Children — Open Access Journal

Children (ISSN 2227-9067) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal of pediatrics published monthly online by MDPI. The publication focuses on sharing clinical, epidemiological and translational science relevant to children’s health.
  • Open Access free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science) from Vol. 3. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 21.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2019).
  • 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.
  • Scope: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Subspecialties, Global Health, Ethics, Health Service  and Health Policy Research, Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine, Public Health and Epidemiology
Add your e-mail address to receive forthcoming issues of this journal:
Special Issue in Children
Psychosocial Functioning in Childhood Cancer Guest Editors: Abby R. Rosenberg, Victoria W. Willard
Deadline: 30 November 2019
Special Issue in Children
Pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Current Management and Future Directions Guest Editors: Michele S. Redell, Alexandra M. Stevens
Deadline: 31 December 2019
Special Issue in Children
Selected Papers from the 2nd Ellisras Longitudinal Study and Other Non-Communicable Diseases Studies Intenational Conference Guest Editor: Kotsedi Daniel Monyeki
Deadline: 31 January 2020
Special Issue in Children
Neurodevelopmental, Behavioural and Mental Health Disorders in Epilepsy Guest Editor: Michael Absoud
Deadline: 15 February 2020
Topical Collection in Children
Advances in Pediatric Digestive Diseases Collection Editor: Sari Acra
Topical Collection in Children
Development of Medicines for Paediatric and Rare Diseases Collection Editors: Jane Grant-Kels, Klaus Rose, Johannes Van den Anker
Back to TopTop