European Journal of Psychological Assessment

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The EJPA is the official organ of the European Association of Psychological Assessment (EAPA). It is also sponsored by the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP, Division 2)

ISSN-L 1015-5759, ISSN-Print 1015-5759, ISSN-Online 2151-2426
Impact Factor:
2.225 (for more information, see "Facts and Figures" below)
Indexed in:
Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences (CC/S&BS), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Social SciSearch, PsycINFO, Psychological Abstracts, PSYNDEX, ERIH, and Scopus.
Samuel Greiff (Editor-in-chief)
Lindie van der Westhuizen (Editorial assistant)
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About the journal

The main purpose of the EJPA is to present important articles, which provide seminal information on both theoretical and applied developments in this field. Articles reporting the construction of new measures or an advancement of an existing measure are given priority. The journal is directed to practitioners as well as to academicians: The conviction of its editors is that the discipline of psychological assessment should, necessarily and firmly, be attached to the roots of psychological science, while going deeply into all the consequences of its applied, practice-oriented development.

Psychological assessment is experiencing a period of renewal and expansion, attracting more and more attention from both academic and applied psychology, as well as from political, corporate, and social organizations. The EJPA provides a meeting point for this movement, contributing to the scientific development of psychological assessment and to communication between professionals and researchers in Europe and worldwide. 

The journal presents clearly written original papers, reviews, and case studies in all domains of psychological assessment.

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Facts and Figures


"EJPA is now on social media!

Our readers can follow us on Twitter @EJPAjournal to receive the latest news and updates straight from the EJPA editorial office. We will announce our latest online and print content, post important news and reminders regarding special issues, share interesting journal facts and figures, and much more. We look forward to seeing you in the Twitterverse!"
Samuel Greiff, Editor-in-Chief & Lindie van der Westhuizen, Editorial Assistant

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“We are excited to announce that EJPA is the first assessment journal to introduce Registered Reports as a new submission format for authors and as a sign of our dedication to the principles of transparency and open science. Registered Reports are a great way of ensuring reliable and valid results in science and are an important addition to the existing article types in EJPA. More information about this important development in the field of psychological assessment can be found in a recent EJPA editorial.”

Samuel Greiff, Luxembourg, Editor-in-Chief

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Recent editorials


Are the Machines Taking Over?
Benefits and Challenges of Using Algorithms in (Short) Scale Construction
Jan Dörendahl and Samuel Greiff
European Journal of Psychological Assessment, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 217-219


On the Importance of Educational Tests
Samuel Greiff and Stephen G. Sireci
European Journal of Psychological Assessment, Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 297-300

The Impact of Technology on Psychological Testing in Practice and Policy
Dragos Illiescu and Samuel Greiff
European Journal of Psychological Assessment, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 151-155

And Yet Another New Year’s Resolution – Pushing EJPA’s Advance Articles
Samuel Greiff
European Journal of Psychological Assessment, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 1-2


Would You Prefer Your Coefficients With a Little Bias, or Rather With a Lot of Variance?
Marjolein Fokkema and Samuel Greiff
European Journal of Psychological Assessment, Vol. 34, No. 6, pp. 363-366

Dimensional Assessment of Personality Disorders – Diagnosing Tony Soprano, Norman Bates, Hercule Poirot, and Carol Beer Through the DSM-5 AMPD
Tim Bastiaens, Laurence Claes, and Samuel Greiff
European Journal of Psychological Assessment, Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 291-294

EJPA Introduces Registered Reports as New Submission Format
Samuel Greiff and Mark S. Allen
European Journal of Psychological Assessment, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 217-219

Still Comparing Apples With Oranges? – Some Thoughts on the Principles and Practices of Measurement Invariance Testing
Samuel Greiff and Ronny Scherer
European Journal of Psychological Assessment, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 141-144

Assessing Behavior Difficulties in Students
Carmen L. A. Zurbriggen, Susanne Schwab, Anke de Boer, and Ute Koglin
European Journal of Psychological Assessment, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 65-68

The World Beyond Rating Scales – Why We Should Think More Carefully About the Response Format in Questionnaires
Eunike Wetzel and Samuel Greiff
European Journal of Psychological Assessment, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 1-5

Special Features

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For authors and editors

Call for papers

"Advancing the Reproducibility of Psychological Assessment Across Borders and Populations"
A Special Issue of European Journal of Psychological Assessment

Deadline for submitting papers is October 31, 2019.

Instructions to authors

We are looking forward to receiving your manuscript for European Journal of Psychological Assessment. Please read and take note of the instructions to authors before submitting your manuscript.

All manuscripts should be submitted via Editorial Manager.

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