About the Journal

Focus and Scope

RUAS (Review of Urbanism and Architectural Studies) is a scientific publication for widespread research and criticism topics related to urbanism and architecture studies. RUAS is published twice a year (June and December) since 2011 by the Department of Architecture of Universitas Brawijaya.

This journal publishes articles that cover textual and fieldwork studies with various perspectives of urbanism and architectural studies. All submitted articles in RUAS will be peer-reviewed by related expert to the article's topic.

Peer Review Process

This journal operates a single anonymized review process. All contributions will be initially assessed by the editor for suitability for the journal. Papers deemed suitable are then typically sent to a minimum of two independent expert reviewers to assess the scientific quality of the paper. The Editor is responsible for the final decision regarding acceptance or rejection of articles. The Editor's decision is final. Editors are not involved in decisions about papers which they have written themselves or have been written by family members or colleagues or which relate to products or services in which the editor has an interest. Any such submission is subject to all of the journal's usual procedures, with peer review handled independently of the relevant editor and their research groups. More information on types of peer review.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Department of Architecture Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Brawijaya

Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.
Article Submission: 0 (IDR)
Article Publication: 500,000 (IDR)

If the paper is accepted for publication, author will be requested to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publication expenses.

Please confirm the payment receipt to ruas@ub.ac.id (scanned file of photos of the payment transfer receipt). Use the following email subject: PAYMENT RUAS_Author name.
Bank account: BNI KCP Universitas Brawijaya No. 0885744850 a/n Andika Citraningrum