Publisher:

Publisher contact person: Professor Deo Jaganyi

Email: deojaganyi@gmail.com,                                 

Phone: +250784107902

Mailing address: Director of Research, University of Rwanda Office. 6L1, UR – Head Quarters, Gikondo, Kigali, Rwanda

Sources of Support:

-         Budget support from the University of Rwanda

-         Grant from the national research funds from the Government of Rwanda

-         Support from the UR-Sweden Programme of Research, Higher Education and Institutional Development

Peer Review:

Quality control is the mainstay of the journal. The article submission is encouraged from the research done by the authors, must be original and not submitted elsewhere for publication or used up other-wise for other credits. The papers shall be double blind reviewed and the evaluations are fed back to the authors to improve further to meet the criteria of standards set. The review takes normally around three to six months. Sometimes, it go beyond depending on the availability of the reviewers. Plagiarism check is applied using the Turnitin. The reviewers are selected out of the pool of reviewers identified by the editorial team across the globe. The reviewer selected must be an expert and did research and published in that subject area of paper around which, the author written in the paper. The editorial board takes the decision to select the papers for publication. The publication guidelines are attached herewith.

Open Access Policy:

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Publication Scheduling:

This journal publishes 4 Issues in 1 Volume, per year.

General:

Focus and Scope

The main objective of the Rwanda Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities and Business (RJSHB) is to disseminate scientific knowledge and generate debate in an interdisciplinary context, linking the different areas of social sciences such as anthropology, political science, history, philosophy, Sociology, Social Work, Education, Human Resources, Administration, Gender Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Psychology, Development Studies, Geography, journalism and communication, Fine and Performing art, Language and Linguistics, information studies, Religion, all areas of law, Management and Business Studies, economy and related fields.

RJSHB is focused on the analysis of societies, on the study of social problems, and on guidelines needed to overcome them. Thus, it is contributing to a qualitative and social transformation. This will help to the societies' development with a rigorous scientific basis, internationally proved.

With this approach, the journal also aims to reflect the outcomes of the major global research in social sciences, humanities and business; RJSHB pretends to achieve critical and scientific debate based on evidences that contribute to the theoretical and empirical knowledge.

Peer Review Process

Quality control is the mainstay of the journal. The article submission is encouraged from the research done by the authors, must be original and not submitted elsewhere for publication or used up other-wise for other credits. The papers shall be double blind reviewed and the evaluations are fed back to the authors to improve further to meet the criteria of standards set. The review takes normally around three to six months. Sometimes, it go beyond depending on the availability of the reviewers. Plagiarism check is applied using the Turnitin. The reviewers are selected out of the pool of reviewers identified by the editorial team across the globe. The reviewer selected must be an expert and did research and published in that subject area of paper around which, the author written in the paper. The editorial board takes the decision to select the papers for publication. The publication guidelines are attached herewith.

Publication Frequency

This journal publishes 4 Issues in 1 Volume, per year.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Sources of Support

-         Budget support from the University of Rwanda

-         Grant from the national research funds from the Government of Rwanda

-         Support from the UR-Sweden Programme of Research, Higher Education and Institutional Development

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