Diversity is a peer-reviewed, open access journal on the science of biodiversity from molecules, genes, populations, and species, to ecosystems. Diversity 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 within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), AGRICOLA, GEOBASE, CAPlus / SciFinder, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Biodiversity Conservation) / CiteScore - Q2 (Agricultural and Biological Sciences)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.1 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • 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: 2.465 (2020)
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Topic in Diversity, Sustainability, Urban Science
Landscape Planning, Sustainability and Diversity in Human–Nature Interactions Editor-in-Chief: Raúl Romero-Calcerrada
Deadline: 5 November 2021
Topic in Diversity, Plants
Advances in Research with Bryophytes Deadline: 30 March 2022
Special Issue in Diversity
Plant Diversity on Islands Guest Editor: Maria Panitsa
Deadline: 30 October 2021
Special Issue in Diversity
Ecology of Crop-Associated Communities of Bacteria and Fungi Guest Editors: David Johnston-Monje, Alejandro Caro-Quintero
Deadline: 19 November 2021
Special Issue in Diversity
Faunistical and Ecological Studies on Carabid Beetles Guest Editor: Tibor Magura
Deadline: 30 November 2021
Special Issue in Diversity
Marine Nitrogen Cycling and Food Webs Guest Editors: Antonio Bode, Marta M. Varela
Deadline: 15 December 2021
Topical Collection in Diversity
Proceedings of Experts on Aquatic Life (PEAL) Collection Editors: Wonchoel Lee, Bum Soo Park
Topical Collection in Diversity
Marine Invasive Species Collection Editor: Bert W. Hoeksema
Topical Collection in Diversity
Evolution and Extinctions on Islands Collection Editors: Eric Buffetaut, Simone Fattorini, Maria Panitsa
Topical Collection in Diversity
Feature Papers in Animal Diversity Collection Editor: Luc Legal
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