Journal specifications


  • Country of publication: Iran
  • Year of publication: Fall 2020
  • Standard Summary Title: (SURDS)
  • Credit of the journal: Scientific-Specialized (Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance)
  • Publication Season: Quarterly (4 issues per year)
  • Type of publishable articles: Research and Review
  • Referee type: Two anonymous (three referees)
  • Average judging time: 1 to 3 months
  • Average time period for initial review of received articles: less than ten days
  • Type of refereeing: Specialized and Peer Review
  • Journal Language: Persian (Abstract: English)
  • Publication status: Electronic
  • Reference method: (APA 2020)
  • Access type: Free (free access to all articles)
  • Electronic ISSN: 2783-0764
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Aims and Scope of the Journal of Sustainable Urban and Regional Development Studies (JSURDS)  

According to the interdisciplinary of this subject with geographical science (urban and rural planning), urban and regional planning, urban environment, spatial planning, sociology, urbanism, management and economy, the aim of the Journal of Sustainable Urban and Regional Development Studies (JSURDS)  is to bring together scholars, students, and researchers from a wide array of different fields who do practical researches in the field of sustainable urban and regional development in all levels of planning.


Journal of Sustainable Urban and Regional Development Studies (JSURDS) is following of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and complies with the highest ethical standards in accordance with ethical laws.  

This Journal is Open Access and makes its content freely accessible, and allow readers to 'read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts' of its articles with an appropriate citation to journal.

The journal is open access under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 and makes its content freely accessible, which allows users to read, copy, distribute and make derivative works for non-commercial purposes from the material, as long as the author of the original work is cited properly.




Origional Article Regional & Urban Spatial Organization
Modeling the role of geographic factors in the distribution of gastrointestinal cancer in Lorestan province

Narges Abdali Ghalaei

Volume 4, Issue 3 , November 2023, Pages 1-17

  Background and Aim: Cancer is one of the most common causes of death worldwide. Always the role of natural and geographical factors in the manner and manner of distribution and its effects on disease centers and the role of natural processes in fundamental changes and humans as well as human-related ...  Read More

Rural Planning
Identification and Prioritization of the Tourism Businesses Major Routes for Region Rural of Jiroft Townshop Using Fuzzy Operators

Seyed Reza Hosseini Kahnoj; Hamdollah Sojasi Qeidari; Ali Akbar Anabestani; Ali Shahdadi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , December 2021, , Pages 1-20

  Exploration the main routes of tourism is an approach to determine the pattern of travel density in order to boost rural tourism businesses. The present study, using fuzzy operators in GIS, deals with the zoning of major tourism routes that have a significant impact on the success of related tourism ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Efficiency of Fuzzy Algorithms in Segmentation of Urban Areas with Applying HR-PR Panchromatic Images (Case Study of Qeshm City)

Heeva Elmizadeh; Hadi Mahdipour Hossein-Abad

Volume 1, Issue 2 , March 2021, , Pages 35-47

  The process of urban development is like a fuzzy process; Therefore, fuzzy segmentation and urban space monitoring using HR-PRS panchromatic images is one of the best tools in urban management and planning. In this study, panchromatic images of GeoEye-1 sensor related in the urban area of Qeshm has been ...  Read More

Social Planning
In Research of a Conceptual Model of the Idea of the Right to the City in Urban Policy

Masume Eshtiaghi; Mahmoud Sharepour

Volume 1, Issue 2 , March 2021, , Pages 67-84

  Development paths in any society are more the result of choices and decisions that are made as a result of policy-making practices. In recent decades, rapid urban changes and the resulting crises have drawn attention to the field of urban policy. On the other hand, the unequal forms and distribution ...  Read More

Town and country planning (Spatial Organization)
Investigating the Role of Natural Hazards and Crisis Management in Land Management (Case Study: Kermanshah Province)

Mohammad rauof Heydarifar; Esmail Solimani rad; Mahnaz Hosseinisiahgoli

Volume 1, Issue 1 , December 2020, , Pages 55-76

  Natural hazards are threatening accidents that cause a lot of human and financial losses. These dangers are not limited to the time of occurrence, but because of the social consequences that will affect the people of the region for years to come. In such cases where the effects of natural hazards are ...  Read More

Sustainable Urban Development
Measurement and Optimization of Tourist Routes with VIKOR and AHP Techniques (Case Study of the Old Texture of Dezful)

Elias Mavedat; Milad Valipour

Volume 1, Issue 1 , December 2020, , Pages 22-39

  Urban tourism is a term that describes various tourism activities in which the city is the main destination and desired location. Today, the tourism industry as one of the top industries is growing and developing rapidly. Despite the rich resources and tourism opportunities in Iran, little attention ...  Read More

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