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Welcome to the website of Geography(Regional Planning) Journal


Qeshm Higher Education Institute­ with the approach of knowledge excellence and research in order to promote the sciences of planning and sustainable development and analysis of issues of cities, villages and residential areas of the country with the permission of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology has published the Journal of Geography (Regional Planning), which is published in the 4th year. Based on the vote of the Commission for Reviewing the Validity of the country's scientific journals,   dated 2/27/2012 to letter number 3/53021 Journal of Geography and Regional Planning was recognized as eligible for scientific research.

This journal is published following the Memorandum of Understanding concluded with the scientific cooperation of the Iranian Association of Geopolitics.

About Journal of Geography (Regional planning)


ISO Abbreviation: JGEOQ

Publisher: Qeshm Institute of Higher Education

Printing status: Print and Electronic

Frequency: Quarterly

Access: Free and Free Articles Download

Journal Language: Persian (English Abstract)

Specialty: Geography

Journal Type: Scientific; Research

Review Policy: Double Blind

Average Time to First Decision: 3 to 4 months

Journal Email: qeshmmajaleh@gmail.com 


Open Access



Necessary care should be taken in completing the authors' profile form in the system. According to the rules, it is not possible at any stage to change the order, number, academic rank and characteristics of the authors and the responsible author (graduate students must first make sure of the rules of their university). Due to the high volume of articles received and the decision of the esteemed editorial board of the journal, please refrain from sending several articles to the journal office simultaneously with co-authors. Also, only one article per year from one author is reviewed and published if accepted.



Corresponding Author must be a member of the faculty and the article must be sent to the journal by him. Dear authors, before submitting an article, make sure that the subject is up-to-date and not duplicated.

All type papers published by Journal of Geography (Regional planning) are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. Journal of Geography & Regional planning is an Open access publishing allows an immediate, world-wide, barrier-free, open access to the full text of research papers, which is in the best interests of the scientific community.

High visibility for maximum global exposure with open access publishing model rigorous peer review(blind peer-review)of research papers prompt faster publication. All corresponding authors of each manuscript should be download"COPYRIGHT RELEASE FORM" then complete and sign this form by all authors and submit this form with all mandatory files which mentioned in bellow. By signing this form, copyright transfer to Journal of Geography & Regional planning.

Submission of a manuscript implies that:

1) The work described has not been published before (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, review, or thesis).

2) It is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

3) Its publication has been approved by all coauthors, if any, as well as by the responsible authorities at the institute where the work has been carried out.

4) Authors agree to automatic transfer of the copyright to the publisher, if and when their manuscript is accepted for publication.

5) The manuscript will not be published elsewhere.

Ethics & disclosures

The journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and subscribes to its principles on how to deal with acts of misconduct thereby committing to investigate allegations of misconduct in order to ensure the integrity of research. The journal may use plagiarism detection software to screen the submissions. If plagiarism is identified, the COPE guidelines on plagiarism will be followed.

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All authors are strongly recommended to check their manuscripts content before its submission to the journal for publication. The Authors may use trustable valid "Plagiarism Checking software’s" to make sure that their manuscripts are Plagiarism free. Anyway, all submitted papers to the journal will be checked against Plagiarism upon receiving and also before publishing finally using samimnoor, irandoc, hamyab, duplichecker and other Plagiarism Detection Software’s. If the Reviewers, Editor-in-Chiefs, Readers or Editorial Staffs suspect or notice any types of plagiarism at any stage of publication process, the manuscript will be rejected and all authors including the corresponding author will be notified then. Self-plagiarism is also considered & managed accordingly.

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