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it - Information Technology

Methods and Applications of Informatics and Information Technology

Editor In Chief: Stefan Conrad

it - Information Technology is a strictly peer-reviewed scientific journal. It is the oldest German journal in the field of information technology. Today, the major aim of it - Information Technology is highlighting issues on ongoing newsworthy areas in information technology and informatics and their application. It aims at presenting the topics with a holistic view. It addresses scientists, graduate students, and experts in industrial research and development.

it - Information Technology is the organ of the faculties Technical Informatics and Computer Science in the Life Sciences of the German Informatics Society (GI - Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.) and faculty Technical Informatics of the Information Technology Society (ITG) within the VDE (Verband der Elektrotechnik, Elektronik und Informationstechnik e.V.).

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Your benefits:

  • Comprehensible introduction of problems related to information technology
  • Basic and applicative methods
  • Interdisciplinary approach to IT
  • High quality peer-review
  • Rapid online publication of acccepted contributions as “ahead-of-print” versions


it - Information Technology was founded as Elektronische Rechenanlagen in 1959. To live up to the changes in the scientific and technological world it changed its name and shape several times. In 1986 it became it - Informationstechnik and it+ti - Informationstechnik und Technische Informatik in 1993. In 2002, the journal got the current name it - Information Technology.

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You can easily submit your manuscript online. Simply go to http://www.editorialmanager.com/itit/ and you will be guided through the whole submission and and publishing process.

Your benefits of publishing with us

  • Short turnaround times with rapid online publication
  • Accepted papers are promptly published online
  • High quality peer-review
  • Free publication of color figures both in online and print editions and no page charges
  • Optional open access publication
  • Publication online and in print
  • Every article easily discoverable because of SEO and comprehensive abstracting and indexing services
  • Convenient citation tracking via e-mail alert
  • Secure archiving by De Gruyter and the independent archiving service Portico
  • Professional sales and marketing support

Submission process

  • Before preparing a manuscript please have a look at our Instruction for Authors
  • Submission of your paper via our online submission management tool
  • When manuscripts are accepted subject to revision, the revised manuscript should be returned within four weeks
Please note
  • Manuscripts must be written in clear and concise English
  • Pick a title that clearly reflects purpose and facts of your article. Reader grasp quickly if the paper is worthwile reading
  • Introduce the problem comprehensibly. Describe the topical field and the state of the art
  • Emphasize the motivation and the goals of your studies
  • Before submitting your article please have a look at our Publication Ethics Statement and copyright agreement
  • Once your article is accepted you have the option to publish it open access
  • Our repository policy allows you to distribute 30 PDF copies of your published article to colleagues (the PDF has to include the information that it is an author's copy). Please also feel free to distribute the link to the online abstract
  • If you have any general questions please visit our FAQ page for authors

We look forward to receiving your manuscript!

Hybrid Open Access

For complete details on hybrid open access publishing at De Gruyter please see: https://www.degruyter.com/page/560

Effective 1st January 2016, authors from an institution affiliated with either the Association of Dutch Universities (VSNU), the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries or some UK libraries participating in the Jisc Collections SMP may publish primary research and review articles open access in any of De Gruyter's OnlineOpen journals at a discount of 90% of the APC price. For more information and to confirm whether your institution is eligible please see the following:

The Netherlands: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1461
The UK: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1462
Switzerland: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1463

Prof. Dr. Stefan Conrad, University of Düsseldorf, Germany

Editorial Board
Dr. Heinrich Arnold, Deutsche Telekom AG, Berlin, Germany
Prof. Dr. Andreas Butz, University of Munich, Germany
Dr. Ulrich Flegel, Infineon Technologies AG, Munich, Germany
Prof. Dr. Görschwin Fey, TU Hamburg, Germany
Prof. Dr. Andreas Herkersdorf, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Anne Koziolek, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Prof. Dr. Paul Molitor, University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Prof. Dr. Richard Lenz, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Prof. Dr. Paul Müller, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Prof. Dr. Ronald Maier, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Prof. Dr. Mareike Schoop, University of Hohenheim, Germany
Prof. Dr. Falk Schreiber, University of Konstanz, Germany

Editor of Honour
Prof. Dr. Heinz Zemanek †, Technical University of Vienna, Austria

Editorial Office
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Audience: Scientists, graduate students, and experts in industrial research and development