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 Administrative Sciences, Education Sciences, Societies, Sustainability
Embedding Sustainability in Organizations through Climate, Culture and Leadership Topic Editors: Sandro Serpa, Maria José Sá
Deadline: 31 May 2024
Topic in Education Sciences, Entropy, JAL, Societies, Sustainability
Sustainability in Aging and Depopulation Societies Topic Editors: Shiro Horiuchi, Gregor Wolbring, Takeshi Matsuda
Deadline: 15 June 2024
Topic in Laws, Societies, Sustainability
Cannabis Legalization in the United States: Public Policy, Social Welfare, and Public Health Implications Topic Editors: Robert Mark Silverman, Kelly Patterson
Deadline: 30 June 2024
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
Special Issue in Societies
Society and Immigration: Reducing Inequalities Guest Editors: Ernesto Castañeda, Maria De Jesus
Deadline: 30 April 2024
Special Issue in Societies
Interwoven Nuance: An Exploration of Youth Physical Activity Promotion and the Connection to Family Wellbeing Guest Editors: Andrew Colombo-Dougovito, Yolanda Mitchell
Deadline: 18 May 2024
Special Issue in Societies
Exploring Disability in the Digital Realm Guest Editors: Beth Haller, Jeff Preston
Deadline: 1 June 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
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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