Sustainability — Open Access Journal

Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050; CODEN: SUSTDE) is an international, cross-disciplinary, scholarly, peer-reviewed and open access journal of environmental, cultural, economic, and social sustainability of human beings. It provides an advanced forum for studies related to sustainability and sustainable development, and is published semi-monthly online by MDPI. The Society for Urban Ecology (SURE) and Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) are affiliated with Sustainability and their members receive discounts of the article processing charge.
  • Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science), as well as Scopus and other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 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.
Impact Factor: 2.576 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.798 (2019)
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Special Issue in Sustainability
The Future of Education for Sustainable Development – Between the Power of Technology and the Need for Responsible Citizenship Guest Editors: Christian Rammel, Clemens Mader
Deadline: 30 September 2020
Special Issue in Sustainability
Sustainability Assessment and Indicators: Working towards the Sustainable Development Agenda Guest Editors: André Mascarenhas, Tomás B. Ramos, Alexandra Polido
Deadline: 15 October 2020
Special Issue in Sustainability
Sustainable Hydrogen Energy Systems: Electric Applications Guest Editors: Luis M. Fernández-Ramírez, Pablo García Triviño, Carlos Andrés García-Vázquez, Carlos E. Ugalde-Loo
Deadline: 31 October 2020
Special Issue in Sustainability
New Sustainability Narratives, Measures and Alternatives in Tourism Destinations Guest Editors: Soledad Morales, Lluís Garay Tamajón, Julie Wilson
Deadline: 15 November 2020
Topical Collection in Sustainability
Sustainable Electric Power Systems Research Collection Editor: Tomonobu Senjyu
Topical Collection in Sustainability
Sustainable Smart Cities and Villages Collection Editors: Miltiadis D. Lytras, Anna Visvizi
Topical Collection in Sustainability
Sustainability in Financial Industry Collection Editor: Helen Chiappini
Topical Collection in Sustainability
Science Education Promoting Sustainability Collection Editor: Eila Jeronen
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