Austral Journal of Veterinary Sciences (Austral J Vet Sci) is a scientific journal published by the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences at the Universidad Austral de Chile, and it is sponsored by the University’s Department of Research and Development.

Austral Journal of Veterinary Sciences (ISSN0719-8000; ISSN0719-8132) is a continuation of the journal Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria (ISSN0301-732x; ISSN0717-6201).

Aim & Scope

Austral Journal of Veterinary Sciences, formerly Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, publishes original scientific contributions in English, containing the latest developments and discoveries in veterinary sciences. The journal covers topics such as animal health and production, preventive medicine, zoonosis, pharmacology and therapeutics, methods of diagnosis, and other areas related to the veterinary field.

Austral Journal of Veterinary Sciences aims to divulge information about advances in veterinary medicine among universities, research centres, industries, government agencies, biologists, agronomists and veterinarians.

Peer review policy

Austral Journal of Veterinary Sciences is a peer reviewed journal and follows a double-blind peer review process.

Open access

Austral Journal of Veterinary Sciences is an Open Access journal which allows its readers free access to all published articles, which are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers.

 Impact Factor

Due to tittle change, the Journal received its first Impact Factor in June 2019, which is 0.206

Article-processing charges

There is a publication charge that occurs upon article acceptance

Frequency of publication



Copyright on any article in Austral Journal of Veterinary Sciences is retained by the author(s). Authors grant Austral Journal of Veterinary Sciences a license to publish the article and identify itself as the original publisher. Authors also grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as its integrity is maintained and its original authors, citation details and publisher are identified. The Creative Commons Attribution License formalises these and other terms and conditions of publishing articles.

Creative Commons 4.0 (CC-BY)

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  • ISI – Web of Science (WoS)
  • Current Contents Agriculture, Biology and Environmental Sciences (CC/AB and ES)
  • Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, International (C.A.B.I.)
  • Chemical Abstracts
  • Current Citations [Computer File]
  • Dairy Science Abstracts
  • Helminthological Abstracts S.A.
  • Agrindex
  • Biological Abstracts
  • Periódica
  • Focus on: Veterinary Sciences and Medicine
  • Index Veterinarius
  • Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews, B: Livestock Feeds and Feeding
  • SciSearch
  • Ebsco