Open Access Urbanization Journals

A list of Open Access Urbanization journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Urbanization is longterm population movements (shift) from rural to urban areas;gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas, and the ways in which each society adapts to the change;process by which towns and cities are formed and become larger

Open Access journals publish papers that are free to the reader to download. OA papers have undergone peer review and are not more or less stringent than papers in closed journals — the main difference is in the business model.

This list of Urbanization Open Access journals will hopefully make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Urbanization manuscript.
We have thousands of high-impact factor Urbanization journals in our list.In many cases, you only see lists of Urbanization journals, nonetheless, in our case we have made the list with open access Urbanization journals in mind.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Urbanization venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Urbanization journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Urbanization OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Urbanization Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Journal of urban environment2726-0844European Academy of Applied and Social Sciences (EURAASS)5140
Chaire Quetelet2034-9378Universite Catholique de Louvain146728.6
Journal of Urban Ecology2058-5543Oxford University Press17590427.4Website
Urban island studies2445-6004Island Dynamics1912926.3
npj Urban Sustainability2661-8001Springer Nature6127626.2Website
Journal of sustainable urbanization, planning and progress2424-8053Urban Development Scientific Publishing Pte Ltd384221.1
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What is Open Access (OA)?
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