About Journal

Iranian Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology (IJVST) is an international, scientific, and open access journal in English. Under the license of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY), this journal is published Quarterly by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran since 2022.The four  issues per year will be published in the months of March, June, September, and December. It had been published biannualy from 2008 up to 2022. This journal has achieved the rating of “Scientific-Research”, by Commission of Evaluation of Iranian Scientific Journals, the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, from Vol.7, No. 1, July 2015 onward. Also, IJVST has indexed on Scopus database from Vol.11, No.1, 2019 onward. A double-blind peer-reviewing system is used to assure the quality of the publication. We are using iThenticate to prevent plagiarism and to ensure the originality of our submitted manuscripts. IJVST publishes important new advances and novel research in all aspects of veterinary medicine and its relevant subjects. This journal publishes original articles, review papers, short communication and case reports in the field of veterinary science. This journal has been indexed in well-known world databases such as Scopus, DOAJ, CABI, EBSCO, Embase, MIAR and ISC as well as ISI Master Journal List. The article publishing charges will be covered by Ferdowsi University of Mashhad Press and thus, there are no publication fees for authors.

Iranian Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology has been approved and recognized as a journal of the highest ranking by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of Iran. It is selected as the best journal in veterinary field on 2020.


  • Quarterly publication journal
  • Double-blind peer reviewing
  • Online submission and reviewing
  • Online status inquiry
  • Rapid evaluation and publication
  • Immediate publication on the net
  • Open access to all PDF& XML full text of published articles
  • Social networking enabled
  • Increased global visibility of articles
  • Indexed and cited in well-known databases
  • No publication fee for manuscript processing

Journal history:

2009                   The inaugural issue is released, IJVST is published as a biannual

2015                   IJVST is known as : Scientific" by the Commission of Evaluation of Iranian Scientific Journals

2019                  IJVST is indexed in Scopus

2020                  IJVST is introbuced as "Selected Journal of The Year" by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of Iran

2022 onward        IJVST is published Quarterly (four  issues per year)



2009-2017                    Editor-in-Chief. Dr. Ahmad Reza Movassaghi

2017-2023                    Editor-in-Chieif. Dr. Hesam dehghani

2023 - present              Editor-in-Chief.Dr. Mehrdad Mohri


Digital Preservation Policy

Website Archiving

All of our electronic content, including the Journal's website and manuscripts, is archived in two different ways. First, the PDF format of the journal's content is accessible online to users from our main server. Secondly, a copy of all content is kept as a backup on another server. In case of any content failure, it can be available online again within 24-36 hours from our backup server.

Accessible Repository

All data and the published manuscripts deposite in the trusted repository that will allow for maximum reuse to users. Each published issues of the journal is sent to the following repository:

  • Internet Archive 
  • Iran Scientific Journals System


Authors can archive the final version of their published articles in personal or institutional repositories.


Abstracting/Indexing Services

IJVST Abstracting/Indexing services store all essential information of the published articles. For more information click on 'Indexing and Abstracting' section.


Open access policy

Iranian Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology (IJVST) supports global exchange of knowledge. IJVST is a fully Open Access journal in which all the articles are immediately freely available online to read, download and share, without any subscription charges or registration barriers. There is no cost to the reader or author. Since all costs are covered by Ferdowsi University of Mashhad Press. The article will be published under the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad Press open access policy.


  • Copyright on any open access article in IJVST, is retained by the author(s).
  • Authors grant Ferdowsi University of Mashhad 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, provided its integrity is maintained, and the original authors, citation details, and publisher are properly identified.License


The Iranian Journal of Veterinary science and Technology is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0) 

That means readers are free to:

  • Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format.
  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.