REGION, the online and open access journal of ERSA, currently welcomes submissions for two special issues.

The first explores the role of Institutes of Higher Education in the sustainable development of regions (contact is Rüdiger Hamm, and the second special issue will explore new forms of territorial development through collective action, commons and commoning (contact is Artur Ochojski,

Both calls are available on REGION’s website. Also, visit the website to read REGION’s latest article about the role of spatial spill-overs in regional economic development in Europe.

Seasonal greetings from the REGION editorial team and see you in 2019!

Vassilis Tselios, Roberto Patuelli, Özge Öner, Francisco Rowe, Sierdjan Koster, Declan Jordan