Categories and General Algebraic Structures with Applications is an international biannual journal (Clarivate Analytics-Web of Science, formerly Thomson Reuters Index) published by Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran, founded in 2013.  It is open access, also it is free of any publication charges. We agree to and follow the COPE publication ethics, also we follow the CC BY creative commons copyright license.

This journal publishes original high quality research papers and invited research and survey articles mainly in two subjects: Categories (algebraic, topological, and applications in mathematics and computer science) and General Algebraic Structures (not necessarily classical algebraic structures, but universal algebras such as algebras in categories, semigroups, their actions, automata, ordered algebraic structures, lattices (of any kind), quasigroups, hyper universal algebras), and their applications.

Visibility: Our publications have a high level of visibility, so far out of 163 published (online and printed) papers, we have 163,553 Article View and 131,163 PDF Download.

Acceptance rate: About 30%


  The journal is indexed in SCOPUS from 2017.

  1. The journal is indexed in the Web of Science, ESCI list.
  2. The journal is indexed in zbMATH (Zentralblatt Math).
  3. Mathematical Reviews included the journal as listing in MathSciNet.
  4. The journal is indexed in ISC (Islamic Science Citation).
  5. The Journal granted the Scientific-Research degree by the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology.



Current Issue: Volume 17, Issue 1, July 2022, Pages 1-232 

Expanding Belnap 2: the dual category in depth

Pages 47-84


Andrew P. K. Craig; Brian A. Davey; Miroslav Haviar

On nominal sets with support-preorder

Pages 141-172


Aliyeh Hossinabadi; Mahdieh Haddadi; Khadijeh Keshvardoost

Quantum determinants in ribbon category

Pages 203-232


Hanan Choulli; Khalid Draoui; Hakima Mouanis