Musicæ Scientiæ is a trilingual journal (English, French, German) and the official organ of ESCOM, the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music.
Musicæ Scientiæ publishes empirical, theoretical and critical articles directed at increasing understanding of how music is perceived, represented and generated. Any systematic work within the domains of psychology, philosophy, aesthetics, music analysis, musicology, cognitive science, education, artificial intelligence, modelling and neuropsychology that advances that aim will be considered for publication.
Musicæ Scientiæ was founded by Irène Deliège and first appeared in spring 1997.
Editor in Chief: Reinhard Kopiez, Hochschule fur Musik, Theater und Medien, Hanover, Germany
ISSN: 1029-8649, appears 4 times per year (March, June, September, December)
2014 Impact Factor: 0.809 (5-Year Impact Factor: 1.000)
2014 SCImago Journal Rank Music: 4/115
2014 SCImago Journal Rank Experimental and Cognitive Psychology: 74/118
(Detailed statistcs for Musicæ Scientiæ at SCImago)
Musicæ Scientiæ provides optional gold open access through SAGE Choice: Authors may choose to turn their article into an open access publication by paying a publication fee (currently 800 GBP or about 1000 € per article).