Urban Science

Urban Science is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal of urban and regional studies, published quarterly online by MDPI. The European Cool Roofs Council (ECRC) and Society for Urban Ecology (SURE) are affiliated with the journal.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within ESCI (Web of Science) and many other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 18.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • 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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Topic in Sustainability, Remote Sensing, Smart Cities, Urban Science, Buildings
Sustainable Smart Cities and Smart Villages Editor-in-Chief: Anna Visvizi
Deadline: 30 April 2022
Topic in Sustainability, Atmosphere, Climate, Buildings, Urban Science
Urban Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change Editors-in-Chief: Antonino Marvuglia, Maider Llaguno-Munitxa
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Topic in Future Transportation, Logistics, Sustainability, Urban Science, Vehicles
Sustainable Transport Systems and New Mobility Services: Challenges and Solutions Editor-in-Chief: Efthimios Bothos
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Topic in Architecture, Buildings, Land, Sustainability, Urban Science
Architectures, Materials and Urban Design Editors-in-Chief: Nikos A. Salingaros, Alexandros A. Lavdas
Deadline: 15 October 2022
Special Issue in Urban Science
Mega Events and Urban Memory Guest Editors: Giuseppe Borruso, Ginevra Balletto, Maurizio Carta, Beniamino Murgante, Carmelo Maria Torre
Deadline: 30 November 2021
Special Issue in Urban Science
Design the Future City of Refugees Guest Editor: Miguel Amado
Deadline: 31 December 2021
Special Issue in Urban Science
Net Zero Energy Settlements Guest Editor: Gloria Pignatta
Deadline: 31 January 2022
Special Issue in Urban Science
Nature-Positive Design and Development Guest Editor: Janis Birkeland
Deadline: 28 February 2022
Topical Collection in Urban Science
Urban Conservation Collection Editor: Sergio Cardone
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