Urban Science — Open Access Journal

Urban Science (ISSN 2413-8851) is an international, scientific, 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).

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Special Issue in Urban Science
Environmental Impacts on Urban Health and Well-Being—Sectoral Components towards Understanding the Urban System Guest Editors: K. Heinke Schlünzen, Jürgen Oßenbrügge, Peter Hoffmann
Deadline: 31 March 2018
Special Issue in Urban Science
The Future of Urban Transportation and Mobility Systems Guest Editor: Thomas Sanchez
Deadline: 30 April 2018
Special Issue in Urban Science
Urban Heat Island and Mitigation Technologies—Impact and Mitigation Guest Editors: Junjing Yang, Matheos Santamouris
Deadline: 31 May 2018
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

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