ISUF 2022 Paper Submission guidelines

The paper must be submitted through . Papers sent via email will not be accepted.

Research papers should present original and unpublished work and be of high academic standard. They should describe the research undertaken in all its parts, including state of the art, research method, data analysis, discussion, and results. They can be conceptual in nature, technical, design-oriented, or empirical. Empirical papers may report on research that is either quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods.

The paper should be 12-16 pages long. To prepare your research paper please use the ISUF 2022 paper template.

Paper submissions should be made through the ExOrdo website.

ISUF 2022 Poster Submission guidelines

The poster must be submitted through the Posters sent via email will not be accepted.
Poster format and size:
Posters must be submitted as PDFs. The maximum file size for an individual submission is 10 MB.

The name of the poster file should be as follows: Poster File_Submission ID (enter the relevant number of your initial conference submission).

Note: Please note that posters that will be presented stationary during the conference must be printed by the author(s) prior to arrival at the conference and delivered to the staff at registration on the first day. It will not be possible to print a poster during the conference!

Poster page size and text formatting:
Page size for posters is 70×100 cm. The poster should be based on the ISUF 2022 poster template file.
No more than two levels of headings, in addition to the poster title, should be included (headings, sub-headings).
Font sizes:
Font size for headings and sub-headings should be within the range 28 and 40 pt (bold), whilst the body of the text should not be smaller than 18 pt. Suggested regular text font range: 20 – 26 pt. Preferred font style: Calibri, Arial.
Posters should be written in British-style English. Authors whose native language is not English are asked to proofread their posters before submission.
The title should closely reflect the contents of your poster. During the poster submission stage, only minimal changes to the accepted title are allowed.
Affiliation information should be given using the Latin alphabet and citing the official English translation. The author’s title, name and surname, affiliations and country of the corresponding author should be included in the relevant order, at the bottom of the poster, as illustrated in ISUF 2022 poster template. The following standard should be followed when providing affiliation information:
First Name, Last Name, Department, Faculty, University, Country.
Structure of the poster:
The most important parts are Introduction, Results and Conclusions. Methods should be presented in a simple and concise manner. Results should be presented in the graphical form if possible.
An optional acknowledgements section of up to 100 words may be included. If the research presented was supported by a funding source, the funder’s name and information about the grant should be given.
References and referencing style:
Every reference cited in the text should be in the reference list, and all items in the reference list should also be in the text of the poster. Citations should follow the Harvard style of referencing, which is used in the Journal of Urban Morphology (
Poster project:
The text should be concise and short (500-1000 words). Avoid complex sentences and long paragraphs. Posters should be visually appealing. Extensive use should be made of illustrations, diagrams, charts, drawings and photographs. It is suggested that images are no smaller than 10 cm x 15 cm.
Tables and figures:
All figures should be placed in the document in JPEG image format, within the limits imposed by the page margins. Tables and figures must be numbered appropriately. Tables, for reasons of image quality, should be created in the document and, if possible, should not be imported as images. Figures should have descriptive captions at the bottom and tables should have titles at the top.

ISUF 2022 Round Table submission guidelines

Viewpoint must be submitted through .Viewpoints sent via email will not be accepted.

Authors of accepted Round Table abstracts are invited to submit viewpoints.

Viewpoints are short statements summarising the main themes of the discussions, the issues raised and the views expressed, reflecting any conceptual and methodological progress achieved.

Round table viewpoints must contain of up to 1500 words (excluding tables, figures and a list of references), not exceed 4 printed pages overall and be written in English.

To prepare your Round Table viewpoint, please use the ISUF 2022 paper template.

Round table viewpoints are to be prepared after the Conference and submitted by Monday, 31st October, 2022.

No papers need to be submitted for the Roundtable. It will be conducted according to the submitted abstract.


The submission of abstracts has finished.

Submissions rules:

Applicants may submit more than one abstract for review.

Word limit for the abstract is 300 words; the abstract should not include references.

The abstracts are peer-reviewed.

ORAL or POSTER submissions:

By submitting the abstract the authors hereby affirm that the work submitted is theirs, original and recent. Please choose one of the following types of abstract and use the corresponding headings when submitting your abstract:

1. Research Study
– Background
– Aim and objectives of the study
– Method (must include: research design, sample, analysis)
– Findings
– Conclusions and Implications

2. Systematic Review: meta-analysis/meta-synthesis
– Aim of the review
– Search and review methodology
– Findings
– Conclusions and Implications
To facilitate the blind review process, individuals and institutions should not be identified in the body of the abstract; e.g. use ‘author’s institution’ instead of using the name of the company or the university.

The post-congress publication including the selection of best papers will be published as a volume in the Urban Studies collection by Springer.
The volume title – Urban Morphology versus Urban Redevelopment and Revitalisation. A Multidisciplinary Perspective. The articles selected for the publication will be peer-reviewed.

All the remaining papers (not peer-reviewed) will be included in the Congress proceedings.


We invite academics and professionals to submit ideas for setting up and chairing special panels to be discussed in a roundtable format during the conference.

Please note that to be included in a round table, all speakers must be registered to the conference.

The description of the roundtable should include the name of the chair and the list of speakers to be enrolled.