Ethiopian Civil Service University
To become a leading center of excellence in public service capacity building in Africa by 2025 through building efficient, effective, transparent and accountable public service which can contribute to the realization of the development and transformation drive of the country.
Enhancing the service orientation , transparency and accountability of the public service by building its capacity through Specialized Education, Training, Consultancy, Research and Community Services.
Our Core Values
Attention to the Disadvantaged
The Journal of Urban Development Studies (JUDS) is a biannual double-blind peer-reviewed journal established by the College of Urban Development and Engineering (CUDE) of the Ethiopian Civil Service University. It is well known that Researches and publications complement teaching, training, community service and generally have significant positive impact in the wider socio economic developments. Publications in this type of peer-reviewed journals can also be regarded as an asset that enables authors to gain recognition and acknowledgement as experts in a particular field at national and international levels. This journal aims to engage in academic as well as policy-oriented researches that contribute in policy formulation and implementation on matters of urban development, notably, social, economic, environmental, political and related cross-cutting dimensions.
The Ethiopian Journal of Legal Studies (EJoLS) is a double blind peer reviewed publication of School of Law and Federalism, Ethiopian Civil Service University. The Journal is published every June and December.
African Journal of Leadership and Development (AJOLD) is a peer-reviewed international journal published by Ethiopian Civil Service University. Established in 2016, AJOLD covers a broad range of topics with a special interest in leadership and development research. AJOLD publishes challenging and groundbreaking articles engaging intellectuals and change makers. In the promotion of applied studies, the African Journal of Leadership and Development is a biannual publication circulated in December and June of each academic year to reach a global readership interested in African studies and development. AJOLD is an open-access, peer-reviewed, and is published in both print and online versions.
AIM of AJOLD
- The general aim of AJOLD:
- To provide a platform for researchers, policymakers, and practitioners to exchange research findings, experiences, and views in reference to leadership and development issues in Ethiopia and broadly Africa.
- To seek and publish rigorous research output for the benefit of researchers and readers on leadership and development issues.
- To disseminate high-quality research papers to the African and global audiences interested in leadership and development issues of Ethiopia and Africa. The major focus of articles shall be on:
- Encourage research on practical leadership and development solutions for leaders and policymakers.
- Encourage individual and collaborative research for the benefit of African development and leadership.
The African Journal of Leadership and Development (AJOLD) is a bi-annual, double-blind, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by Ethiopian Civil Service University. AJOLD publishes research outputs focusing on the following and related fields:
- Leadership and Development
- Leadership and Change Management
- Governance and Development
- Urban Good Governance and Development
- Public Policy and Development
- Public Service Reform
- Human Resource Management
- Public Expenditure Management
- Governance and Democracy
- Structural and Organizational Development
- Public Service Ethics and Corruption
- Environment and Development
- Federalism in Ethiopia
- Capacity Development
- Documentations of Good Practices in the Civil Service
- Cross-cutting issues (Gender, HIV/AIDS, etc.)
- The general aim of AJOLD:
Journal of Public Service Competency Development (JPSCD) is a double blind peer-reviewed journal, which publishes volumes on a biennial basis. The journal is issued by Training Consultancy Division (TCD) of Ethiopian Civil Service University. TCD has been actively engaging in offering competency based training to leaders and employees of Ethiopian public sectors and rendering consultancy services to transform the public sector system. The submitted manuscripts should be original, unpublished, and not in consideration for publication elsewhere at the time of submission. All paper submissions will go under a double-blind review process by at least two reviewers with expertise in the relevant subject area.
Journal of African Development Studies- JADS- now in its seventh volume, was launched in 2008 to engage in academic as well as policy-oriented research that contribute towards supporting the teaching and training mission of the University- founded on sound scientific research findings and informing and challenging policy formulation and implementation on matters of development in its broad range, notably, social, economic, environmental, political and related cross-cutting dimensions.