Mission and Scope

The Association of Rural Planning was established in 1982 as a place for educators, researchers, government officials, engineers, and local residents to meet and inspire each other to create an energetic and attractive rural society while realizing a rich and beautiful rural environment. Through its members, who are specialized in various fields such as the social sciences, economics, architecture, civil engineering, landscape architecture (green space), geography, and environmental science communication, the association is involved in various activities; it not only conducts academic research but also investigates and hosts research seminars committed to rural improvement policies.

Become a Member

You can avail of benefits such as subscription to the latest journals. There are various types of members, such as associate members, that include graduate school students.

Apply for members

Submit a manuscript to the Association Journal

Journal of Rural Planning Association welcomes manuscripts in various forms, including peer-reviewed essays.

See submission guidelines

Present a manuscript for conferences

Spring conference include poster sessions while the Autumn conference includes presentation meetings where participants present their post-peer-reviewed manuscripts, which have been published in our journal’s special essay editions.

See conference schedule