Social Sciences — Open Access Journal

Social Sciences (ISSN 2076-0760) is an international, open access journal with rapid peer-review, which publishes works from a wide range of fields, including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, geography, history, law, linguistics, political science, psychology, social policy, social work, sociology and so on. Social Sciences is published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) funded by institutions through Knowledge Unlatched, resulting in no direct charge to authors.
  • High visibility: Indexed in Scopus and other databases.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and published online approximately 34 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 7.1 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Social Sciences
Human Rights and Social Protection of the Vulnerable Guest Editors: Ailsa M. Watkinson, Kara Fletcher
Deadline: 31 May 2018
Special Issue in Social Sciences
Feminisms: Forwards, Backwards and Something in Between Guest Editor: Barbara Fawcett
Deadline: 30 June 2018
Special Issue in Social Sciences
Social Stratification and Inequality in Access to Higher Education Guest Editors: Vikki Boliver, Simon Marginson
Deadline: 30 July 2018
Special Issue in Social Sciences
Work-Family Balance and Gender (In)equalities in Europe: Policies, Processes and Practices Guest Editor: Isabella Crespi
Deadline: 15 August 2018

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