Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs is an interdisciplinary academic, refereed journal publishes two times a year by Alanya Hamdullah Emin Paşa Üniversitesi. The Journal brings together all the theories, manifestos and approaches on contemporary urban affairs to raise the understanding for the future of urban planning. Overall, the main aim of the journal is to establish a bridge between theory and practice in the built environment. Thus, it reports on the latest research findings and innovative approaches, methodologies.

Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs distinguishes itself by providing an international and interdisciplinary platform for the exchange of ideas and information among architects, urban planners, policy makers and urbanists from all disciplines to focus on conflict and divided territories, emerging cities, urban ecology, infra habitation, slums, affordable houses, gated communities, revitalization, new urbanism, rapid urbanization, Pandemic and Urban Public Spaces. Submissions of empirical, comparative, theoretical research, critical review, and manifestoes for the future of cities from different scholarly disciplines and methodological perspectives are encouraged.


The journal explores a range of academic and policy concerns including:

- Pandemic and Urban Public Spaces

- Conflict and Divided Territories

 - Emerging Cities

 - Urban Ecology

-  Infra Habitation

-  Slums

 - Affordable Houses

 - Gated Communities

- Revitalization

 - New Urbanism

 - Rapid Urbanization


Main Title

Journal Of Contemporary Urban Affairs

Serial key title

Journal Of Contemporary Urban Affairs

Abbreviation: JCUA

Previously called:

                                   - Contemporary urban affairs

                                   -Contemporary Urban Affairs (JCUA)

                                   - International journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs

All the previously called titles of the journal are with the same online ISSN and printed ISSN numbers. For more info in this regard, please see Library of Congress

Serial type: Journal

Publisher: Alanya Hamdullah Emin Paşa Üniversitesi,

Publisher History:

Since December 2019-continus: Alanya, Turkey: Alanya Hamdullah Emin Paşa Üniversitesi

From June 2017 until June 2019: Mersin, Turkey: Anglo-American Publications LLC

Licensing History:

From January 2017 till 17 May 2020  Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International CC-BY-NC-ND

@Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs

Since 18 May 2020  we are using Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International CC BY


Format: Print and Electronic version / ISSN 2475-6156 (print)     ISSN 2475-6164 (online)

 Web site:

Editor: Dr. Hourakhsh A. Nia (Editor-in-Chief)

Frequency: 2 issues per year (June and December)

Start year: 2017

The DOI prefix allotted for JCUA is 10.25034

Content type: Academic/Scholarly

Language: English

Key features: Abstracted and Indexed, Refereed, Double-Blind Peer Review.

Status: Active

Keywords: Pandemic and Urban Public Spaces, Conflict and divided territories, Emerging cities, urban ecology, morphology, Infra Habitation , Slums , Affordable houses, Gated communities, Revitalization, regeneration and urban renewal, Housing studies livability,  quality of life ,  New urbanism, Rapid urbanization, Urban sprawl.





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