Merits is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on virtues, talents and human resources 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 37.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: APC discount vouchers, optional signed peer review, and reviewer names published annually in the journal.
  • Merits is a companion journal of Sustainability.
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Establishing Professional Competency and Talent Cultivation Strategies in the Post-Pandemic Generation Based on the Sustainability Education Development Topic Editors: Chia-Li Lin, Chi-Yo Huang, Chihhung Chen
Deadline: 1 March 2025
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Current Research on Occupational Safety and Health Guest Editors: Joseph A. Allen, Matthew S. Thiese
Deadline: 15 July 2024
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School Management and Effectiveness Guest Editor: Sophia Anastasiou
Deadline: 31 July 2024
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People—the Next Sustainability Frontier Guest Editor: Wendy M. Purcell
Deadline: 30 September 2024
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Young People and the Labor Market: Challenges and Opportunities Guest Editors: Enrico Marelli, Marcello Signorelli
Deadline: 15 October 2024
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