Title | Revista Brasileira de Estudos Urbanos e Regionais (RBEUR)
Title abbreviation | REV. BRAS. ESTUD. URBANOS REG.
Alternative tittle | RBEUR
Electronic/Digital ISSN: 2317-1529
Printed ISSN: 1517-4115
RBEUR is registered under electronic ISSN No. 2317-1529 and printed ISSN No. 1517-4115 (up to Volume 21), and covers the following thematic sections:
Planning and Public Policies
Space, Economy & Population
Territory, Citizenship & Rights
City, History & Culture
Environment, Management & Development
Fields of interest | Urban Planning and Urban and Regional Studies (including the CNPq’s knowledge fields: Urban and Regional Planning; Architecture and Urbanism; Anthropology; Sociology; Economy; Geography; Demography; Engineering; Administration; Political Science)
History | ”Revista Brasileira de Estudos Urbanos e Regionais” (RBEUR) is recognized today as Brazilian’s main scientific journal in the field of Urban and Regional Planning. It is edited since 1999, first biannually, and started to be a quarterly publication since 2015, both in printed format and open-access electronic format, licensed by Creative Commons (Attribution CC-BY). In 2019, it was adopted an exclusively digital format of continuous publication.
Frequency : Continuous flow publicarion
Licence | Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Copyright Institution | Associação Nacional de Pós-graduação e Pesquisa em Planejamento Urbano e Regional (ANPUR)
Address | Instituto de Pesquisa e Planejamento Urbano e Regional (IPPUR) - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro,
ZIP Code | 21.941-917
City | Rio de Janeiro
State | RJ
Country | Brazil
Telephone | + 55 (31) 3409-7157 (ANPUR’s Secretary)
E-mail | firstname.lastname@example.org
Journal’s website | http://rbeur.anpur.org.br/rbeur/index
Link for online submissions | https://rbeur.anpur.org.br/rbeur/about/submissions
RBEUR is based on (editorial) practices of knowledge dissemination in tune with the initiatives and policies of “Open Science”. The journal makes all published documents available in digital sources with free access and global visibility. The measure is accompanied by an information management plan that guarantees the preservation and recovery of all published content.
RBEUR offers free and immediate access to all of its content as a strategy to democratize access to the wealth of knowledge that accommodates and stimulates global interchange and the progress of science that the exchange of knowledge allows. Authors are permitted and encouraged to distribute the work online after publication in the Journal.
RBEUR is a signatory to the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), the recommendations of which may be viewed at: https://sfdora.org/read/
RBEUR uses the PKP Preservation Network in order to guarantee the preservation and restoration of all its published content.
The Journal is sponsored by:
English Proofreading and Translation
Spanish Proofreading and Translation
Scope and Policy
RBEUR is addressed to a wide multidisciplinary community of professors, researchers, students and professionals, both from Brazil and elsewhere, acting in the fields of urban and regional studies and planning. The Journal focuses in the publication of original papers, resulting from researches written in Portuguese, English or Spanish.
Review process: Articles should be submitted through the online journal systems (OJS), e-mail submissions will not be accepted. On receipt, they will be initially assessed for suitability by the Editorial Board, which will verify the relevance of the material in relation to the scope, format and academic standards of RBEUR.
Once approved in the initial assessment, articles (without author identification) will be submitted for assessment by two outside reviewers, linked to national or foreign institutions, and who have expertise in the specific area treated in the work (blind peer review).
Should there be a disagreement between the assessments of the two reviewers, the manuscript will be forwarded to a third outside reviewer, also recognized in the specific area of work, who will assess, like the first reviewers, and decide on the appropriateness or inadequacy of the manuscript, taking into account its academic quality. The assessments take into account:
After the assessment, articles may be
Approved articles are published up to a maximum period of 1 year after submission.
Ethical guidelines and editorial procedures: RBEUR is guided by ethical principles of transparency with regard to editorial procedures, confidentiality of information contained within the submitted manuscripts and isonomy and impartiality, objectivity and scientific rigor in assessing the relevance and academic quality of the articles. Following the best practice guidelines for editorial standards, developed by internationally recognized associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) -, RBEUR has adopted a set of procedures to guide all those involved in the editorial process: authors, editors, reviewers.
The editorial board will analyze any report of unethical behavior by any of those involved in the editorial process at RBEUR, whether related to the procedures or to the published content.
An investigation will be opened depending on the existence of solid evidence.
