Aims and Scope

The Journal is published quarterly in February 28, May 30, August 30 and November 30 each year. Journal of Korean Society of Rural Planning include a variety of research topics related to the rural areas such as community and economy, culture, housing, services, land use, community infrastructure rural amenities and entertainment, agriculture, nature conservation etc. Especially provide an academic discussion and a forum for exchanging information related to the rural policy and rural community development through the conceptual, scientific, political approach about rural space and community, complex, interdisciplinary approach in terms of planning and design.

ISO abbreviation of journal title

The official title of the journal is 'Journal of Korean Society of Rural Planning' and the abbreviated title is 'J. Korean Soc.Rural Plan.

Year of launching (history)

Journal of Korean Society of Rural Planning was launched in 1995.

Availability of the full-text in the web

Full text is freely available from:

Fund support

This journal was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies(KOFST) Grant funded by theKorean Government.

Index in database

The articles published in this journal are indexed and/or abstracted in KCI.

Subscription information

All correspondences regarding membership, subscriptions and changes of address should be sent to the society addressedas below : Korean Society of Rural Planning, 1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-Gu, Seoul, Seoul National University College ofAgriculture and Life Sciences Sangrokkwan 200 dong 3207 ho(Tel : 82-2-874-4597, Fax : 82-2-876-4592, E-mail, Homepage: The annual subscription fees are ₩100,000 for individual, ₩300,000for institutions in Korea.


Journal of Korean Society of Rural Planning operates an on-line submission system. Details of how to submit online and full author instructions can be found at: We do not accept direct email submission to the Editor‐in‐Chief or Editors.

This journal is published by partial financial support from the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Society.