Transactions of the Association of European Schools of Planning is an international peer-reviewed open-access journal, produced and owned by AESOP, Association of European Schools of Planning. The journal aims at promoting excellence in planning education and research, a key goal for AESOP. It will support and disseminate scholarly work of the highest quality, covering the whole spectrum of the discipline, particularly those produced by AESOP members or participants of AESOP events and activities. By expanding the already rich opportunities for networking and scholarly dialogue that AESOP offers via annual congresses, thematic group activities, and specialist meetings such as the Heads of Schools workshops,Transactions serves as a platform for the planning community to share research, innovative practices, and provocative thoughts among peers.
The journal follows a genuine open access publishing model: it is free of charge to submit a paper and to publish inTransactions. Accepted papers are accessible online, to everyone, for free.
Transactions intends to cover a combination of contributions from different AESOP events and activities. Invited papers by members of AESOP are featured in each issue to help stimulate discussions on education and research agenda as well as to contribute to the dissemination of our community’s ongoing debates and efforts in promoting excellence in planning. Articles developed from AESOP congress papers, from AESOP prizes, such as Best Congress Paper Prize winners and nominees, Excellence in Teaching Prize winners, and from AESOP Thematic Group conferences, seminars and workshops are welcome in the journal. In addition, the journal is open to submissions from all scholars who would like to share their research in the planning discipline.
All manuscripts are subject to a double-blind peer-review process. To submit a paper, please see instructions for authors.