ISSN: ISSN: 2734-5602

ISSN-L: 2734-5602

Editura ASE, Publishing House of The Bucharest University of Economic Studies 4433775


ARAS is published three times a year, according to the following schedule:

Issue 1 – April
Issue 2 – August
Issue 3 – December


APPLIED RESEARCH IN ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES publishes papers that are addressed to the theory, research and practice relating to public and private administrative sciences. All papers relating to this area are welcomed. Manuscripts should be written in English, following the style specified in the Manuscript style section. The manuscripts must be prepared electronically in Microsoft Word format and should be submitted by e-mail to the address: The submission of a manuscript for publication in the journal implies that it has not been published nor is being considered for publication elsewhere. The manuscript has to be approved by all authors and by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out.

If accepted, the content of the article will not be published elsewhere in any language without the written consent of the copyright-holder.

There is no publication fee.


Before publication, authors of accepted manuscripts must sign a Copyright Agreement Form.


For this journal the linked Word template should be used for the preparation of the manuscript.

The text should be carefully checked for typing errors, English grammar, spelling, and punctuation, etc.

Please provide a title of up to 70 characters, the names and affiliations of all authors, an abstract summarizing the manuscript in 100 to 250 words, followed by no more than five keywords for indexing purposes.

The length of the manuscript should not exceed 20 pages, including figures, tables, references. Please don’t use appendices.

The figures and tables should be placed at their places.

All references mentioned in the Reference section should be cited in the text, and vice versa.

Permission should be obtained for use of copyrighted material from other sources (including the Internet).

Citations in the text should be identified as follows: Johnson (1962) or (Johnson 1962); if four or more authors, Smith et al. (1992)

References should appear in a separate section at the end of the manuscript, listed in alphabetical order by names of authors and should only include works cited in the text. The references should be listed in APA style.

Book with one author:

Sheril, R. D. (1956). The terrifying future: Contemplating color television. San Diego: Halstead.

Book by two authors or more

Smith, J., & Peter, Q. (1992). Hairball: An intensive peek behind the surface of an enigma. Hamilton, ON: McMaster University Press.

Article in an edited book

Mcdonalds, A. (1993). Practical methods for the apprehension and sustained containment of supernatural entities. In G. L. Yeager (Ed.), Paranormal and occult studies: Case studies in application (pp. 42–64). London: OtherWorld Books.

Article in a journal paginated separately

Crackton, P. (1987). The Loonie: God’s long-awaited gift to colourful pocket change? Canadian Change, 64(7), 34–37.

Article in a journal with continuous pagination

Rottweiler, F. T., & Beauchemin, J. L. (1987). Detroit and Narnia: Two foes on the brink of destruction. Canadian/American Studies Journal, 54, 66-146.

Article in a weekly magazine

VHenry, W. A., III. (1990, April 9). Making the grade in today’s schools. Time, 135, 28–31.

Article in a newspaper

Wrong, M. (2005, August 17). “Never Gonna Give You Up” says Mayor. Toronto Sol, p. 4.

Government document

Revenue Canada. (2001). Advanced gouging: Manual for employees (MP 65–347/1124). Ottawa: Minister of Immigration and Revenue.

Internet article based on a print source (With exact formatting of original)

Marlowe, P., Spade, S., & Chan, C. (2001). Detective work and the benefits of colour versus black and white [Electronic version]. Journal of Pointless Research, 11, 123–124.

Internet article based on a print source (Formatting differs from original)

Marlowe, P., Spade, S., & Chan, C. (2001). Detective work and the benefits of colour versus black and white. Journal of Pointless Research, 11, 123–124. Retrieved October 25, 2007, from

Article in an Internet-only journal

Blofeld, E. S. (1994, March 1). Expressing oneself through Persian cats and modern architecture. Felines & Felons, 4, Article 0046g. Retrieved October 3, 1999, from

Article in an Internet-only newsletter

Paradise, S., Moriarty, D., Marx, C., Lee, O. B., Hassel, E., et al. (1957, July). Portrayals of fictional characters in reality-based popular writing: Project update. Off the Beaten Path, 7 (3). Retrieved October 3, 1999, from

Stand-alone Internet document, no author identified, no date

What I did today. (n.d.). Retrieved August 21, 2002, from [Fictional entry.]

Document available on university program or department website

Rogers, B. (2078). Faster-than-light travel: What we’ve learned in the first twenty years. Retrieved August 24, 2007, from Mars University, Institute for Martian Studies Web site, [Fictional entry.]

Book on CD

Nix, G. (2002). Lirael, Daughter of the Clayr [CD]. New York: Random House/Listening Library.


All figures and tables should be in good quality, sharp, noise-free, and easy-to-read.

Figures and tables should be numbered consecutively using Arab numerals with a brief  caption.All figures and tables should be cited in the body of the article.

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