The National University of Public Service has its own academic journals providing publication opportunities researchers, PhD students and university students. Two of these periodicals – Academic and Applied Research in Military and Public Management Science (AARMS) and Acta Humana – welcome articles written in English as well.
The list of the Scientific Journals of NUPS:
- Working Papers on State, Governance and Administration
- Academic and Applied Research in Public Management Science (AARMS)
- ACTA HUMANA – Human Rights Publications
- Bolyai Review (Bolyai Szemle)
- Hungarian Police (Magyar Rendészet)
- Military Engineer (Hadmérnök)
- Military Engineering Journal (Műszaki Katonai Közlöny)
- Military Science Review (Hadtudományi Szemle)
- Nation and Security - Security Policy Review (Nemzet és Biztonság - Biztonságpolitikai Szemle)
- National Security Review (Nemzetbiztonsági Szemle)
- Pro Publico Bono – Hungarian Public Administration (Pro Publico Bono – Magyar közigazgatás)
- Society & National Defence (Társadalom & Honvédelem)
Working Papers on State, Governance and Administration
The Institute for Research and Development on State and Governance has launched an online publication series related to the developments in the field of the science of public governance and state at NUPS. The Institute’s new periodical publishes completed working papers related to the theoretical and methodological foundation of the science of public governance and state, to its application opportunities and to the researches on its domestic and international embeddedness. The periodical’s mission is to publish researches on the science of public governance and state for academic debates, and to initiate academic workshops and discussions with the involvement of the widest professional community possible. Publishing new contents on a weekly basis, the journal offers publication opportunities for everyone interested in the science of public governance and state, and thus supports the dialogue between universities and fields of sciences.
Academic and Applied Research in Public Management Science
AARMS is a peer-reviewed international scientific journal devoted to reporting original research articles and comprehensive reviews within its scope that encompasses the military, political, economic, environmental and social dimensions of security. The journal was launched by the predecessor institution in November 2002. Its goal is to publish research results and, peer-reviewed studies of a high standard in English in the fields of military science and military technology. Recent changes in the structure of the university have called for the renewal of the publication, allowing for the publishing of scientific results in other disciplines such as public administration as well as law enforcement.
ACTA HUMANA – Human Rights Publications
The National University of Public Service’s peer reviewed, human rights journal. The ACTA HUMANA – a periodical journal of human rights was founded by the Hungarian Centre for Human Rights Public Foundation and for a long time its inception in 1990 it was the only periodical in this field. The journal was later published by the National Institute for Public Administration and finally, following the foundation of the National University of Public Service (NUPS) on 1 January 2012, all publishing rights belong to the NUPS. The ACTA HUMANA is a peer-reviewed academic periodical journal, published 4 times a year both in print and online. The ACTA HUMANA – Human Rights Publications is an independent periodical and its academic mission is to present the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, with a special focus on Hungarian cases; and the human rights cases of the European Court of Justice. It also aims to publish academic articles and studies, thus contributing to the academic education in the field of public administration, public service and law. The ambition of this journal is to be a forum for peer-reviewed research experiences from all aspects of the field of human rights, and to enhance cross-fertilizing academic research and empirical knowledge.
BOLYAI REVIEW ISSN 1416-1443 (BR, the successor of BOLYAI NEWS), a quarterly journal, publishes articles on applied scientific aspects of military sciences, military logistics, communications and informatics sciences and disaster recovery. This scientific journal was originally founded in 1992 by the Bolyai Janos Military Technical College and since 1996 by the Miklos Zrinyi National Defence University, one of the predecessor institutions of our current University of Public Services. The journal is international
in scope with a focus on military technical, historical, comparative and interdisciplinary discourse on military technologies, safety technic, and lessons learned from military missions and crisis response operations (with special regard to peace support operations). The editors and contributors include leading civilian, military and disaster recovery experts, natural-science scientists, military historians, military economists, and scholars (lecturers and researchers)as well as Phd students, and specialists in the fields of engineering, robotics, electronic warfare and military cyber defence. During the past 22 years we have published altogether, more than 400 articles in our peer-reviewed, highly regarded journal, both in English and Hungarian languages.
