Asian Journal of Quality of Life

The Asian Journal of Quality of Life (AjQoL) is an international multidisciplinary Open Access Journal, which adheres to the BOAI definition of open access: that users have the right to ‘read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles’.

It publishes selected original research articles relating to current Quality of Life (QoL) issues affecting the Asian communities living in both the Asian and non-Asian countries.

The articles published were sourced from among the Best Paper award winners, presented at the AicQoL (AMER International Conference on Quality of Life) held in South East Asian countries, and AQoL (ABRA International Conference on Quality of Life) held in non-South East Asian countries. Those conferences held since 2013 are jointly organised by the Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers (AMER), Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asian (ABRA), and Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies, FSPU, UiTM, Malaysia (cE-Bs).

Those articles are extended versions and re-titled, from the double-blind peer-reviewed Best Paper award winners. Additionally, those articles had attained an equivalent minimum score of 90% for the English Language and Similarity Index (Plagiarism) of not more than 30%, based on Grammarly (

Article submission is strictly by invitation only among the authors identified. There is no Article Processing Charge (APC) / Publication Charges for successful articles to be published.

Since its maiden issue in 2016, it was published bimonthly. In 2017 it was published quarterly. Commencing 2018 and so forth, it shall be published bimonthly. 

The AjQoL is indexed in both the DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journal) and ScienceOPEN.


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Vol 3, No 14 (2018): November / December

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