Membranes is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal, published monthly online by MDPI, covers the broad aspects of the science and technology of both biological and non-biological membranes. European Membrane Society (EMS)Membrane Society of Australasia (MSA) and Polish Membrane Society (PTMem) are affiliated with Membranes and their members receive discounts on the article processing charges. 
  • 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), Ei Compendex, PubMed, PMC, CAPlus / SciFinder, Inspec, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Chemistry, Physical) / CiteScore - Q2 (Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous))
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 13.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • 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: 3.3 (2023); 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.6 (2023)
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