About the Journal

About The Ethiopian Journal of Behavioral Studies

The Ethiopian Journal of Behavioral Studies (EJoBS) is dedicated to stimulate discussions on issues related to behavioral studies and to promote the application of research based results related to behavioral studies in Ethiopia and other countries.The journal is housed in in the College of Education and Behavioral Studies at Addis Ababa University.

EJOBS publishes original papers that have not been published previously. The journal publishes original empirical studies, literature reviews, meta-analyses, theoretical articles, or methodological manuscripts. Dissertation and thesis abstracts, synopsis of major research works, short communications, book reviews and commentaries) are not peer-reviewed.  Such submissions will be subject to assessment by editors to determine appropriateness for the Journal and any improvements that could be made.  EJoBS is an Open Access journal.

Contributions to the journal shall be submitted in English  with abstract for articles and summaries for other cases inEnglish. 

The Journal is biannual and is indexed in Ethiopian Journals Online.Digital copies of the journal are archived in: http://ejol.aau.edu.et/index.php/EJoBS

The Journal

The journal is owned by the College of Education and Behavioral Studies, School of Psychology

Ethiopian Journal of Behavioral Studies (EJoBS) is a bi-annual Journal.

The journal shall appear in hard copies as well as electronic versions


  • Feature Articles, which are full-length articles that focus on a theoretically driven empirical contribution (all
  • Research strategies and methods, quantitative and qualitative, are considered) or on a theoretical contribution that can shape the future.
  • Meta-analytic studies and desk reviews with important contributions highlighting developments and gaps in a certain field of behavioral studies.
  • Research or studies which replicate a formerly-published work.


Ethiopian Journal of Behavioral Studies shall be published in two editions annually as ‘September’ and ‘March’ editions, in line with the status of a “Refereed Journal” as of 2016.

 Ethiopian Journal of Behavioral Studies may be published as Special Edition if necessary depending on the recommendation of the School and the Editorial Board.


The copy right of papers translations or any other documents related to papers published in the Journal belongs to the Journal.

The author agrees to transfer all copy rights of the paper he/she has written to EJoBS regarding his/her paper which has been approved to be published in the Journal.


Language of publication is English. However works written in Amharic may also be published under special conditions.