Systems (ISSN 2079-8954) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal on systems theory in practice, including fields such as systems engineering management, systems based project planning in urban settings, health systems, environmental management and complex social systems, published quarterly online by MDPI. The International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS) is affiliated with Systems and its members receive a discount 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, ESCI (Web of Science)DBLP (Computer Science Bibliography), and many other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 18.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 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 Systems
Systemic Thinking in Times of the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis Guest Editors: David Haley, Alberto Paucar-Caceres, Sandro Schlindwein
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Systems
Civil Systems Engineering Guest Editors: Mark Austin, Parastoo Delgoshaei
Deadline: 30 April 2021
Special Issue in Systems
System Dynamics and Quantitative Methods for the Analysis of Societal Threats Guest Editors: Stefano Armenia, George Tsaples, Eduardo Ferreira Franco
Deadline: 31 May 2021
Special Issue in Systems
Systems Science Guest Editors: Javier Calvo-Amodio, James Martin
Deadline: 30 June 2021
Topical Collection in Systems
System Dynamics Collection Editor: Vladimír Bureš
Topical Collection in Systems
Systems Engineering Collection Editor: Vladimír Bureš
Topical Collection in Systems
Collected papers from ISSS Collection Editors: Javier Calvo-Amodio, David Rousseau
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