Informatica is an international refereed journal with its base in Europe. It publishes papers addressing all issues of interests to computer and informatics professionals and cognitive scientists: from scientific and technical to educational, commercial and industrial. It also publishes critical examinations of existing publications, news about major practical achievements and innovations in the computer and information industry, as well as conference announcements and reports.
Informatica publishes research papers which have been accepted by at least two referees outside the author's country. Papers are typically published in less than half a year after the final version in the correct form is received. Acceptance rate is roughly 30%.
Informatica has been established in 1977 as one of the primary research publications of the South Central Europe. It was published by the Jožef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana, now the capital of Slovenia. Beginning with volume 17, Informatica became a fully international journal publishing papers in English only.
Informatica is published four times a year with a circulation of approximately 1,000 copies. Each volume contains around 600 A4 pages.
Informatica is published by the Slovenian Society Informatika in cooperation with the following societies:
Informatica papers receive a substantial and increasing number citations. This can be seen in the graph produced by Scopus, which compares it to other Slovenian scienfitic journals:
Informatica is surveyed by:
The publication of Informatica is partially sponsored by the Slovenian Research Agency.