About AJAP

Formerly known as the Journal of Accounting Perspectives (JAP) and renamed in the year 2015 as the Asian Journal of Accounting Perspectives (AJAP). AJAP is a refereed journal published by the Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya and published in an open-access platform. For ten years, AJAP published its annual issue in December. Beginning 2019 (Vol. 12), AJAP has published biannually; February and August.

Aims & Scope

AJAP is dedicated to providing a platform for researchers to discuss and forward issues affecting Asian countries, exchange ideas and share experiences related to their areas of expertise and interest in accounting and finance.

Review Process

All submitted manuscripts will undergo plagiarism screening before editors evaluate the feasibility and suitability of the manuscript with the journal’s aims and scope. Then, a minimum of two independent referees who are experts in the area of research are appointed to perform a double-blind peer-review.

Publication Ethics

This statement clarifies the ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in the AJAP. The statement of publication ethics documented in this journal is based on the Ethical Code of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). The complete statement can be accessed at https://ajap.um.edu.my//Ethics


All submissions must use the journal template that can be requested from our Assistant Editor via email. No submission/process/publication fee for this journal. However, accepted papers for publication in AJAP (if necessary) are to be sent for language editing/proofreading and at the expense of the Authors. 

Originality & Publication

The manuscript must be original work that is not under submission to another journal or under consideration for publication in another form such as a chapter of a book. Authors of submitted manuscripts are obligated not to submit their manuscript for publication elsewhere until an editorial decision is rendered. AJAP is published in an Open Access platform. All articles are free for readers to read, download, copy, print, search or link to the full text. Hence, can be only used for lawful purposes with a proper citation to AJAP. Authors or readers are restricted to republish any full-text articles that have been published in AJAP elsewhere, printed or online, including organisation repository or personal website without an approval from AJAP. The Copyrights for articles published in AJAP remain with the Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya as the Publisher.