Societies (ISSN 2075-4698) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of sociology, published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access — free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within ScopusESCI (Web of Science), RePEc, and many other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.1 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • 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.
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Special Issue in Societies
Solving Complex Problems, Helping a World in Crisis Guest Editor: Volker Franke
Deadline: 10 March 2021
Special Issue in Societies
Artificial Intelligence for People with Disabilities Guest Editor: Pei Ling Choo
Deadline: 20 March 2021
Special Issue in Societies
Eating in the USA Guest Editor: Andrew J Gordon
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Societies
Social and Ecological Infrastructure for Recidivism Reduction Guest Editor: Matthew DelSesto
Deadline: 30 April 2021
Topical Collection in Societies
Community-based Rehabilitation and Community Rehabilitation Collection Editor: Gregor Wolbring
Topical Collection in Societies
Ability Expectation and Ableism Studies (Short Ability Studies) Collection Editor: Gregor Wolbring
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