's first publication in AMHA. There are no fees for submitting papers for consideration or for publication.

Reviewed Articles

The reviewed articles are accepted to be published after being positively reviewed by two anonymous reviewers (exceptionally three). The decision on the publication of articles in the AMHA is made by the Editorial Board. Editorial Board reserves the right to adjust the work in accordance with editorial propositions.

Manuscripts which are positively evaluated can be classified according to the following categorization:

 Original Scientific Articles

 Preliminary Communications

 Review Articles

 Professional Articles

 AMHA also publishes book reviews (extending to publication not older than three years), reports and announcements of upcoming medicohistorical events (public lectures, book promotions, scientific conferences), etc.

Publication Frequency

Journal is published twice a year.

Indexing and journal metrics

AMHA is indexed in:                                                                             AMHA journal metrics:      

Academic Search/EBSCO                                                             Q4 (medicine miscellaneous)
DOAJ                                                                                                                 H-index (7) 
EMBASE/Elsevier                                                                                           SNIP (0.302)  
Free Medical Journals                                                                                    SJR (0.15)
HRČAK                                                                                                                IF (0.14)
Index Copernicus
Web of Science/ESCI

Open Access Policy

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. The only constraint is to protect the authors's and publisher's integrity and their right to be properly acknowledged and cited. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

AMHA provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge, according to Creative Commons Licence.



                                        Publisher:                                                                                           Co-publisher:

Croatian Scientific Society for the History of Health Culture                               University of Rijeka, Faculty of Medicine 

                     Braće Branchetta 20, 51 000 Rijeka                                                 Braće Branchetta 20/1, 51 000 Rijeka

                                          Croatia                                                                                                     Croatia                                                           



                                                                                      Financial support: