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 Urban Land Institute (ULI) 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 other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2022).
  • 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, Heritage, Urban Science, Buildings, Land, Information, Applied Sciences
Sustainability in Heritage and Urban Planning Topic Editors: Lucia Della Spina, Paola Pellegrini, Antonia Russo, Maria Rosa Valluzzi, Angela Viglianisi
Deadline: 31 December 2022
Topic in Administrative Sciences, JRFM, Sustainability, Tourism and Hospitality, Urban Science
Sustainability in Hospitality and Tourism Management Topic Editors: Thorsten Merkle, Kayhan Tajeddini
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Topic in Sustainability, Buildings, Energies, Urban Science, Environments
Sustainable Built Environment Topic Editors: Siu-Kit Lau, Vesna Kosorić, Abel Tablada, Zdravko Trivic, Miljana Horvat, Milena Vukmirović, Silvia Domingo-Irigoyen, Marija Todorović, Jérôme H. Kaempf, Kosa Golić, Ana Peric
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Topic in Future Transportation, Logistics, Smart Cities, Sustainability, Urban Science, Vehicles
Sustainable Transport Systems and New Mobility Services: Challenges and Solutions, 2nd Volume Topic Editors: Efthimios Bothos, Panagiotis Georgakis, Babis Magoutas, Michiel de Bok
Deadline: 31 October 2023
Special Issue in Urban Science
Sustainable Transformation in the Global South: Context-Driven Urban Design, Livelihoods and Development Challenges Guest Editors: Atiq Zaman, Mohammad Swapan
Deadline: 31 December 2022
Special Issue in Urban Science
The Post-COVID Urbanism Guest Editors: Ayyoob Sharifi, Amir Reza Khavarian-Garmsir
Deadline: 1 February 2023
Special Issue in Urban Science
Data-Driven Smart Ecological Urbanism: Emerging Practices for Integrating the Three Dimensions of Sustainability Guest Editor: Simon Elias Bibri
Deadline: 2 March 2023
Special Issue in Urban Science
Exposures in an Urban World: New Perspectives and Approaches from Emerging Big Data Analytics Guest Editors: Chang Xia, Huagui Guo
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Topical Collection in Urban Science
Urban Conservation Collection Editor: Sergio Cardone
Topical Collection in Urban Science
Urban Acoustic Environments Collection Editors: Francesco Aletta, Jooyoung Hong
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