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) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • 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 18.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first 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.
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Special Issue in Societies
Critical Studies/Perspectives on Migration and the Migrant Experience Guest Editors: Krystal M. Perkins, Arita Balaram
Deadline: 1 November 2020
Special Issue in Societies
Concepts of Community, Civitas and Citizenship in the 20th Year of the 21st Century Guest Editor: Lenneal Henderson
Deadline: 30 November 2020
Special Issue in Societies
The Development of Attraction in Video-Mediated Communication Guest Editors: Emmelyn Croes, Marjolijn Antheunis
Deadline: 8 December 2020
Special Issue in Societies
The Art of the Possible – Knowledge and Practice in Political Research Guest Editors: Ana Isabel Nunes, Kevin Love
Deadline: 31 December 2020
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
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