ISSN 0440-6605
eISSN 1336-9083
4 Issues per year
SCImago Journal & Country Rank IMPACT FACTOR 2022: 1.0
5-year IMPACT FACTOR: 1.1
CiteScore 2022: 1.9

HELMINTHOLOGIA is an Open Access scientific journal of the Slovak Academy of Sciences published quarterly in English since 1959 by the Institute of Parasitology of SAS, Slovak Republic. It is the only journal in Central Europe that encompasses the individual and collaborative efforts of scientists working on a variety of subjects associated with human and veterinary helminthology as well as plant nematology. Taking advantage of comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach it still maintains original spirit and is a principal source of fresh scientific information. Addressing the most up-to date topics journal earned its rightful and exceptional place next to the other high-quality scientific serials publishing in its field.


  • Helminths, endo and ectoparasites in human and animal hosts
  • Plant nematodes
  • Taxonomy, systematics, morphology and ultrastructure
  • Genetics
  • Molecular biology
  • Host responses against infections
  • Epidemiology and diagnostics
  • Anthelmintic resistance, pharmacology and treatment
  • Ecology and environment

Article formats

Original Research Articles, Reviews and Mini Reviews, Case Reports, Research Notes, Book Reviews, Letters to Editors, Editorial

Indexed and abstracted in:

AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library), ASCI-Database, Baidu Scholar, Cabell's Whitelist, CABI (over 50 subsections), Case, Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) – Caplus, Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - SciFinder, CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), CNPIEC - cnpLINKer, Crossref database, Dimensions, DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), EBSCO (relevant databases), EBSCO Discovery Service, Gale/Cengage, Genamics JournalSeek, Google Scholar, IBIDS (National Institutes of Health), J-Gate, JournalGuide, JournalTOCs, KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders), Microsoft Academic, MyScienceWork, Naver Academic, Naviga (Softweco), Primo Central (ExLibris), ProQuest (relevant databases), Publons, PubMed, PubMed Central, QOAM (Quality Open Access Market), ReadCube, Reaxys, SCImago (SJR), SCOPUS, Semantic Scholar, Sherpa/RoMEO, Summon (ProQuest), TDNet, Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb, WanFang Data, Web of Science - Biological Abstracts, Web of Science - BIOSIS Previews, Web of Science - Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology, and Environmental Sciences, Web of Science - Science Citation Index Expanded, WorldCat (OCLC), X-MOL

Copublisher and distribution rights:

Published by DE GRUYTER OPEN, Warsaw, Poland
Copyright and ownership: Institute of Parasitology Slovak Academy of Sciences, Košice, Slovak Republic

Dear Authors, Readers and Reviewers of Helminthologia, 

The Editorial Board obligation is to inform you that De Gruyter remains the only an exclusive publisher of Helminthologia.
The journal's content will remain available at: and

The Editors want to warn against any ungenuine websites that invite to submit the articles, with no links to the De Gryuter or Helminthologia active webpages, and underline that the journal did not form any partnerships with other publishers.