Aims & Scope

The Romanian Journal of Applied Psychology (RJAP) is an Open Access peer-reviewed publication dedicated to the dissemination of research results and theory in all fields of psychology. RJAP publishes empirical papers, literature reviews, meta-analyses, and methodological papers. RJAP is oriented towards scholarly work done by researchers and practitioners. Special attention is given to articles focusing on a variety of phenomena with an applied emphasis, with both prevention and intervention as their focus. Articles are encouraged from all areas of applied psychology including, but not limited to, work and organizational psychology, personality, occupational health, cross-cultural, educational, developmental, health, and environmental psychology.

The Romanian Journal of Applied Psychology is the official journal of the Euroregional Centre for Applied Psychology and of the Department of Psychology from the West University of Timisoara. The journal publishes 2 issues per year (in June and in December).

Publishing time

  • Average time to first decision: 7 days;
  • Review time: 5 to 7 weeks;
  • Acceptance to publication time: 10 to 14 days;
  • Acceptance rate (approximately): 20%

    Copyright RJAP. Through its Open Access policy, RJAP is committed to disseminate published papers as widely as possible. Thus, articles are made freely available online on publication and the authors may post a copy of the final typeset PDF on their personal website or institutional repository. There are no processing or acceptance fees that are requested for publishing in RJAP. Copyright details follow:

    - Copyright on any article is retained by the author(s). Regarding copyright transfers please see below.

    - Authors grant West University of Timisoara (WUT) Publishing House a license to publish the article and identify itself as the original publisher.

    - Authors grant WUT Publishing House commercial rights to produce hardcopy volumes of the journal for sale to libraries and individuals.

    - Authors grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as its originalauthors and citation details are identified.

    - The article and any associated published material is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (default option), with the possibility to choose for the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial License upon the authors' request.

    This copyright statements apply from volume 23 onward.

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