Diversity (ISSN 1424-2818; CODEN: DIVEC6) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal on the science of biodiversity from molecules, genes, populations, and species, to ecosystems. Diversity is published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), AGRICOLA, GEOBASE, CAPlus / SciFinder, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q2 (Agricultural and Biological Sciences)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 1.402 (2019)
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Special Issue in Diversity
Global Patterns of Endemic and Threatened Species in Relation to Environment and Habitat Guest Editors: Carsten Hobohm, Nigel Barker
Deadline: 20 May 2021
Special Issue in Diversity
Biodiversity of Mesophotic Ecosystems Guest Editors: Hudson Tércio Pinheiro, Gal Eyal
Deadline: 31 May 2021
Special Issue in Diversity
Diversity, Ecology, and Evolution of Hydrozoans Guest Editor: Davide Maggioni
Deadline: 15 June 2021
Special Issue in Diversity
Disturbance Ecology: A New Emerging Field in Basic/Applied Ecology and Conservation Guest Editors: Corrado Battisti, Luca Luiselli
Deadline: 1 July 2021
Topical Collection in Diversity
Proceedings of Experts on Aquatic Life (PEAL) Collection Editors: Wonchoel Lee, Bum Soo Park
Topical Collection in Diversity
Marine Invasive Species Collection Editor: Bert W. Hoeksema
Topical Collection in Diversity
Evolution and Extinctions on Islands Collection Editors: Eric Buffetaut, Simone Fattorini, Maria Panitsa
Topical Collection in Diversity
Feature Papers in Animal Diversity Collection Editor: Luc Legal
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