World is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on past, present, and future links between economic, political, social, and/or environmental issues, published quarterly online by MDPI. World serves as a scholarly forum and source of information on local, regional, national, and international trends, challenges, and opportunities relating to sustainability, adaptation, and the 4th Industrial Revolution.
  • Open Access— free to download, share, and reuse content; authors receive recognition for their contribution when the paper is reused.
  • High Visibility: indexed within FSTAAGRIS, and many other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 20.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2021).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: APC discount vouchers; optional signed peer review; reviewer names published annually in the journal.
  • World is a companion journal of Sustainability.
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Special Issue in World
Ecosystem Services Modelling, Assessment and Management under Changing Environment Guest Editor: Mohammed Alamgir
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Special Issue in World
Challenges and Opportunities Faced by Economic Development under COVID-19 Pandemic Guest Editors: Chu-Chuan Hsu, Wen-Ke Liang, Jen-Yao Lee, Chien-Shu Tsai
Deadline: 30 October 2022
Special Issue in World
Challenges and Opportunities of Healthcare Service Management in the Post-COVID-19 World Guest Editors: Muhammet Gul, Melih Yucesan, Erkan Celik
Deadline: 31 December 2022
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