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.
  • CiteScore (2019 Scopus data): 2.1, which equals rank 50/82 in 'Astronomy and Astrophysics'
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 18.1 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first 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.
Add your e-mail address to receive forthcoming issues of this journal:
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: Sui Ann Mao, Andrew Fletcher
Deadline: 31 July 2020
Special Issue in Galaxies
Solar Observations by the LOFAR Stations Guest Editors: Andrzej Krankowski, Bartosz Dąbrowski
Deadline: 31 August 2020
Special Issue in Galaxies
Diagnosing Jet Physics with Polarimetry Guest Editors: Eric Perlman, Margo Aller
Deadline: 15 September 2020
Topical Collection in Galaxies
A Trip across the Universe: Our Present Knowledge and Future Perspectives Collection Editor: Emilio Elizalde
Back to TopTop