Document And Entity Information
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2013
Aug. 07, 2013
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name Celsion CORP  
Document Type 10-Q  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   61,160,961
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Central Index Key 0000749647  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2013  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2