Urban Science — Open Access Journal

Urban Science (ISSN 2413-8851) is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal of urban and regional studies published quarterly online by MDPI. The first issue has been released in March 2017. The European Cool Roofs Council (ECRC) and Society for Urban Ecology are affiliated with Urban Science and their members receive a discount of the article processing charge.
  • Open Access - free for readers, free publication for well-prepared manuscripts submitted in 2018.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 24 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).
  • 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 Issues

Special Issue in Urban Science
Future Cities: Concept, Planning, and Practice Guest Editors: Dora Marinova, Shahed Khan, Atiq Zaman, Mohammad Swapan
Deadline: 1 July 2018
Special Issue in Urban Science
Urban Landscape Degradation and Restoration Guest Editors: Alexander Buyantuev, Chi Xu, Junxiang Li, Qingxu Huang, Ganlin Huang
Deadline: 31 July 2018
Special Issue in Urban Science
Formalizing Urban Methodologies Guest Editors: David Leite Viana, Franklim Morais, Jorge Vieira Vaz
Deadline: 6 August 2018
Special Issue in Urban Science
Urban Futures—Landscape Guest Editors: Molinari Carla, David Buck
Deadline: 28 September 2018

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