Smart Cities

Smart Cities is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal on the science and technology of smart cities, published bimonthly 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), InspecAGRIS, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q1 (Urban Studies)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 20.2 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 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: 6.4 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 6.1 (2022)
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Topic in Applied Sciences, Buildings, CivilEng, Geosciences, Infrastructures, Materials, Remote Sensing, Smart Cities
IntelliSense and Its Application in Engineering Topic Editors: Shuai Han, Yantao Yu
Deadline: 31 March 2024
Topic in Buildings, Forests, Land, Remote Sensing, Smart Cities, Sustainability
Biophilic Cities and Communities: Towards Natural Resources, Environmental and Social Sustainability Topic Editors: Xin-Chen Hong, Baojie He, Jiang Liu, Jinda Qi, Guangyu Wang, Shi Cheng
Deadline: 30 April 2024
Topic in Buildings, Infrastructures, Materials, Smart Cities, Sustainability
Smart Material and Smart Construction Technologies for Urban Development Topic Editors: Sathees Nava, Kate Nguyen
Deadline: 14 May 2024
Topic in Buildings, Energies, Smart Cities, Sustainability, Urban Science
Trends and Prospects for Energy Communities in Europe Topic Editors: Francesco Reda, Rosaria Volpe
Deadline: 31 May 2024
Special Issue in Smart Cities
Inclusive Smart Cities Guest Editors: Thomas Bock, Rongbo Hu
Deadline: 15 March 2024
Special Issue in Smart Cities
The Future of Smart Cities and the Metaverse Guest Editors: Zaheer Allam, Ali Cheshmehzangi
Deadline: 31 March 2024
Special Issue in Smart Cities
Business Model Innovation in Smart Cities Guest Editor: Alexander Horst Norta
Deadline: 15 April 2024
Special Issue in Smart Cities
Implementing Smart City Strategies and Projects at National and Municipality Levels Guest Editors: Miltiadis D. Lytras, Afnan Alkhaldi
Deadline: 30 April 2024
Topical Collection in Smart Cities
Digital Twins for Smart Cities Collection Editors: Songnian Li, Zhen Chen
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