The KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering is a technical monthly journal of the Korean Society of Civil Engineers. The journal reports original study results (both academic and practical) on past practices and present information in all civil engineering fields.

The journal publishes original papers within the broad field of civil engineering, which includes, but are not limited to, the following: coastal and harbor engineering, construction management, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, highway engineering, hydraulic engineering, information technology, nuclear power engineering, railroad engineering, structural engineering, surveying and geo-spatial engineering, transportation engineering, tunnel engineering, and water resources and hydrologic engineering. Both theoretical and practice-oriented papers, including case studies and reviews, are encouraged.

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  • Moorak Son
  • Chungwon Lee,
  • Jae-Suk Ryou
Managing Editor
  • Hyunsun Song,
  • Hyeueon Bek,
  • Kyungryun Kim
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1.515 (2019)
Impact factor
1.519 (2019)
Five year impact factor
68 days
Submission to first decision
208 days
Submission to acceptance
120,190 (2020)

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  • About the Society

    The Korean Society of Civil Engineers (KSKorean Society of Civil Engineers (KSGE)CE)

    The Korean Society of Civil Engineers promotes the civil engineering profession as the largest body and trusted voice in Korea. Established in 1951, KSCE is a non-profit professional organization incorporated to support our 26,000 members working in various fields of civil engineering, and to provide quality service to the public. We are committed to creating a better place to live for the community by developing infrastructures and improving the environment that we encounter and experience in our everyday lives.

  • KSCE Special Issues

    Call for Papers – 2022 Special Issue

    The KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering invites papers for 2022 Special Issue. Special Issues are designed to provide a platform and opportunity to summarize the state-of-the-art on a specific theme, share new perspectives, and initiate discussion on the latest theoretical research.

  • KSCE Special Issues

    Call for Proposals - 2023 Special Issue

    The KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering invites proposals for a Special Issue on a theme related to all areas of the Journal. Special issues are designed to provide a state-of-the-art on a specific theme, share new perspective ideas, and initiate discussion on the latest topical subjects.

  • KSCE Springer Award

    The KSCE-Springer Award, established in 2008, to commemorate the co-publication of KSCE and Springer, has contributed to the advancement of the Journal both in quantity of submission and quality of papers. The award is given annually to the first authors of the most cited, most downloaded, and most published papers in the past five years.

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