Polish Journal of Applied Psychology

Open access

The Polish Journal of Applied Psychology is primarily devoted to original investigations that contribute new knowledge and understanding to all fields of applied psychology. PJAP is mainly interested in publishing empirical articles, where quantitative as well as qualitative analyses of data enhance our understanding of individuals, groups or various social systems and have practical implications within particular contexts. Conceptual or theoretical papers may be accepted if they bring a special contribution into the field for application.

Rejection Rate

  • 40%

Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

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Abstracting & Indexing

Polish Journal of Applied Psychology is covered by the following services:

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Please submit your manuscripts to the Polish Journal of Applied Psychology journal via email to:

Bożena Janda-Dębek, University of Wrocław, Poland

Małgorzata Włodarczyk, University of Wrocław, Poland

Editorial Advisory Board
Augustyn Bańka, University of Social Sciences and Humanites, Faculty in Katowice, Poland  
Maria Beisert, Adam Mickiewcz University, Poznań, Poland  
Paweł Boski, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Poland  
Romuald Derbis, Jan Długosz Academy in Częstochowa, Poland  
Jolanta Kowal (Assistant to Statistic), Wrocław, Poland  
Barbara Kożusznik, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland  
Barbara Krahé, University of Potsdam, Germany  
Alicja Kuczyńska, University of Zielona Góra, Poland
Eugenia Mandal, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
Zofia Ratajczak, Katowice School of Economics, Katowice, Poland
Piotr Sorokowski, University of Wrocław, Poland
Laura Šeibokaitė, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania
Maria Straś - Romanowska, University of Wrocław, Poland
Paul A. Toro, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA
Stanisław Witkowski, Copper Region Vocational College, Lubin, Poland

Language Editors
mgr Elaine Horyza

Technical Editors
Tomasz Kalota, Wydawnictwo eBooki.com.pl, Poland

Editor Cooperation
Katarzyna Prokopowicz, University of Wrocław, Poland
Anna Juszkiewicz, University of Wrocław, Poland


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