Societies — Open Access Journal

Societies (ISSN 2075-4698) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal of sociology published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access: free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) partially funded by institutions through Knowledge Unlatched for a limited number of papers in 2019. Please contact the editorial office before submission to check whether KU waivers, or discounts are still available.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 22 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2018).
  • 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.

Full Imprint Information | Download Journal Flyer

Latest Articles



Special Issues

Special Issue in Societies
Socio-technical Approaches for Assistive Technologies and People with Disabilities Guest Editors: Linda Nierling, Maria Maia
Deadline: 31 May 2019
Special Issue in Societies
Ageing and Interpersonal Communication Guest Editor: Loredana Ivan
Deadline: 15 June 2019
Special Issue in Societies
Youth Cultures and Subcultures Guest Editor: Carlo Genova
Deadline: 30 June 2019
Special Issue in Societies
Challenging Academia: A Critical Space for Controversial Social Issues Guest Editor: Heather Piper
Deadline: 31 July 2019

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Societies
Community-based Rehabilitation and Community Rehabilitation Collection Editor: Gregor Wolbring
Topical Collection in Societies
Ability Expectation and Ableism Studies (Short Ability Studies) Collection Editor: Gregor Wolbring

Jobs in Research

Societies EISSN 2075-4698 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top