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 (SURE) are affiliated with Urban Science.
  • 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 14 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.79 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • 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
Urban Futures—Landscape Guest Editors: Molinari Carla, David Buck
Deadline: 28 September 2018
Special Issue in Urban Science
Land Squandering and Social Crisis in the Spanish City Guest Editors: Francisco Cebrián-Abellán, María José Piñeira-Mantiñán, Jesús González Pérez
Deadline: 30 September 2018
Special Issue in Urban Science
Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism: Transformations, Challenges, and Future Prospects Guest Editors: Florian Wiedmann, Ashraf M. Salama
Deadline: 1 December 2018
Special Issue in Urban Science
Eco-Urbanism Guest Editor: Ayyoob Sharifi
Deadline: 15 December 2018

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