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 17 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.6 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.
Impact Factor: 2.592 (2018) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.801 (2018)
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Special Issue in Sustainability
Sustainable Community-Based Tourism: A Resilience Perspective Guest Editor: Esteban Ruiz-Ballesteros
Deadline: 15 June 2020
Special Issue in Sustainability
Sustainability of Microbial Ecosystems: Soil and Aquatic Microbial Diversity Guest Editor: Chien-Sen Liao
Deadline: 30 June 2020
Special Issue in Sustainability
Barriers and Incentives to an Electric Vehicle Mobility Transformation Guest Editor: Jack Barkenbus
Deadline: 15 July 2020
Special Issue in Sustainability
Sustainable Business and Development II Guest Editor: Rachel Chen
Deadline: 31 July 2020
Topical Collection in Sustainability
Advanced Methodologies for Sustainability Assessment: Theory and Practice Collection Editor: Fausto Cavallaro
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, Favuzza Salvatore
Topical Collection in Sustainability
Teacher Professional Development in ESD Collection Editor: Michele Biasutti
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