The KIU Journal of Social Sciences is an academic journal published by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences of Kampala International University (KIU). It was established for the purpose of promoting research based knowledge on social issues especially in developing countries. This journal provides an opportunity for authors to have their papers reviewed by leading academicians and get the papers easily published.
The editorial policy of KIU Journal of Social Sciences aims at giving authors timely and constructive feedback and the Journal is particularly interested in assisting able researchers but who may be inexperience in the area of publishing.
Authors of well researched articles are to submit soft copies of their papers to:
KIU Journal of Social Sciences,
College of Humanities and Social Sciences,
Kampala International University,
P.O. Box 20000, Kampala, Uganda.
All articles submitted to the Journal must be original and should in no way violate any existing copyright and publication ethics relating to libel and others.
Articles, written in English language, which normally may not exceed 20 pages together with references, should be typed in double-spacing on one side of A4-size paper with minimum of standard 1.5 inch margin with referencing done in APA style. The title page of the paper should indicate full names and address (i.e institutional affiliation, if any) of the author(s). It should be accompanied with an abstract not exceeding 250 words and maximum of ten (10) keywords for indexing purposes.
The acceptable word processing packages are Microsoft and Word Perfect, (please indicate whichever), Time Romans font with size 12. Authors should be consistent on the writing style (British or America) adopted.
References which should be arranged in alphabetical order and typed in single line spacing at the end of the paper and should contain full bibliographical details. Where citations include works of multiple authors, the full name of most senior author and addition of et al will suffice. If however, authors are not more than two, the full names of the authors should be provided – (surname and initials will suffice in all cases). Works done by the same author should be listed in the chronological order of publication.
Papers accepted for publication are subjected to the thorough test of peer-review mechanism. The Editorial Board reserves the right to determine which articles may be accepted for publication and only the authors whose paper are adjudged publishable may be communicated as necessary.