Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The FUDMA Journal of Politics and and International affairs (FUJOPIA) is aimed at publishing high-quality academic research papers written in English Language that will fill the gaps in the existing body of knowledge. FUJOPIA publishes original and well researched papers in politics, internalrelations, conflict, peace, security, democracy, public administration, political economy, development, leadership, corruption, public policy, elections and other related areas of political science. Papers publish in FUJOPIA are aimed at being both theoretical and empirical.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

FUJOPIA insist on very sound academic papers. Authors are expected to note that:
  1. Contributions must be original, never published or sent for publication elsewhere.
  2. It should be written in English Language (preferably United Kingdom English). The format is Microsoft word document, Times New Roman, font size 12, single line spacing, page numbers, maximum of 7,000 words or 17 pages, 200-250 words abstract, maximum of 5 key wordsand APA referencing style.
  3. Articles received will first undergo peer-review before being considered for publication. Feedback for submitted papers will be made within three weeks from the date of receipt of manuscript.
  4. The paper shall contain Author’s name, affiliation, phone number and email address. Those accepted for publication will have the author’s copy right transferred to the EditorialBoard of this Journal.


Publication Frequency

FUDMA Journal of Politics and International Affairs publishes 1 volume annually


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.



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