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Urban Development Issues

Scientific quarterly published since 2004 (since 2017 fully in English). Broad scope of topics related to urban and urbanized areas: socio-economics structures, demographic issues, urban economics, urban renewal, spatial planning, gentrification, public services, transport, urban sprawl, global urban network, hyperurbanism, theories and models of urban development and management etc.

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Why subscribe and read

  • broad spectrum of topics relevant to urban space and urbanizing areas
  • approach to the subject from the point of view of different disciplines – from the humanities, through social and economic sciences, to technical and natural sciences
  • each issue related to the city and its impact, well-anchored in an empirical study and its results confronted with the current state of knowledge
  • published since 2004
  • international Editorial Board and reviewers, who are among the most prominent scholars in the field of urban issues

Why submit

  • opened for researchers and practitioners associated with urban studies
  • experienced language editor
  • supportive Editorial Office
  • authors are encouraged to submit polemical texts, reviews of academic publications, conference reports etc.

Journal is published by the Institute of Urban and Regional Development (Instytut Rozwoju Miast i Regionów).

In the period from 01/01/2018 to 28/02/2019 the Institute was known under the name of the National Institute for Spatial Policy and Housing (Krajowy Instytut Polityki Przestrzennej i Mieszkalnictwa).

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Piotr Trzepacz, Jagiellonian University in Krakow and Institute of Urban and Regional Development, Poland

Managing Editor
Agata Warchalska-Troll, Institute of Urban and Regional Development, Poland

Editorial Advisory Board
president: Joseph Salukvadze (Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia)
Ivan Andráško, (Masaryk University, Czech Republic)
Thomas Borén, (Stockholm University, Sweden)
Benjamin Cope, (European Humanities University, Lithuania)
Giancarlo Cotella (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Liudmila Fokeeva (Belarusian State University, Belarus)
Joan Ganau, (University of Lleida, Spain)
Michael Gentile (University of Oslo, Norway)
Krzysztof Gwosdz (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
Ole B. Jensen, (University of Aalborg, Danmark)
Katarzyna Kajdanek (University of Wroclaw, Poland)
Markus Kip (Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany)
Zaiga Krisjane (University of Latvia, Latvia)
Yuriy Kryvoruchko (Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine)
Hélène Maine (Université Blaise-Pascal, France)
Konstyantyn Mezentsev (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine)
Martin Müller, (University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
Kacper Pobłocki (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland)
Sylvia Pratzler-Wanczura (Institut für Feuerwehr- und Rettungstechnologie, Germany)
Vedran Prelogović (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
Vishwa Raj Sharma (University of Delhi, India)
Iwona Sagan (Uniwersytet Gdański, Poland)
Marta Smagacz-Poziemska (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
Sorina Voiculescu (Universitatea de Vest din Timisoara, Romania)

Language Editors
Paweł Pilch, Poland

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