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Number of submissions received annually: 


2013: 335

2012: 324

2011: 265


Percentage of submissions accepted 

2013: 22%

2012: 23%

2011: 22%


Percentage of submissions that receive at least one referee report: 98% 


Average time for manuscript review in months: 3


If possible, give details.

a. Editorial decision within 2 months: 25%

b. Editorial decision between 2 and 6 months: 50%

c. Editorial decision between 7 months and 1 year: 20%

d. Editorial decision of more than 1 year: 5%


The journal has a printed version. 

Average time from acceptance to print publication in months: 10 


The journal has an 'online first' system. 

Average time from acceptance to online publication in months: 1 


Submissions are not anonymous to the editors. 


Submissions are anonymous to the reviewers. 


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Publisher: Springer 

Editor(s)-in-chief: Hannes Leitgeb 

Full name: Hannes Leitgeb 

Title/position: professor 

Email address: Hannes.Leitgeb@lmu.de 

Street address:Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1 

City: Munich 

State/province: n/a 

Zip/postal code: D-80539 

Country: Germany 

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