Epilepsia® – A Journal of the ILAE

Epilepsia® is the world's leading journal of original scientific research and commentary in epileptology. Impact Factor: 5.6

Mission: Epilepsia® publishes original articles on all aspects of epilepsy, clinical and experimental. The journal also publishes timely reviews, as well as commission and task force reports from various ILAE groups.

Official journal of the International League Against Epilepsy
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ILAE International League Against Epilepsy


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All content older than four years is freely available. Articles of high importance to our community (e.g. definitions, classifications, guidelines, selected ILAE reports) as well as articles for which authors have paid open access fees will be freely accessible without restriction as soon as they are published.

About Epilepsia®

Target readership: Professionals and experts who treat and do research related to all aspects of epilepsy.

Target authorship: Any health care professional, clinical researcher or basic scientists involved in epilepsy related research. Instructions for Authors

Types of articles: Regular articles and brief communications (excluding single case reports unless of particular clinical or research importance). Invited reviews, Commentaries, and Controversies require approval prior to submission or they will not be accepted for peer review.

Special features: Supplements are considered based on topic. Prospective authors should contact the editorial office at epilepsia@ilae.org.

Annual Reports

2023 Epilepsia® Annual Report

2022 Epilepsia® Annual Report

2021 Epilepsia® Annual Report

2020 Epilepsia® Annual Report