The World Journal of Urology publishes the essential results of urological research and their practical and clinical relevance to a broad audience of urologists in research and clinical practice. In order to guarantee a balanced program, articles are published that reflect the developments in all fields of urology on an internationally advanced level. Each issue treats a main topic in review articles written by invited international experts. In addition the journal presents articles unrelated to the main topic.

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  • Our journal reflects the latest developments of basic and clinical aspects of urology, showing a rapidly rising impact factor.
  • Most issues include invited review articles written by leading experts on a chosen topic, and include additional papers on other topics.
  • Our world-renowned Editorial Board delivers a swift and rigrous peer review process, and is composed of top scholars in the field.

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Editors-in-Chief
  • Martin Burchardt,
  • Alexandre Taille
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). Learn about publishing Open Access with us

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4.226 (2020)
Impact factor
3.874 (2020)
Five year impact factor
26 days
Submission to first decision
420,901 (2021)
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Electronic ISSN
1433-8726
Print ISSN
0724-4983
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