Youth is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on education, sociology, economics, cultural studies and other social perspectives of youth and young adulthood published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 24.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: APC discount vouchers, optional signed peer review, and reviewer names published annually in the journal.
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Topic in Behavioral Sciences, Religions, Social Sciences, Youth
Educational and Health Development of Children and Youths Topic Editors: Jerf W. K. Yeung, Huifang Chen
Deadline: 1 December 2025
Special Issue in Youth
Promoting Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for Minoritized Youth Guest Editors: Kristian V. Jones, Theresa Melton
Deadline: 31 August 2024
Special Issue in Youth
Sexuality: Health, Education and Rights Guest Editors: Melissa Kang, Cristyn Davies, Jacqueline Hendriks
Deadline: 30 September 2024
Special Issue in Youth
Formally Informal: Youth and Community Work: Pedagogy and Practice Guest Editors: Pam Alldred, Mike Seal, Simon Williams
Deadline: 15 October 2024
Special Issue in Youth
Social Support and Stress: Experiences of Youth Coping with Challenging Life Events Guest Editors: Chih-Yuan Lee, Sara Goldstein
Deadline: 31 October 2024
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