Social Sciences — Open Access Journal

Social Sciences (ISSN 2076-0760) is an international, open access journal with rapid peer-review, which publishes works from a wide range of fields, including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, geography, history, law, linguistics, political science, psychology, social policy, social work, sociology and so on. Social Sciences is published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access  free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in Scopus and other databases.
  • CiteScore 2018 (Scopus): 0.89, which equals rank 68/226 (Q2) in the category "General Social Sciences".
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 24.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2019).
  • 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 Social Sciences
Immigration Politics in the Age of Trump Guest Editor: Lisa Sun-Hee Park
Deadline: 30 June 2020
Special Issue in Social Sciences
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Guest Editors: Michael Zugelder, Darrell M. Crosgrove
Deadline: 31 July 2020
Special Issue in Social Sciences
Extreme Sports, Extreme Bodies Guest Editors: Thomas Johansson, Jesper Andreasson
Deadline: 15 August 2020
Special Issue in Social Sciences
Trade and Human Rights Guest Editor: M. Rodwan Abouharb
Deadline: 31 August 2020
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