Societies is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of 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 27.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.6 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.
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Topic in Education Sciences, Societies, Sports, Sustainability
The Scholar Practitioner in Sport, Education, and Physical Culture Topic Editors: David Brown, Robyn Jones
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Topic in Algorithms, Behavioral Sciences, Societies, Technologies
AI in the Everyday Life of Older Adults: Panacea or Pandora's Box? Topic Editors: Eugène Loos, Loredana Ivan, Kim Sawchuk, Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol
Deadline: 10 July 2023
Topic in Education Sciences, Administrative Sciences, Economies, Societies, Sustainability
Effectiveness and Sustainable Application on Educational Technology Topic Editors: Jian-Hong Ye, Yung-Wei Hao, Yu-Feng Wu, Savvas A. Chatzichristofis
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Topic in Biology, Epigenomes, Societies, Life, Healthcare
Biosocial Studies Topic Editors: Juan R. Coca, Adolfo Cordero-Rivera, Isabel Castro-Piedras
Deadline: 21 November 2023
Special Issue in Societies
Workplace Health Promotion, Workplace Bullying and Workplace Wellness Guest Editors: Patricia Mannix McNamara, Margaret Hodgins
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Special Issue in Societies
Gender and Social Class Issue in Academic Field Guest Editors: Maria Angeles Martinez Ruiz, María J. Hernández-Amorós
Deadline: 15 July 2023
Special Issue in Societies
Staying Positive: Implications for Strengths-Based Approaches to Youth Development Guest Editor: Anna Parola
Deadline: 25 July 2023
Special Issue in Societies
The STEAM Didactic Approach for Lifelong and Meaningful Learning Guest Editor: Álvaro Antón-Sancho
Deadline: 31 July 2023
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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