To be an active and interactive knowledge sharing hub for researchers from both the developed and developing countries for sharing their empirical and theoretical research related to spatial sciences and human-environment interactions which could contribute to promote the pace of development.

The mission of Journal of Geography and Social Sciences (JGSS) is to;

  • Provide an interdisciplinary platform for researchers to share the outcomes of their research with the global community
  • To promote the development of spatial and social sciences, particularly in developing countries
  • To become one of the leading open access international journal in the field of geography and social sciences
  • To achieve excellence and maintain the highest ethical standards in publishing the original research
  • To provide rapid publication in a variety of formats like original research, editorials, review articles, commentaries, viewpoints and book reviews.

Aims and Scope


The “Journal of Geography and Social Sciences (JGSS)” is an open access, peer-reviewed, electronic, multidisciplinary journal that publishes rapid publication of substantive and integrative research articles in all areas of the geography and social sciences. Given this multidisciplinary orientation, the journal publishes research employing any of a diverse array of rigorous qualitative as well as quantitative methodologies, when they have important implications for the application of geography and social sciences across the human life span. The journal will publish original research articles, review articles, case studies, commentaries, editorials, and letters to the Editor.


The scope of the journal is as follows;

  • Geography
  • Regional Planning
  • Urban and Rural Development
  • Development Studies and Planning
  • Environmental Studies
  • Agriculture and Water Resources
  • Disaster Management and Mitigation
  • Management Sciences
  • Public Policy and Administration
  • Public Health and Health Care Services
  • Sociology
  • Social Work
  • Anthropology
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Gender and Development
  • Psychology
  • Political Science
  • International Relations
  • Population Studies
  • Demographic Studies
  • Economics
  • Media Studies and Journalism

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