Membranes is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal, published monthly online by MDPI, covers the broad aspects of the science and technology of both biological and non-biological membranes. European Membrane Society (EMS)Membrane Society of Australasia (MSA) and Polish Membrane Society (PTMem) are affiliated with Membranes, and their members receive a discount on the article processing charge. 
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), Ei Compendex, PubMed, PMC, CAPlus / SciFinder, Inspec, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Polymer Science) / CiteScore - Q2 (Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous))
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 12.1 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.4 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • 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: 4.562 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 5.015 (2021)
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Topic in Catalysts, Energies, Membranes, Nanoenergy Advances, Polymers
Membranes for Electrochemical Energy Conversion Topic Editors: Byungchan Bae, Jang-Yong Lee
Deadline: 31 July 2023
Topic in Energies, IJMS, Membranes, Separations, Water
Membrane Separation Technology Research Topic Editors: Chenxiao Jiang, Zhe Yang, Ying Mei
Deadline: 15 September 2023
Topic in Coatings, Materials, Membranes, Nanomaterials, Surfaces
Advanced Self-Cleaning Surfaces Topic Editors: Maria Vittoria Diamanti, Massimiliano D'Arienzo, Carlo Antonini, Michele Ferrari
Deadline: 30 September 2023
Topic in Energies, Membranes, Molecules, Separations, Water
Sustainable Water Purification Technologies for Multiple Applications Topic Editors: Marco Pellegrini, Cesare Saccani, Alessandro Guzzini
Deadline: 15 October 2023
Special Issue in Membranes
Nanomaterial-Based Membranes for Water Treatment and Desalination Guest Editors: Jaewon Jang, Thanh Tin Nguyen
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Special Issue in Membranes
Ion Transport in Membranes and Membrane Systems: Modelling and Experiment Guest Editor: Victor V. Nikonenko
Deadline: 15 April 2023
Special Issue in Membranes
Composite Conducting Membranes: Preparation, Properties, and Applications-Volume 2 Guest Editors: Mohammad Rezaul Karim, Muhammad Omer Aijaz
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Special Issue in Membranes
State-of-the-Art Membrane Science and Technology in Germany (2021,2022) Guest Editors: Peter Czermak, Stefan Panglisch
Deadline: 20 May 2023
Topical Collection in Membranes
Applied, Engineering and Environmental Microbiology and Biofilms Collection Editors: Gamini Seneviratne, Yanrui Ye, Zhenbo Xu, Guanglei Qiu, Jing Lin, Jian Sun
Topical Collection in Membranes
Featured Reviews in Membrane Science Collection Editors: Spas D. Kolev, Tae-Hyun Bae, Laurent Bazinet, Claus Hélix-Nielsen
Topical Collection in Membranes
Feature Papers in Membrane Bio-Reactor Valorisation Collection Editors: Gaetano Di Bella, Santo Fabio Corsino
Topical Collection in Membranes
Feature Papers in Biological Membrane Composition and Structures Collection Editor: Shiro Suetsugu
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