Diversity 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), PubAg, GEOBASE, CAPlus / SciFinder, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Biodiversity Conservation) / CiteScore - Q2 (Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous))
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2022).
  • 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: 3.029 (2021) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.905 (2021)
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Topic in Diversity, Forests, Land, Sustainability, Urban Science
Urban Biodiversity and Design Topic Editors: Maria Ignatieva, Diana Dushkova, Charles Nilon
Deadline: 20 November 2022
Topic in Diversity, JoF, Life, Microorganisms, Pathogens
Fungal Diversity Topic Editors: Asha Janadaree Dissanayake, Arun Kumar Dutta, Benjarong Karbowy-Thongbai, Samantha C. Karunarathna, Sumedha Madawala, Patcharee Pripdeevech, Alvin M.C. Tang
Deadline: 31 December 2022
Topic in Diversity, Forests, Land, Plants, Sustainability
Nature-Based Solutions Topic Editors: Panayiotis Dimitrakopoulos, Mario A. Pagnotta, Miklas Scholz, Arshiya Noorani
Deadline: 28 February 2023
Topic in Agronomy, Diversity, Genes, IJMS, Plants
Plant Domestication and Crop Evolution Topic Editors: Junhua Peng, Fabrizio Grassi
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Special Issue in Diversity
Conservation Genetics of Endangered Freshwater Fish Guest Editor: Ivana Buj
Deadline: 20 August 2022
Special Issue in Diversity
State-of-the-Art Mycorrhizal Fungi in South America Guest Editors: Marcela Pagano, Mónica Lugo
Deadline: 30 August 2022
Special Issue in Diversity
Technological Innovation to Support Reef Research and Conservation Guest Editors: Atsuko Fukunaga, John Burns
Deadline: 15 September 2022
Special Issue in Diversity
Aquatic Biodiversity: Evolution, Taxonomy and Conservation Guest Editors: Boris A. Levin, Yulia V. Bespalaya
Deadline: 1 October 2022
Topical Collection in Diversity
Feature Papers in Biogeography and Macroecology Collection Editor: Michel Baguette
Topical Collection in Diversity
Feature Papers in Phylogeny and Evolution Collection Editor: Eric Buffetaut
Topical Collection in Diversity
Ecology and Evolution of Chemical Communication in Lizards Collection Editor: Marco Mangiacotti
Topical Collection in Diversity
Proceedings of Experts on Aquatic Life (PEAL) Collection Editors: Wonchoel Lee, Bum Soo Park
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