Author Guidelines

NIRD URBAN-INCERC offers attendants the chance to submit their work (abstracts and full papers) to its publications, available at, as described below. The order of publications in the list corresponds to increasing value and exigencies. In any case, publication is conditioned by the acceptance by reviewers and strict observance of the editing guidelines.
  • Abstracts (written in English and Romanian by the Romanian authors and English by the foreign authors) are published in “Conferinţa de cercetare în construcţii, economia construcţiilor, urbanism şi amenajarea teritoriului. Rezumate ale lucrărilor” (Research conference on constructions, economy of constructions, architecture, urbanism and territorial development. Abstract Proceedings), Vol. 13, ISSN 2343-7537, indexed by Ulrich’s Web, ProQuest and Europa World of Learning / Routledge – website: h The deadline is 29 September 2017.
  • Full proceeding papers are published in “Lucrările conferinţei de cercetare în construcţii, economia construcţiilor, urbanism şi amenajarea teritoriului” (Paper proceedings of the research conference on constructions, economy of constructions, architecture, urbanism and territorial development), vol. 13, ISSN 2393-3208, indexed in CiteFactor, ProQuest, Sherpa/RoMEO and Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory – website: The deadline is 29 September 2017.
  • Full articles are published in the journal Constructions, ISSN 1221-2709 (indexed with 31 databases and libraries) – websites: and The deadline is 6 October 2017.
  • Full articles are published in the journal Urbanism. Architecture. Constructions, ISSN 2069-0509 (indexed with 42 databases and 80 libraries – websites: or The deadline is 6 October 2017.
    In order to provide each attendant a copy of the Abstract and Paper Proceedings, no submissions will be accepted for publication after the deadline, although participants registered after 6 October 2017 will be allowed to present their work. The deadlines for journals can be extended. In choosing the journal, civil engineers must account for the fact that Constructions requires very technical papers, with a rigorous mathematical substantiation proved by equations, and describing experimental results, while Urbanism. Architecture. Constructions has a broader audience and accepts more general papers, which do not necessarily include equations or experimental results. Furthermore, Urbanism. Architecture. Constructions requires authors a rich bibliography, including at least 25 titles, out of which 95% should be published (journal articles, books and book chapters) and at least 80% should be ISI or Scopus journal articles, and strictly enforces the observance of Author Guidelines.

    Please do not submit any document, such as Power Point presentation, to the organizers. The only documents that can be submitted are the abstracts and full papers. The only acceptable format is Word 2003 or previous (DOC). Documents submitted in other formats (DOCX, PDF) will not be taken into consideration.

    The papers will be delivered either as posters displayed around the conference rooms or oral presentations, not to exceed 15 minutes, in moderated sessions. To present an oral communication or poster, each participant must register before 6 October 2017.

    Posters will be sized A0, use the layout available at and include the name of conference, title, authors and affiliations, followed by the contents structured using the following sections: 1. Context, 2. Materials and methods, 3. Results and discussions, 4. Conclusions. If this structure is not suitable, the second and third chapters can lack or be replaced.

    Published materials (abstracts, proceedings papers and articles) must meet the Author Guidelines specified on each publication’s site. Non-compliance results in an automatic rejection from publication, although authors can present their work (poster or oral) in the conference.

    Language. Romanian authors will draft their presentations and full proceedings papers in Romanian or any foreign language, abstracts in Romanian and English. Foreign attendants will write the abstracts in English, implying a permission given to the organizers for translating them in Romanian, if needed (based on the attendance), and full proceedings papers in English. Full journal papers will be submitted in English for Constructions and English or French for Urbanism. Architecture. Constructions.