Social Sciences

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 2019 (Scopus): 1.3, which equals rank 80/249 (Q3) in the category "General Social Sciences".
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 17.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second 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 Social Sciences
Health Promotion, Public Health, and Built Environment Guest Editor: Andrew Barnfield
Deadline: 31 January 2021
Special Issue in Social Sciences
The Family, the Individual and Welfare: Examining New Policy Approaches Guest Editors: Almudena Moreno-Mínguez, Marta Ortega-Gaspar
Deadline: 15 February 2021
Special Issue in Social Sciences
Measuring and Evaluating the Effectiveness of Active Citizenship Education Programmes to Support Disadvantaged Youth Guest Editors: Liyuan Liu, Steven Donbavand, Bryony Hoskins, Dimokritos Kavadias, Jan Germen Janmaat
Deadline: 28 February 2021
Special Issue in Social Sciences
Immigration and White Supremacy in the 21st Century Guest Editors: Pawan H. Dhingra, Tanya Golash-Boza
Deadline: 15 March 2021
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