Aims and Scope

The Journal aims to publish original academic research of high scholarly standards in geography and environmental science, emphasizing human-related processes. Submitted papers are double blind reviewed and evaluated based on their scientific quality, originality and contribution to the advanced understanding of human-environmental interactions. With experts in geography and environmental science, the Editorial Board guarantees the scientific quality of papers published in the Journal.

Manuscripts are welcome on a wide range of topics in environmental issues (e.g. environmental change and their impact on society, human impact on climate and environment) and in applied research (e.g. in the field of earth sciences, soil science, landscape ecology, hydrology and geomorphology related to anthropogenic influences).

The Journal of Environmental Geography has been published since 2008. The Journal is a successor to Acta Geographica (ISSN 0324-5268) and Acta Geographica Szegediensis (ISSN 1217-6907).

Why to submit

The Journal of Environmental Geography invites submitting original papers within the Journal's scope and supplies an international forum on the dissemination of research data and methods in the targeted fields. The Journal offers free, open-access publication possibilities. It provides a high-quality, objective and constructive peer-review of the manuscripts. Online indexing services abstract the approved articles. A distinguished Editorial Board with experts in geography and environmental science guarantees the scientific quality of papers.

Publication fee

The Journal aims to directly help researchers disseminate their research work without any financial barriers. Therefore, there we provide open access without any publication fee.

Open Access Policy

The Journal of Environmental Geography provides permanent Open Acces to its published contents, making research freely available to the public. Our policy permits the authors to self-archive the published version (pdf) of their work on the author's or their employer's website. It is provided that Journal of Environmental Geography is acknowledged as a source and gives the link to the publisher version by DOI.

Articles in Journal of Environmental Geography are published under CCbyNC-ND licence.

Rejection Rate

  • 30-40%

Average number of weeks between submission and publication

  • 12 weeks