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Author Guidelines

Manuscript submission instructions

  1. Contributors are responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce any material in which they do not own the copyright, to be used in both print and electronic media, and for ensuring that appropriate acknowledgment is included in their manuscript.
  2. The journal accepts a manuscript on the understanding that its content is original and that it had not been accepted for publication or review elsewhere. Once accepted for publication, copyright resides with the journal. Rejected manuscripts will not be returned.
  3. Manuscripts must be submitted online in MS-Word format at
  4. Any inquiries should be directed to [email protected].
  5. Authors are also responsible for online acknowledgment of the statement of ethical contributions to IPSR.
  6. The authors should follow the IPSR template.
  7. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed. Please do not put author(s) name and institution(s) into manuscript.
Manuscript preparation
All pages should be double-spaced, Times New Roman font size 12 (including references) with 1-inch margins on all sides and must be between 5500-7000 words in length, including references, tables, and appendices. Your manuscript should include in a single file: (1) title and abstract, (2) text with endnotes, (3) references, (4) tables, (5) figures or illustrations, and (6) appendices.
  1. The title and the abstract should be on one page. The abstract should not exceed 200 words. This page should not contain any indication of the identification of the author(s). Below the abstract, include a list of six or more keywords that represent your article.
  2. Footnotes should not be used, except for additional information. Endnotes should be kept to a minimum and indicated by superscript Arabic numbers in the text. They should be double-spaced and not include displayed formulae or tables.
  3. All References in the manuscript should use Mendeley Reference Manager with APA Style.
  4. Tables should be numbered consecutively in the text, with a note inserted to indicate placement. Each table should be on a separate page with a descriptive title and headings for columns and rows. Gather general notes to tables as "Note:" or "Notes:" and use a, b, c, etc., for table footnotes. Asterisks, *, and/or * indicate significance at the p<.05, p<.01, and p<.001 levels, respectively.
  5. Figures or illustrations for accepted manuscripts should be numbered consecutively and in professional-quality, camera-ready form in black ink on white paper. Each should have a caption and lettering should be legible after reduction to size and also should be on a separate page.
  6. Appendices should be lettered to distinguish them from numbered tables and figures in the text. Each appendix should include a descriptive title.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Please find the copyright and license in Politik Indonesia: Indonesian Political Science Review (IPSR):

  1. With the receipt of the article by the IPSR Editorial Board and the decision to be published, then the copyright regarding the article will be diverted to IPSR.
  2. The authors must be filled out the copyright transfer form.
  3. IPSR as a hold of copyright regarding all the published articles has the right to multiply and distribute the article.
  4. Every author is not allowed to publish the same article that was published in this journal.
  5. Under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, IPSR permits authors and other users to copy, distribute, display, and perform the work for non-commercial purposes only. They will also need to attribute the authors and IPSR on distributing works in the journal and other media of publications.
  6. Every author have a right to self-archive the article (please read out deposit policy).
  7. Being an open accessed journal and disseminating articles for free under the Creative Commons license term mentioned, authors must be aware that IPSR has no royalties or other fees.


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)

Article Publication (In): 1000000.00 (IDR)
For the inquiry of publication fee for Non-Indonesian authors, please contact the editor team.