About the Journal
“Annales Academiae Medicae Silesiensis” (hereinafter referred to as AAMS) is the official journal of the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, publishing peer-reviewed review articles, original research works on medicine and pharmacy, as well as basic medical sciences, case studies, letters, book reviews and editorial commentaries in Polish and English. It has been published continuously since 1978.

Since 2013, the original (reference) version of the journal has been available electronically at www.annales.sum.edu.pl. Since 2015, the articles have been published on the website as part of an annual, without any division into separate issue numbers. Articles in English are preferred.

Access to articles is free of charge and does not require logging in.

The journal is indexed in the CAS databases, Index Copernicus (ICV 2020: 96,96), Polish Medical Bibliography and Polish Scientific Journals Database. Ministry of Education and Science – value 20.

Since February 2021, “Annales Academiae Medicae Silesiensis” is published in the open access (OA) system, and articles are made available under the CC BY-SA license (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International), specifying the rules for their use. Please read the new Regulations for publishing works in the "For Authors" tab.

Articles sent to the Editorial Board via the Editorial System by the end of January 2021 will be published on the old terms (with a copyright notice and the transfer of the copyrights to the Publisher of the journal, and the articles may be used only under fair use).

The publisher recommends that authors use the version published on the AAMS website for autonomous sharing/archiving of works and metadata in any repositories and journal indexing databases.

Authors do not bear for any costs related to the publication, nor do they receive any remuneration for it.