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 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
Dust Evolution in Galaxy and Galaxy Cluster Models Guest Editor: Gian Luigi Granato
Deadline: 31 January 2020
Special Issue in Galaxies
Debate on the Physics of Galactic Rotation and the Existence of Dark Matter Guest Editors: Anne M. Hofmeister, Robert E. Criss
Deadline: 15 February 2020
Special Issue in Galaxies
The Dynamical Evolution of Gas and Stars in Galaxies Guest Editors: Sukanya Chakrabarti, Benjamin Lewis, Philip Chang
Deadline: 28 February 2020
Special Issue in Galaxies
Astrophysical Applications of Gravitational Microlensing Guest Editor: Sohrab Rahvar
Deadline: 1 March 2020
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