Editorial Office

The publisher of the journal is:

Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies CTU in Prague


The journal is managed by an editorial board. Normal operation is provided by the editorial office.


The Members of the Editorial Board are:

Ing. Vladislav Bízek, Ph.D., independent consultant, Praha

Dr. Lulzim Beqiri, Ph.D., Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Planning, UBT Pristina

Prof. dr hab. Anna Karwińska, Faculty of Political Science, Sociology and Philosophy, University of Economics Krakow

Prof. Ing. arch. Jan Koutný, CSc., Faculty of Architecture, Brno University of Technology, Professor Emeritus

Prof. Ing. arch. Bohumil Kováč, Ph.D., Faculty of Architecture, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava

doc. Ing. arch. ThLic. Jíří Kupka, Ph.D. Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague

RNDr. Zita Kučerová, Ph.D., Centre for Investment, Development and Innovation Hradec Králové

Ing. Martin Maštálka, Ph.D., Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies CTU in Prague

Prof. JUDr. Eleonóra Marišová, PhD., Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra

RNDr. Miloslav Novák, Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic, emeritus employee

Mgr. Michael Pondělíček, Ph.D. Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies CTU in Prague

doc. Ing. arch. Vladimíra Šilhánková, Ph.D.,Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies CTU in Prague


The Editors of the Journal Consist of:

Assoc. Prof. Ing. arch. Vladimíra Šilhánková, Ph.D. (editor-in-chief)

Ing. Martin Maštálka, Ph.D.

Mgr. Michael Pondělíček, Ph.D.

Bc. Iveta Šilhánková (executive editor)



I. Competence of the Editorial Board

The Editorial Board of the Journal Regional Development Between Theory and Practice (hereinafter referred to as the "Editorial Board") is the executive body of the journal publisher.

II. Composition of the Editorial Board

The editorial board consists of a chairman (editor-in-chief) and members.

The executive editor acts in an advisory role on the editorial board.

III. Tasks of the Editorial Board

Chairman of the editorial board (editor-in-chief):

manages the work of the editorial board,

propose changes in the composition of the editorial board;

convenes the editorial board, submits the draft program, and manages its meetings,

acquaints the members of the editorial board with comments concerning the publication of the scientific journal.

Members of the editorial board:

evaluates the content focus of individual issues of a scientific journal published for the period between individual meetings of the Editorial Board,

submit proposals for contributions from individual areas of their expertise, recommend and acquire authors for their processing,

publish their own scientific contributions,

recommend reviewers for submitted contributions and carry out reviews themselves as necessary,

submit suggestions and comments on the content and graphic design of the journal,

submit proposals for changes to the Statutes of the Editorial Board.

IV. Meetings of the Editorial Board

The editorial board meets as needed. The editorial board can also meet online.

Extraordinary meetings of the Editorial Board take place based on a decision of the Chairman of the Editorial Board, at the request of the editorial board of a scientific journal or at the request of at least half of its members.

The Editorial Board has a quorum if an absolute majority of its members are present at its meetings. If necessary, per-rolam voting may be carried out.

The Executive Editor is regularly invited to meetings of the Editorial Board; other experts may be invited to attend meetings as necessary.


Peer Review Process

Each article published in the journal within its individual issues is reviewed by two independent reviewers using the so-called double-blind method. The reviewers for individual articles are approved by the editorial board before each review process for individual issues. A sample review is attached below.