Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Penelitian Politik (JPP)  aims to be a medium of information and a forum for communication among academics or practitioners to develop political science and political life in Indonesia. Scientific publications published in the JPP contain issues related to strategic issues related to:

  • political fields: national, local, and international;
  • democratization;
  • general election;
  • political parties;
  • political economy;
  • international relations;
  • conflict;
  • regional autonomy;
  • defense and security;
  • foreign policy and diplomacy;
  • the Islamic world;

and other issues that have strategic concerns for the Indonesian nation and state


Section Policies


Jurnal Penelitian Politik (JPP) publishes original research papers focused on politics and international relations.

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Book Review

Jurnal Penelitian Politik (JPP) publish book reviews focused on politics and international relations.

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The editorial panel initially screens all manuscripts submitted for scope, relevance, and scientific quality. Suitable manuscripts are sent for peer-review anonymously.

The articles submitted to the journal will be peer-reviewed by at least 2 (two) peer-reviewers and check for originality and plagiarism.

As the journal is peer-reviewed, a double-blind reviewed process will be followed.

The final decision of whether the manuscript is accepted for publication is under the editor-in-chief’s authority with acknowledgment from the editorial board.

The accepted articles will be available online following the peer-reviewing process.



Reviewers of the Jurnal Penelitian Politik (JPP) are competent experts in political science or international relations and can work professionally by upholding the ethical code of scientific publications as reviewers. The peer-review process of the JPP manuscript is as follows.

  1. The reviewers conduct a review of the manuscript according to their scientific field. If the manuscript is not under his/her field of competence, they have the right to refuse to undergo the review process and be transferred to another, more competent reviewer.
  2. The review is a double-blind review manuscript (the author and reviewer’s identity are removed), sent or submitted by the Section Editor or editorial secretaries.
  3. The reviewers judge the manuscript based on the manuscript’s content and quality within a maximum period of 2 (two) weeks from the date of manuscript received. If the manuscript review has not been completed within that period, the reviewer must confirm it with the journal’s editor-in-chief.
  4. The reviewers will be equipped a manuscript assessment form available on this electronic journal system during the manuscript review process. They can manually assess the manuscript on the review checklist form (Ms. Word format) sent by the Section Editor or editorial secretary.
  5. The review results are returned to the Section Editor or editorial secretary.
  6. The reviewers provide a decision on the review results:
  • Accept Submission (accepted manuscript).
  • Revisions Required (the manuscript needs to be revised by the author and returned to the reviewer).
  • Resubmit for Review (another reviewer should review the manuscript).
  • Resubmit Elsewhere (manuscripts should be sent to other journal publishers).
  • Decline Submission (rejected manuscript).

See Comments (see comments, reviewers refuse gently).


Publication Frequency

Jurnal Penelitian Politik (JPP)  publishes articles (in Indonesian or English), research resumes, and book reviews. JPP is published in biannual, in June and December.


Open Access Policy

Jurnal Penelitian Politik provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public to supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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Article Processing Charge

There is no Article Processing Charge (APC) payable for an article once the submission is accepted. No fee is payable by the author or their institution or funder to cover the publication costs.


Article Submission Fees

No submission fee will be charged before the start of the peer-review process.


Plagiarism Check

All new submissions to Jurnal Penelitian Politik (p-ISSN: 1829-8001; e-ISSN: 2502-7476) are screened for plagiarism using editorial, reviewer system and plagscan (www.plagscan.com) web-based application.


References Management

Every article submitted to JPP Journal shall use reference management software Mendeley.



Copyediting and Proofreading

Every article accepted by Jurnal Penelitian Politik (JPP) shall be an object to writing-enhancement based on Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) conducted by the Editorial Board.


Accreditation Certificate

Jurnal Penelitian Politik (JPP) (p-ISSN: 1829-8001 ;
e-ISSN: 2502-7476) is a peer-reviewed journal published by Research Center for Politics-LIPI has been certificated as a Scientific Journal by The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) with Accreditation Number: 726/Akred/P2MI-LIPI/04/2016