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October 26, 2016

Higher Structures Journal

Posted by John Baez

Michael Batanin, Ralph Kaufmann and Martin Markl are the editors of a new diamond open access journal called Higher Structures. The managing editor is Mark Weber, and here’s the editorial board:

Clemens Berger, Université Nice-Sophia Antipolis

Vladimir Dotsenko, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

Tobias Dyckerhoff, Hausdorff Center for Mathematics

Benoit Fresse, Université de Lille

Richard Garner, Macquarie University

André Henriques, Universiteit Utrecht

Joachim Kock, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Stephen Lack, Macquarie University

Andrey Lazarev, Lancaster University

Muriel Livernet, Université Paris Diderot

Michael Makkai, McGill University

Yuri Manin, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics

Ieke Moerdijk, Universiteit Utrecht

Amnon Neeman, Australian National University

Maria Ofelia Ronco, Universidad de Talca

Jiří Rosický, Masaryk University

James Stasheff, University of Pennsylvania

Ross Street, Macquarie University

Bertrand Toën, Université de Toulouse

Boris Tsygan, Northwestern University

Bruno Vallette, Université Paris 13

Michel Van den Bergh, Universiteit Hasselt

Alexander Voronov, University of Minnesota

Here are some of their policies:

Focus and Scope

This journal publishes articles that make significant new contributions to mathematical science using higher structures, or that significantly advance our understanding of the foundational aspects of the theory of such structures. The scope of the journal includes: higher categories, operads and their generalisations, and applications of these to Algebra, Geometry, Topology, Combinatorics, Logic and Mathematical Physics.

Peer Review Process

Articles appearing in the journal have been carefully and critically refereed under the responsibility of members of the Editorial Board. Only papers judged to be both significant and excellent are accepted for publication.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Accepted articles will be licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.


This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.

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Re: Higher Structures Journal

Great! Can we submit articles already?

Posted by: Jamie Vicary on October 26, 2016 6:18 PM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Higher Structures Journal

I’m not sure, but from the website it appears so.

Posted by: John Baez on October 26, 2016 11:59 PM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Higher Structures Journal

Yes, you definitely can. Contact Mark Weber in the first instance.

Posted by: David Roberts on October 27, 2016 1:22 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Higher Structures Journal

Great! Can we submit articles already?

From Information For Authors

Information for authors of accepted articles regarding TeX style will be available soon.

Presumably dictating some TeX style will give the journal a consistent look. Then again this may be somewhat moot given that there won’t be printed issues.

Posted by: RodMcGuire on October 27, 2016 8:54 PM | Permalink | Reply to this

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