African Cities Journal aspires to gather existing and future knowledge in the field of urban spaces in Africa through original research articles, as well as more prospective endeavours of theory and methodology. 

Interdisciplinarity is the journal’s DNA. From urban studies and the African continent as geographical unit, African Cities Journal explores different fields of research from political sciences, architecture, social sciences, environment and urban ecology, etc. ACJ will provide overlapping perspectives on research questions.
 
The journal is the forefront of research on African cities. It is an open-system, which allows researchers on the continent and around the world to access the latest high-level work. The assessment process is strict and uses a double-blind peer-reviewing method. A scientific committee including internationally recognized experts in their fields provides the general journal framework. The journal is bilingual in English and French so authors can publish their work in their preferred language.
 

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