Galaxies — Open Access Journal

Galaxies (ISSN 2075-4434) is a peer-reviewed open access journal of astronomy, astrophysics, and cosmology published quarterly online by MDPI. We urge all authors to post the papers on the arXiv.
  • 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, in Scopus (from Vol. 1), Inspec (IET), as well as in ADS - Astrophysics Data System.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 25.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second 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.
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Special Issue in Galaxies
Quasi-Periodic Signals from Active Galactic Nuclei Guest Editor: Gopal Bhatta
Deadline: 15 June 2020
Special Issue in Galaxies
Electron-Positron Annihilation in Our Galaxy Guest Editor: Giovanni De Cesare
Deadline: 30 June 2020
Special Issue in Galaxies
Peculiar Galaxy Detection Guest Editor: Lior Shamir
Deadline: 15 July 2020
Special Issue in Galaxies
New Perspectives on Galactic Magnetism Guest Editors: Andrew Fletcher, Sui Ann Mao
Deadline: 31 July 2020
Topical Collection in Galaxies
A Trip across the Universe: Our Present Knowledge and Future Perspectives Collection Editor: Emilio Elizalde
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