All those involved will be offered an opportunity for an extensive defense, as well as full knowledge of the stages of the investigation and the possible consequences.
Before the unethical practice has been properly proven, all allegations and accusations will be kept confidential from the general public, thereby preserving the honor and integrity of those affected by the investigation.
Once misconduct has been proven, the following procedures may be adopted, depending on the severity of the situation:
Copyright notice: Authors who publish in this journal agree to the following terms:
Authors are free to assume additional contracts separately, for publication and non-exclusive distribution of the version of the work published in this journal (e.g., publishing in an institutional repository or as a book chapter), reaffirming the authorship and recognition of the original publication vehicle, to RBEUR.
Privacy statement: The names and addresses of all those who collaborate with RBEUR mentioned on this site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal, and will not be made available for other purpose or to any other party.
Publication frequency: RBEUR is published in a single annual volume, following the format of continuous publication. Articles are published immediately after the review and formatting processes.
Form and preparation of manuscripts
Submission preparation checklist
Authors should verify that submissions adhere to the requirements of the journal. Submissions that do not comply with guidelines will be returned
1) Manuscripts sent to the “Articles” section should contain between 40,000 and 50,000 characters, considering the spacing and computed title, abstract, tables, graphs, figures and bibliographic references. Up to 10 visual elements may be included in each article.
2) Manuscripts sent to the “Reviews” section should contain a maximum of 18,000 characters, considering the spacing and computed titles and bibliographic references, when necessary.
3) Manuscripts should be sent in PDF (Portable Document Format) format, with the following specifications: Arial font size 11; 1.5 cm spacing; and lateral, upper and lower margins of 2.5 cm.
4) The title and subtitles should be numbered and ordered as follows:
Title: Arial, 14, normal, bold;
1. Subtitle 1: Arial, 12, normal, bold;
1.1. Subtitle 2: Arial, 11, italics, bold;
1.1.1. Subtitle 3: Arial, 11, underlined.
5) Tables and graphs, as well as being inserted into the text, should also be sent in “.xml” (“Excel”) format, in a separate file.
6) Figures, as well as being inserted into the text, should also be sent separately, always in grayscale, in EPS or TIF format, with a resolution of 300 dpi.
7) Footnotes should only be used to supplement or amplify substantive information, not exceeding 3 lines, using Arial 9, and single-spaced.
8) Bibliographical references should follow the rules established by the Brazilian Association of Technical Standards (ABNT) and be placed at the end of the text, in alphabetical order, according to the examples below:
9) Citations throughout the text should follow the format (Author, date) or (Author, date, page), as in the examples: (LEME, 1999) and (SANTOS, 1996, p. 217). Where there is more than one title by the same author published in the same year, they should be distinguished by a letter after the date: (SANTOS, 1996a); (SANTOS, 1996b), etc.
10) When there is no information regarding the references, use “s.n.”, “s.l.” and “s.d.” for, respectively, sine nomine (publisher not identified), sine loco (place of publication not identified) and sine data (date of publication not identified).
11) Should the reference be identified with the Elocation-id, it must be informed in the quote. For example: SILVA, José. History of Afro-Brazilian Religions. UEG History Magazine, v. 08, n. 01, e201901, 2019.
Submitting a manuscript
Manuscripts should be sent by the author, who is required to register with the Open Journal System (OJS). Registration on the OJS system only needs to be performed just once, at https://rbeur.anpur.org.br/rbeur/user/register, thereby enabling manuscripts to be submitted and the evaluation process to be monitored. This same registration may thereafter be used by the author to submit and monitor the evaluation of other manuscripts.
Once registration has been completed, the submission steps and stages should be strictly followed, as described below:
Immediately after completing submission, the author will receive an acknowledgement by RBEUR email confirming that the assessment process has been initiated and will be able to view your submission's progress through the review and editorial process by accessing the Author page on the OJS.
The “Reviews” section publishes reviews that deal with books, published over the last three years, related to the field of Planning and Urban and Regional Studies. Reviews will be assessed by the RBEUR Editorial Board.
The “Articles” section publishes original and unpublished manuscripts that contribute to the advancement of theoretical and/or empirical knowledge in the areas of interest of RBEUR. The manuscripts sent to the Journal, once approved by the editorial team, will be submitted to an unidentified assessment by at least two reviewers with expertise in the field of study related to the content of the work (blind and peer review).