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. Sustainability 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 15.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first 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.
Impact Factor: 2.592 (2018) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.801 (2018)
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Special Issue in Sustainability
Reflective Learning in Higher Education Guest Editor: Jordi Colomer Feliu
Deadline: 20 December 2019
Special Issue in Sustainability
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Developing Countries: Current Trends and Development Guest Editor: Mohammad Nurunnabi
Deadline: 31 December 2019
Special Issue in Sustainability
Visualization for Climate Change Adaptation Guest Editors: Björn-Ola Linnér, Tina Neset, Mattias Hjerpe, Erik Glaas
Deadline: 15 January 2020
Special Issue in Sustainability
A Healthy Built Environment for an Ageing Population Guest Editors: Vida Maliene, Emma Mulliner, Mike Riley, Mantas Kazimieras Malys
Deadline: 31 January 2020
Topical Collection in Sustainability
Teacher Professional Development in ESD Collection Editor: Michele Biasutti
Topical Collection in Sustainability
Eutrophication and Sustainable Management of Water Collection Editor: Marco Ragazzi
Topical Collection in Sustainability
Power System and Sustainability Collection Editors: Gaetano Zizzo, Salvatore Favuzza
Topical Collection in Sustainability
Science Education Promoting Sustainability Collection Editor: Eila Jeronen
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