"to promote the sciences and strengthen their influence in society"
Through its publication of scientific journals the Academy contributes to the dissemination of topical research results.
The journals the Academy itself produces are Ambio (international environmental research, Acta Mathematica, Arkiv för Matematik and Acta Zoologica (zoological morphology).
In cooperation with the other Scientific Academies and Physical Societies in the Nordic countries the Academy also publish Physica Scripta (experimental and theoretical physics). Zoologica Scripta (systematic zoology) is published in cooperation with the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.