About Membranes


Membranes (ISSN 2077-0375) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal, which covers all aspects of membrane technology, including the preparation and characterization of membranes and their applications in water treatment, gas separation, energy sustainability, food technology, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical industries. Articles contributing to better understanding of transport processes in all types of membranes are also welcome. The journal publishes original review and research articles and short communications. There are no restrictions on the length of review and research articles. Full experimental details must be provided in research articles and short communications.


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:

  • membrane preparation and characterization
  • membrane transport phenomena
  • membrane structure and function
  • fouling and module/process design
  • membrane-based processes in industry and chemical analysis
  • membranes in water treatment and gas separation
  • membranes in biotechnology, regenerative medicine and tissue engineering

Journal History

See https://www.mdpi.com/journal/membranes/history.

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

Membranes is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications. MDPI works with Publons to provide reviewers with credit for their work.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

St. Alban-Anlage 66
CH-4052 Basel

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Membranes will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2019 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


Reprints may be ordered. Please contact for more information on how to order reprints.

Announcement and Advertisement

Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free in the News & Announcements section of the journal. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website. Contact e-mail address is .

Editorial Office

Ms. Angela Yang
Managing Editor

For further MDPI contacts, see here.

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