World is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on past, present, and future links between economic, political, social, and/or environmental issues, published quarterly online by MDPI. World serves as a scholarly forum and source of information on local, regional, national, and international trends, challenges, and opportunities relating to sustainability, adaptation, and the 4th Industrial Revolution.
  • Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within ESCI (Web of Science)FSTAAGRIS, RePEc, and other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 25.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.2 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.
  • World is a companion journal of Sustainability.
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Topic in Sustainability, Economies, World, Administrative Sciences, Businesses
Sustainability Efforts and Importance of Change Management Topic Editors: Throstur Olaf Sigurjonsson, José Manuel Ruano de la Fuente
Deadline: 26 June 2024
Topic in Laws, Social Sciences, Societies, World, Climate
Migration and Human Rights in the Age of the Global Compacts Topic Editors: James C. Simeon, Elspeth Guild
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Topic in Agriculture, Animals, Foods, Nutrients, World
The New Era of Food and Agriculture: Sustainable Strategies to Achieve Zero Hunger Topic Editors: Petru Alexandru Vlaicu, Arabela Elena Untea, Teodora Popova
Deadline: 12 August 2024
Special Issue in World
The Transition to Sustainable Health and Development: Economic, Policy and Society Guest Editors: Wang-Kin Chiu, Hon-Ming Lam
Deadline: 2 August 2024
Special Issue in World
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management: Highlighting the Role of Context Guest Editors: Leo-Paul Dana, Aidin Salamzadeh
Deadline: 31 October 2024
Special Issue in World
Data-Driven Strategic Approaches to Public Management Guest Editors: Sotirios Bersimis, Andreas Fousteris, Dimitrios A. Georgakellos
Deadline: 30 November 2024
Special Issue in World
The Role of Green Finance in Economic Development Guest Editors: Felicia Hui Ling Chong, Christophe Schinckus
Deadline: 31 December 2024
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