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 Diversity, Sustainability, Urban Science
Landscape Planning, Sustainability and Diversity in Human–Nature Interactions Editor-in-Chief: Raúl Romero-Calcerrada
Deadline: 5 November 2021
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, Buildings, Infrastructures, Technologies, Urban Science
Advances in the Sustainability Assessment of Building and Infrastructure Projects Editor-in-Chief: Víctor Yepes
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
Technologies and Humanities for Smart Cities Guest Editors: Giuseppe Borruso, Chiara Garau, Ginevra Balletto, Paola Zamperlin, Beniamino Murgante
Deadline: 30 September 2021
Special Issue in Urban Science
Eco-Urbanism Guest Editor: Ayyoob Sharifi
Deadline: 31 October 2021
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
Topical Collection in Urban Science
Urban Conservation Collection Editor: Sergio Cardone
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