Hungarian Law Enforcement
The Hungarian Law Enforcement seek possible answers to practical issues related to law enforcement through the tools and knowledge of emerging police science. The credo of the Journal is that a critical approach to research combined with high scientific quality requirements, truly serves civil courage, wellbeing and the security of society, its different communities and individuals (including police staff). It aims to incorporate the full spectrum of law enforcement issues. It shows great interest in cooperation between police organisations and in cooperation with others. The Hungarian Police is issued every second month of the year. The journal’s predecessor was founded in 1990.
Military Engineer is an online, thematic, military engineering science periodical founded in 2006 by the Faculty of Military Sciences and Officer Training and Doctoral School of Military Engineering of the National University of Public Service. The peer-reviewed electronic journal aims to give an opportunity to researchers, university professors, PhD students and university students to publish their research results within a short time in the field of military engineering science and related themes. Military Engineer is an independent, military engineering science related, public journal that is published quarterly.
Military Engineering Journal
Műszaki Katonai Közlöny
The Military Engineering Journal is a periodical founded by the Engineering Department of the Hungarian Association of Military Science in 1991 and is listed as an approved scientific journal. Over the past 23 years almost 500 academic publications have been released covering more than 5000 pages. Since 2012 it has been published online. It is a forum for publishing the latest scientific results of prominent and young researchers in the field of Military Engineering and related fields.
Military Science Review
Military Science Review is a peer-reviewed online scientific journal, originally founded by the Senate of the Zrínyi Miklós National Defence University (succeeded by the National University of Public Service). Military science is a particularly important scientific field as, its interdisciplinary nature provides a great number of diverse areas to research. The aim of the journal is to provide an opportunity for faculty members, researchers and students to publish their research findings in the field of military sciences and closely related topics. It is divided into 4 columns: the art of warfare, social science, security policy and general. The languages of the Journal are Hungarian, English and German and it is published quarterly.
Nation and Security
Security Policy Review
Nemzet és Biztonság
The peer-review academic journal Nemzet és Biztonság – Biztonságpolitikai Szemle (Nation and Security – Security Policy Review) was founded in 2008 as a joint publication of the Hungarian Ministry of Defence and the Zrínyi Miklós National Defence University and has been published by the National University of Public Service since 2012. Throughout these years editorial duties have continuously been fulfilled by researchers from the Centre for Strategic and Defence Studies. The journal underwent a minor transformation in 2012 and reappeared with a new look but it has consistently kept its content, which focuses on current issues of security and defence policy. Currently 6 issues are published a year in Hungarian, complemented by 2 additional issues in English. Contributors include leading foreign and security policy experts, analysts and practitioners, as well as outstanding PhD students with original research results.
National Security Review
The Scientific Review was founded by the National Security Institute of the National University of Public Service in 2013. It publishes recent and contemporary research results related to national and international security issues. The review intends to give space for multidisciplinary approach and promotes the advancement of this complex field of research. The Review focuses on applied science and modern problems, therefore the board of editors is comprised of intelligence advisory board members and academic professors.
Pro Publico Bono – Hungarian Public Administration
Pro Publico Bono – Magyar közigazgatás
The academic journal of Pro Publico Bono – Magyar közigazgatás is an independent journal with the scientific mission of transferring knowledge that aims to bring about the quality development of the state, society and public administration. It aims to provide platform for publishing academic articles written in the fields of public service, public management and public policies, furthermore enhancing the interaction between academic views and practical implementation, along with advertising knowledge regarding the development in the quality of public administration. The journal was established in October 2012 and is issued every three months in Hungarian and once in a semester in English.
Society & National Defence
Társadalom és Honvédelem
Society and National Defence (SND), a quarterly journal, publishes articles on applied social scientific aspects of military sciences, public administration sciences, and policy and law enforcement. The scientific journal was originally founded in 1996 by the Miklos Zrinyi National Defence University, one of the predecessor institutions of our current University of Public Services. The journal is international in scope with a focus on historical, comparative, and interdisciplinary discourse on military institutions, civil-military relations, and lessons learned from international conflict management and crisis response operations (with special regard to peace support operations). The editors and contributors include leading civilian, military and police experts, political scientists, sociologists, historians, economists, and scholars (lecturers and researchers), as well as specialists in public administration, military and police organizations. During the past 18 years we have published all together more, than 500 articles in our peer-reviewed, highly regarded journal, in both English and Hungarian.