Polish Journal of Microbiology, founded in 1952 as Acta Microbiologica Polonica, is a broad-based international microbiological journal covering: general microbiology, bacterial physiology, molecular biology and genetics, virology, clinical bacteriology, environmental microbiology and biotechnology. Current Impact Factor (IF) for 2012-2013 is 0,871 and 5-year IF is 1,059.

Polish Journal of Microbiology publishes mainly original research articles including short communications, but also minireviews, book reviews and press releases. All the papers should be prepared according to "Instructions for Authors" which always included in the first issue of every volume and available at this page.
The papers appear within 3 months after final acceptance. Abstracts and full texts of the papers (as pdf's) are available directly after the printed version appears.

Polish Journal of Microbiology has been selected for coverage in Thomson Scientific products and customers information services. Beginning with No 1, Vol. 57, 2008 information on the contents of the PJM will be included in:
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI) and
  • Journal Citation Reports (JCR)/Science Edition.
Polish Journal of Microbiology is currently indexed in:
  • BIOSIS/Biological Abstracts,
  • EMBASE/Excerpta Medica,
  • Index Medicus/MEDLINE,
  • Cambridge Scientific Abstracts,
  • Index Copernicus.
Submission of manuscripts in various areas of Microbiology is very welcome.
After acceptance of the paper the copyrights are reserved to the Publisher. No part of the publication may be reproduced in any form without prior written permission of the Publisher, Polish Society of Microbiologists.