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 a discount on the article processing charge. 
  • 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 many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Polymer Science) / CiteScore - Q2 (Chemical Engineering, miscellaneous)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 11.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • 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: 4.106 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.509 (2020)
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Topic in Membranes, IJMS
Conformational Landscape and Dynamics of G Protein-Coupled Receptors Deadline: 31 March 2022
Topic in Coatings, Materials, Membranes
Inorganic Thin Film Materials Editor-in-Chief: Cecilia Mortalò
Deadline: 30 April 2022
Topic in Electrochem, Materials, Membranes, Nanomaterials, Catalysts
Electromaterials for Environment & Energy Editors-in-Chief: Marc Cretin, Sophie Tingry, Zhenghua Tang
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Special Issue in Membranes
Membrane Transport and Cytoskeleton Dynamics Guest Editor: Cinzia Progida
Deadline: 30 September 2021
Special Issue in Membranes
Advanced Silicon Membranes Guest Editors: Jumril Yunas, Rhonira Latif
Deadline: 20 October 2021
Special Issue in Membranes
Thin-Film Transistors Guest Editor: Feng-Tso Chien
Deadline: 31 October 2021
Special Issue in Membranes
Protein-Lipid Interactions as Key Regulators of Cell Function Guest Editor: Nikolas Nikolaidis
Deadline: 15 November 2021
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
Topical Collection in Membranes
Feature Papers in Membranes in Life Sciences Collection Editor: Shiro Suetsugu
Topical Collection in Membranes
New Challenges in Membranes For Water and Wastewater Application Collection Editor: Asuncion Maria Hidalgo
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