Youth is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on education, sociology, economics, cultural studies and other social perspectives of youth and young adulthood published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 26.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: APC discount vouchers, optional signed peer review, and reviewer names published annually in the journal.
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Special Issue in Youth
Youth Sociopolitical Action: Costs, Benefits, and Supporting Sustainable Sociopolitical Practices Guest Editors: Parissa Jahromi Ballard, Lindsay Till Hoyt, Christopher M. Wegemer
Deadline: 15 December 2023
Special Issue in Youth
Cross-National Evidence of Positive Youth Development and Contribution to Society and Environment Guest Editors: Diego Gomez-Baya, Nora Wiium, Denisse Manrique-Millones, Margarida Gaspar de Matos
Deadline: 31 December 2023
Special Issue in Youth
Promoting Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for Minoritized Youth Guest Editors: Kristian V. Jones, Theresa Melton
Deadline: 15 January 2024
Special Issue in Youth
Social Support and Stress: Experiences of Youth Coping with Challenging Life Events Guest Editors: Chih-Yuan Lee, Sara Goldstein
Deadline: 31 January 2024
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