Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

As the official journal of the Urology and Nephrology Research Center (UNRC) and the Iranian Urological Association (IUA), Urology Journal is a comprehensive digest of useful information on modern urology. Emphasis is on practical information that reflects the latest diagnostic and treatment techniques. Our objectives are to provide an exceptional source of current and clinically relevant research in the discipline of urology, to reflect the scientific work and progress of our colleagues, and to present the articles in a logical, timely, and concise format that meets the diverse needs of today’s urologist.

Urology Journal publishes manuscripts on urology and kidney transplantation, all of which undergo extensive peer review by recognized authorities in the field prior to their acceptance for publication. Accordingly, original articles, case reports, and letters to editor are encouraged.

 

 

Section Policies

REVIEW

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

MONOGRAPH

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

ORIGINAL PAPER (ENDOUROLOGY AND STONE DISEASE)

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

ORIGINAL PAPER (PEDIATRIC UROLOGY)

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

ORIGINAL PAPER(UROLOGICAL ONCOLOGY)

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

ORIGINAL PAPER (LAPAROSCOPIC AND ROBOTIC UROLOGY)

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

ORIGINAL PAPER (KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION)

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

ORIGINAL PAPER (FEMALE UROLOGY)

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

ORIGINAL PAPER (SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION AND ANDROLOGY)

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

ORIGINAL PAPER (RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY)

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

ORIGINAL PAPER (CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR UROLOGY)

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

SPECIAL FEATURE

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

POINT OF TECHNIQUE

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

CASE REPORT

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

CLINICAL PATHOLOGY CASE

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

BRIEF COMMUNICATION

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

PICTORIAL UROLOGY

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

LETTER

Editors
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Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

UROLOGICAL SURVEY

Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

UROLOGY IN HISTORY

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

NEWS

Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Video

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Best Reviewer

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

All original research papers and case reports submitted to the Urology Journal undergo extensive peer review, which is performed by at least 2 expert consultants, 1 editor, and 1 statistician. Author(s) also revise their manuscripts at least once in the process. Based on the comments of reviewers and the responses or revisions of the author(s), the Editorial Board either accepts or rejects the manuscripts. Author(s) should send their revised manuscripts within 2 weeks (or as otherwise agreed) and if received later, peer review process will be repeated. Reviewers’ and authors’ identities are kept confidential. The existence of a submitted manuscript is not revealed to anyone other than the reviewers and editorial staff.

 

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.

 

Archiving

CLOCKSS system has permission to ingest, preserve, and serve this Archival Unit (for exact text see http://link.springer.com/lockss.txt)

 

Journal Subscription

All members of Iranian Urological Association (IUA) receive the journal automatically as they register for IUA membership. Non-members may fill an application form and send it together with the bank receipt of the subscription fee. You may contact us to give the information of the bank account and receive the application from.

 

Fees: Annual (4 issues): $60  Single issue: $20

         Annual (4 issues): 100,000 Rls  Single issue: 30,000 Rls