About the Journal

Journal of Catalysis and Specialty Chemistry is an international, peer-reviewed research journal which publishes original research contributions to scientific knowledge to promote the theory and practice of Catalysis and Specialty Chemistry. This journal is published twice a year, in April and October. Submission, publication and access are free.

Journal of Catalysis and Specialty Chemistry is intended to provide rapid publication of new developments in the field of Catalysis and Specialty Chemistry. The journal hopes to have an international readership with a relatively broad scientific base. Contributions will be accepted from scientists and engineers in industry, government and universities. Accepted manuscripts are generally published within Six months.

All manuscript submissions are subject to initial appraisal by the Editor, and, if found appropriate for further consideration, to peer review by international, independent and anonymous expert scientists referees who assess the significance, originality, and validity of the work, as well as its appropriateness for publication.


1. Catalysis

  • Catalysis for a cleaner and sustainable future
  • Catalytic processes for energy : hydrogen technologies, fuel cells, biofuels, petrochemistry …
  • Catalysis for water treatment : advanced oxidation processes, photocatalysis …
  • Biomass and agroressources for chemistry
  • Design and characterization of innovative catalytic materials
  • Nanomaterials in catalysis

2. Specialty Chemicals

  • Products design
  • Green solvents for chemical synthesis
  • Green routes for chemical synthesis
  • Organic synthesis
  • Heterocycles
  • Fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals

To submit a paper, please go to "about" and then to "submissions"/ "author guidelines".


Prof CHOUKCHOU-BRAHAM  Abderrahim University of Tlemcen, Algeria

Dr BENABADJI-SOULIMANE Ritha University of Tlemcen, Algeria

Editorial Board:

Prof BACHARI Khaldoun CRAPC, Algeria

Prof BACHIR Redouane University of Tlemcen, Algeria

Prof BENGUEDDACH Abdelkader University of Oran-1, Algeria

Prof BESBES Salima University of Oran-1, Algeria

Prof CHEBOUR Redouane           CRAPC, Algeria

Prof CHERIF-AOUALI Leila University of Tlemcen, Algeria

Prof CHOUKCHOU-BRAHAM  Noureddine University of Tlemcen, Algeria

Dr DAGORNE Samuel University of Strasbourg, France

Dr FRANCK Xavier University of Rouen, France

Prof HACINI Salih University of Oran-1, Algeria

Prof IZZO Irene University of Salerne, Italy

Prof JANOWSKA Izabela University of Strasbourg, France

Prof KIRSCH Gilbert University of Lorraine, France

Prof MERAD-BEDRANE Sumeya University of Tlemcen, Algeria