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) 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 Scopus and other databases.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and published online approximately 24.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.8 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.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Social Sciences
Social and Economic Aspects of Waste Management Guest Editor: Constantinos S. Psomopoulos
Deadline: 31 March 2019
Special Issue in Social Sciences
Integration and Resettlement of Refugees and Forced Migrants Guest Editors: Karen Jacobsen, Charles Simpson
Deadline: 15 April 2019
Special Issue in Social Sciences
Measuring Efficiency Considering Efficacy, Fairness and Uncertainty: Current Trends in Methods, Practice and Policies Guest Editors: Corrado Lo Storto, Anatoliy G. Goncharuk
Deadline: 30 April 2019
Special Issue in Social Sciences
Longevity Risk Guest Editor: Francesco Menoncin
Deadline: 15 May 2019

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