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. 
  • 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 26 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 8 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • 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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2 October 2018
MDPI Welcomes Plan S

Special Issues

Special Issue in Galaxies
Monitoring the Non-Thermal Universe Guest Editors: Daniela Dorner, Thomas Bretz
Deadline: 30 November 2018
Special Issue in Galaxies
Accretion Disks in Active Galactic Nuclei Guest Editor: Rumen Bachev
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Galaxies
Observations of Gamma-Ray Pulsars Guest Editor: Roberto Mignani
Deadline: 1 January 2019
Special Issue in Galaxies
Synoptic Astronomy Guest Editor: Joseph Ward (Jay) Moody
Deadline: 15 January 2019

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