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The Institution of Civil Engineers Member journal, covering all aspects of civil engineering today.

ISSN: 0965-089X
eISSN: 1751-7672

Aims and scope

Civil Engineering, listed by the Web of Science, is the ICE's flagship journal. Practical and diverse in its scope, it publishes accessible papers for the non-specialist on any subject relevant to civil engineering today. Topics range from landmark projects to philosophical, ethical, environmental, management and safety issues.

Peer review, copyediting, and colour publication by Civil Engineering are free. If accepted, published papers are easily found by Google search, as well as in specialist citation indexes. There is also the option of making your article open access, should you wish to.

Published authors receive a free electronic copy of their article to share with their peers. Furthermore, as well exposure to ICE's 96,000-strong membership, published papers are promoted via our social media channels, accessing the wider civil engineering community.

It is free to submit a paper to this journal. Papers appear Ahead of Print (below) as soon as they are ready to be published. Ahead of print articles are fully citable. using the DOI system

Each year Civil Engineering publishes two special issues (CESI), find out more about their history.

Awards: Every year, the papers rated best by the Editorial Panel are awarded the Coopers Hill War Memorial Prize.



This journal is aligned with our sustainable structures and infrastructures goal

We recognise the transformative power of sustainable engineering, design and building practices in creating a world where our planet and its inhabitants can thrive.

SDG 3 Good health & well-being
SDG 6 Clean water & sanitation
SDG 7 Affordable & clean energy
SDG 9 Industry, innovation & infrastructure
SDG 11 Sustainable cities & communities
SDG 12 Responsible consumption & production
SDG 13 Climate action
Find out about our sustainable structures and infrastructures goal