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 - Q2 (Polymer Science) / 2020 CiteScore - Q2 (Chemical Engineering, miscellaneous)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 11.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second 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.
Impact Factor: 3.094 (2019)
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Conformational Landscape and Dynamics of G Protein-Coupled Receptors Deadline: 31 March 2022
Special Issue in Membranes
Membrane-Based Processes for Agricultural Application Guest Editors: Ming Xie, Wenhai Luo, Siming You
Deadline: 15 June 2021
Special Issue in Membranes
Selected Papers from the 16th International Conference on Inorganic Membranes (ICIM) Guest Editors: Yingchao Dong, Kuo-Lun Tung, Mikel Duke, Dong-Yeun Koh, Tomohisa Yoshioka
Deadline: 26 June 2021
Special Issue in Membranes
Ion Channels on (Bio)Membranes Guest Editors: Tadashi Kimura, Anna Sobańska
Deadline: 15 July 2021
Special Issue in Membranes
Carbon Dioxide Capture Based on Polymeric Membrane Guest Editor: Marek Tańczyk
Deadline: 30 July 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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