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The Journal of Jan Evangelista Purkyne University in Ústí nad Labem

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    The journal was established in 2006. Volumes preceding 2014 can be found at http://geo.ujep.cz

    The journal focuses on landscape and territorial research in its broad meaning. It pursues the territorial organization of society and environment from the perspective of various hierarchic levels, functional and developmental dimensions and their mutual relations. In all its content it accentuates the practical implications of the research for public administration and regional development.

    The aim of the journal is to establish a common platform for the publication of research on ecological and environmental issues, social dimension of sustainability, economic geography and regional development, cross-border cooperation and political strategies influencing the landscape, spatial planning, regional development and policies at different scales. The interdisciplinarity is strongly encouraged. Ideally, the papers discuss the relevance of the methodical procedures and of the results for public sector, planning and regional development.

    The journal welcomes papers that suite one of the following categories: original papers, research reports and discussion papers (see author guidelines for details). All manuscripts submitted as original papers, research reports and discussions are subject to initial evaluation by editorial board and to double-blind peer-review by at least two reviewers

    Aims and Scope

    Why subscribe and read 

    The journal addresses researchers in geographical and environmental fields, professionals as well as decision makers in social sciences and regional development, planning, public administration and policy. It gives up-to-date results of the research together with discussion of its implications for public administration, territorial management and sustainable regional development. 

    Why submit 

    • International audience
    • Open-access policy
    • Rapid peer-review process
    • Practical implications of research results

    Rejection Rate 

    20–30 %

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    Editorial Information

    Martin Balej (J. E. Purkyně University, Czech Republic)

    Deputy/ Managing Editor
    Pavel Raška (J. E. Purkyně University, Czech Republic)

    Editorial Board
    Jiří Anděl (J. E. Purkyně University, Czech Republic)
    Ivan Bičík (Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic)
    Martin Boltižiar (Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia)
    Petr Hlaváček (J. E. Purkyně University, Czech Republic)
    Tomasz Kaczmarek (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland)
    Karel Kirchner (Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic)
    Thanassis Kizos (University of Aegean, Greece)
    Jaroslav Koutský (J. E. Purkyně University, Czech Republic)
    Zoltán Kovács (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary)
    Martin Myant (European Trade Union Institute, Brussels, Belgium)
    Tomáš Oršulák (Kadaň Grammar School, Czech Republic)
    Matthias Pietsch (Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Germany)
    Garri Raagmaa (Tartu University, Estonia)
    Štefan Rehák (University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia)
    Iva Ritschelová (Czech Statistical Office, Czech Republic)
    Petr Rumpel (University of Ostrava, Czech Republic)
    Jan Ženka (University of Ostrava, Czech Republic)

    Technical Editor
    Martin Dolejš (J. E. Purkyně University, Czech Republic)

    Pavel Raška pavel.raska@ujep.cz

    Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
    01-811 Warsaw, Poland
    T: +48 22 701 50 15

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