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 Architecture, Buildings, Designs, Energies, Land, Smart Cities, Sustainability
Regenerative Design in Architecture and Construction: The Challenges–Methods–Achievements Topic Editors: Oleg Kapliński, Agata Bonenberg, Wojciech Bonenberg, Leonas Ustinovičius
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Topic in Electronics, Geomatics, Remote Sensing, Sensors, Smart Cities, Technologies
Smartphone Positioning, Navigation and Timing: Advances and Challenges Topic Editors: Vincenzo Capuano, Alex Minetto, Fabio Dovis
Deadline: 31 August 2024
Topic in Buildings, Sensors, Smart Cities, Sustainability, Urban Science, Applied Sciences
Smart Cities: Infrastructure, Innovation, Technology, Governance and Citizenship Topic Editors: Luis Hernández-Callejo, Sergio Nesmachnow, Pedro Moreno-Bernal
Deadline: 30 September 2024
Topic in Energies, Resources, Smart Cities, Social Sciences, Sustainability
Energy Management and Sustainable Development from Economic, Social and Environmental Aspects Topic Editors: Kittisak Jermsittiparsert, Thanaporn Sriyakul
Deadline: 31 December 2024
Special Issue in Smart Cities
Smart Cities of the Future: Harnessing the Power of IoT, Blockchain, Machine Learning, and Digital Twin Technologies Guest Editors: Faisal Jamil, Zeinab Shahbazi
Deadline: 1 July 2024
Special Issue in Smart Cities
Digital Innovation and Transformation for Smart Cities Guest Editors: Seunghwan Myeong, Younhee Kim, Michael Ahn
Deadline: 15 July 2024
Special Issue in Smart Cities
Smart Electronics, Energy, and IoT Infrastructures for Smart Cities Guest Editors: Zheng Xu, Jemal Abawajy
Deadline: 1 August 2024
Special Issue in Smart Cities
Green Industrial Internet of Things (GIIoT) for Sustainable Smart Cities Guest Editors: Luís Barreto, António Amaral, Sara Baltazar
Deadline: 15 September 2024
Topical Collection in Smart Cities
Digital Twins for Smart Cities Collection Editors: Songnian Li, Zhen Chen
Topical Collection in Smart Cities
Smart Governance and Policy Collection Editors: Changhoon Jung, Seunghwan Myeong, Younhee Kim, Michael Ahn, Jinsol Park
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