Epilepsia is a leading source for current clinical and research results on all aspects of epilepsy. As the journal of the International League Against Epilepsy, each issue focuses on peer-reviewed articles, brief communications, and commentaries highlighting evidence and clinical methodology in:

    • Clinical neurology
    • Neurophysiology
    • Molecular Biology
    • Neuroimaging
    • Neurochemistry
    • Nneurosurgery
    • Pharmacology
    • Neuroepidemiology
    • Therapeutic trials

Subscription to the International League against Epilepsy's official journal, Epilepsia is a benefit of AES membership. 

Epilepsia Open

Epilepsia Open® is the new open-access journal of the International League Against Epilepsy and aims at publishing high-quality basic, translational, and clinical epilepsy research articles.   To promote the unbiased publication of research findings, Epilepsia Open® also publishes well performed negative, confirmatory, or failure to confirm studies, as well as early, preliminary studies that may provide new directions for clinical and laboratory research and failure to confirm studies.

The topics covered in Epilepsia Open® include:

    • Clinical, basic, and translational research
    • Clinical and preclinical trials including pilot trials that may provide new insights or directions
    • Well performed clinical trials or animal studies that are negative or fail to confirm previous studies
    • Original imaging and pathology research
    • Innovative epidemiology studies
    • Societal and public health impact studies
    • Clinical implications of basic science in epilepsy

Types of articles published at Epilepsia Open®:

    • Original research
    • Review articles
    • Editorials and opinions
    • Reports from regional and topic-specific ILAE task forces
    • Controversy
    • Concepts and hypotheses in epilepsy
    • Preliminary reports
    • Negative or failure to confirm studies

Articles are published open access immediately upon acceptance.

Manuscripts will be subject to external peer review.

Manuscript publication is subject to an author’s publication charge.

Waivers and discounts are available in special circumstances, upon request.

Reviews require editorial approval before submission.


For author instructions, please visit: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)2470-9239/homepage/ForAuthors.html

Contact us at Epilepsia-open@epilepsia.com for questions.