About the Journal
Focus and Scope
MECCA is a scientific journal published by CTU in Prague. The main title is accompanied by the subtitle Journal of Middle European Construction and Design of Cars, which defines the scope of the journal more precisely - MECCA covers a wide spectrum of transport topics, vehicles and safety.
Our aim is to be a high-quality multi-disciplinary journal publishing the results of basic research and also applied research. We place emphasis on the quality of all published papers. The journal should also serve as a bridge between basic research in natural sciences and applied research in all technical disciplines.
The innovative research results published by young researchers or by postdoctoral fellows, and also the high-quality papers by researchers from the international scientific community, reflect the good position of CTU in the World University Rankings.
We hope that you will ﬁnd our journal interesting, and that it will serve as a valuable source of scientiﬁc information.
Peer Review Process
MECCA covers a wide spectrum of transport topics, vehicles and safety.
We welcome high-quality scientific work that has not previously been published and that contains outputs that are beneficial and original.
To detect plagiarism and check submitted contributions, the editors use SimilarityCheck tool.
All papers are assessed by the editorial board, and accepted papers are then reviewed by at least two independent reviewers in double blind review process. Reviewers are asked to recommend papers of particularly high importance, which they consider significant and interesting for the scientific community. In exceptional cases, these articles will be published ahead of the regular schedule.
The review process is usually completed within four months.
Open Access Policy
This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.
Three times a year.
This journal is published using financial support from the budget of the Centre of Vehicles for Sustainable Mobility, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague. A part of support comes from the project Josef Božek Competence Centre for Automotive Industry TE 0102 0020, fungded by the Technological Agency of Czech Republic.
- Centre of Vehicles for Sustainable Mobility, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, CTU
- Technological Agency of Czech Republic
MECCA is a peer-reviewed Open Access scientiﬁc journal published by the Czech Technical University in Prague. This journal ﬁrst appeared in 2003 with periodicity three times a year.