Membranes is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal, published monthly online by MDPI, covers the broad aspects of the science and technology of both biological and non-biological membranes. European Membrane Society (EMS)Membrane Society of Australasia (MSA) and Polish Membrane Society (PTMem) are affiliated with Membranes and their members receive discounts on the article processing charges. 
  • 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), Ei Compendex, PubMed, PMC, CAPlus / SciFinder, Inspec, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Polymer Science) / CiteScore - Q2 (Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous))
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 13.6 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 2023).
  • 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: 4.2 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.3 (2022)
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Topic in Energies, Membranes, Molecules, Separations, Water
Sustainable Water Purification Technologies for Multiple Applications Topic Editors: Marco Pellegrini, Cesare Saccani, Alessandro Guzzini
Deadline: 15 October 2023
Topic in Coatings, Inorganics, Materials, Membranes, Nanomaterials
Inorganic Thin Films and Membrane Materials Topic Editors: Silvia Maria Deambrosis, Laura Almar, Cecilia Mortalò, Sonia Escolastico
Deadline: 30 November 2023
Topic in Analytica, Membranes, Molecules, Polymers, Separations
Green Twist in Solvent Extraction and Separation of Metal Species Topic Editors: Maria Atanassova, Kojiro Shimojo
Deadline: 31 December 2023
Topic in Materials, Membranes, Molecules, Processes, Water
Technologies for Wastewater and Sludge Treatment Topic Editors: Bin Dong, Sisi Chen, Nan Lv
Deadline: 31 March 2024
Special Issue in Membranes
Advanced Membranes for Fuel Cells and Redox Flow Batteries Guest Editors: Chuanyu Sun, Lihong Yu
Deadline: 15 October 2023
Special Issue in Membranes
Membrane Technologies for Resource Recovery (Volume II) Guest Editors: Xanel Vecino, Mònica Reig
Deadline: 31 October 2023
Special Issue in Membranes
New Trends in Polymer Inclusion Membranes 2.0 Guest Editor: Eduardo Rodríguez de San Miguel Guerrero
Deadline: 10 November 2023
Special Issue in Membranes
Nanotechnologies and Nanoparticles Interaction with Bio-membranes Guest Editors: Andrea Mescola, Dhawal Choudhary
Deadline: 30 November 2023
Topical Collection in Membranes
Feature Papers in Membranes in Life Sciences Collection Editor: Shiro Suetsugu
Topical Collection in Membranes
Membrane Protein Structure and Functions Collection Editors: Marco Lolicato, Cristina Arrigoni
Topical Collection in Membranes
Featured Reviews in Membrane Science Collection Editors: Spas D. Kolev, Tae-Hyun Bae, Laurent Bazinet, Claus Hélix-Nielsen
Topical Collection in Membranes
Polymeric Membranes: Science, Materials and Applications Collection Editor: Isabel C. Escobar
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