About Journal

Journal ownership

The journal is owned by the current Dean of the Faculty of Management and Accounting of Shahid Beheshti University. The activities related to the ownership of the journal include the determination of the general policies of the journal related to Dr. Behrooz Dorinokorani. According to the rules of the journal, with the change of the dean of the faculty, the owner of the journal also changes automatically.


Journal History

Public Administration Perspective (PAP) Journal is a scientific quarterly that publishes scientific and research articles of the Academic Society every three months by the Faculty of Management and Accounting of Shahid Beheshti University. This Journal has published its first issue in the spring of 2010. From the beginning of the Journal publication, the members of the editorial board have continuously made great efforts and offered valuable services to improve the quantitative and qualitative position of the Journal. Activities carried out in this field caused the Public Management Perspective Journal to achieve the honor of receiving a scientific-research rank from the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology In July 2011.After 7 years of continuous and unremitting efforts for the development and expansion of new management knowledge, in 2017,  by the order of the President of Shahid Beheshti University, Dr. Akram Hadizadeh Moghadam was appointed as the Editor-in-Chiefof the Public Administration Perspective Journal. Her presence as editor not only caused structural and formal changes in the publication, but also improved its status and credibility. The members of the editorial team have been a combination of the best and most elite scientific people in the field of management, in different periods of time, which is a proof of the credibility and status of the journal. Along with the commendable efforts of the previous and present members of the magazine, it should not be forgotten that Dr. Tayebe Amirkhani, as an internal manager, has always made great efforts and sacrifices for the comprehensive promotion of the Journal since the beginning of its publication. Public Administration Perspective Journal has been looking forward to publish the most authentic and recent scientific works of authors and researchers from Iran and other countries. The Journal is trying to contribute to the management science in Iran, without any biases by means of its expert judges and editorial board members. It is hoped that this quarterly can take an important step in moving the wheels of management science in Iran so that managers, readers and thinkers of the Islamic Republic of Iran can benefit from the scientific and theoretical achievements presented it.


Journal Articles Access Types

Authors, researchers, readers and university professors can freely access the articles published in the journal free of charge (open access policy).

Open Access


Journal Audience and Readers

The audience of the Public Administration Perspective Quarterly can be categorized into the following groups:

  1. Professors and faculty members of Iranian universities
  2. Heads, leaders, managers and employees of administrative organizations in both public and private sectors
  3. Decision makers and policy makers of macro and general issues of Iran
  4. Master's and PhD. students all over the country
  5. Thinking rooms and production and exchange centers of ideas in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
  6. Iranian Government and Military Officials
  7. Researchers and experts who are helping to expand and promote knowledge in Islamic Republic of Iran.
  8. Research institutes and scientific councils of organizations and institutions


Terms of Publisher Rights

The right of editing, layout setting and publishing of all submitted articles are always reserved for Public Administration Perspective Journal.


Certificate of Journal Scientific Rank

Based on the latest evaluation of the scientific journals by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (2019), the certificate of scientific rank (b) has been awarded to the journal from the Scientific Journals Commission of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.


Contract with the Iranian Association of Management Sciences

In order to deepen and expand the knowledge of management, the Quarterly Journal of Public Administration Perspective has signed a cooperation agreement and a memorandum of understanding with the Iranian Association of Management Sciences. Interactions and scientific and academic relations with the scientific associations of the country can further strengthen the quantitative and qualitative level of scientific articles published in the journal, the results of which directly and indirectly affect the existing knowledge in the field of public administration and related fields. The Iranian Association of Management Sciences, as one of the pioneers amongst the scientific associations in the country, welcomes the promotion of science and the development of specialized knowledge in the field of public administration and, as a sponsor, supports the scientific activities and efforts of the Public Administration Perspective Quarterly. Journal of Public Administration Perspective, as one of the most influential publications in public administration, is being published by the Faculty of Management and Accounting of Shahid Beheshti University quarterly. This publication publishes articles on all aspects of public administration, policy-making and administrative system. Therefore, the editorial board of the Journal welcomes articles that cover important administrative challenges that can lead to theoretical and research advances.