Societies

Societies is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on sociology, 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 ScopusESCI (Web of Science), RePEc, EconBiz, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q2 (General Social Sciences)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 32.6 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 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: 2.1 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 1.8 (2022)
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Topic in Societies, Sports, Healthcare
Sport and Society Topic Editors: José Carmelo Adsuar, Mitchell Alberto Alarcón Diaz, Jorge Carlos-Vivas, Roxana Paola Palacios Cartagena, Carmen Galán Arroyo, Ana Fondón-Ludeña
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Topic in Algorithms, Behavioral Sciences, Societies, Technologies
Getting Insight into How Different Chatbots Answer the Same Questions and How Reliable They Are Topic Editors: Eugène Loos, Loredana Ivan
Deadline: 1 September 2024
Topic in Behavioral Sciences, COVID, EJIHPE, Societies, IJERPH, Healthcare
Cultural Differences and Migrant Mental Health in the Age of COVID-19 Topic Editors: Vsevolod Konstantinov, Andrés Alexis Ramírez Coronel
Deadline: 30 September 2024
Topic in Education Sciences, EJIHPE, Healthcare, Humanities, Societies, IJERPH
Teaching Social Sciences and Humanities in Medicine, Allied Health and Social Care Topic Editors: Costas S Constantinou, Lisa Dikomitis, Eirini Kampriani, Jeni Harden
Deadline: 25 December 2024
Special Issue in Societies
Ageing Societies: Challenges and Opportunities for Public Policy, Innovation, and Community Development Guest Editor: Andrzej Klimczuk
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Special Issue in Societies
Artificial Intimacies: Exploring New Forms of Connection and Disconnection with AI Technologies Guest Editors: Cristina Miguel, Elisenda Ardèvol
Deadline: 15 July 2024
Special Issue in Societies
Democracy, Social Networks and Mediatization Guest Editors: Raquel Rodríguez-Díaz, Palmira Chavero
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Special Issue in Societies
Youth Transitions: Implications, Challenges, and Opportunities Guest Editor: Laura M. Guerrero Puerta
Deadline: 15 August 2024
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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