Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The scope of this journal encompasses enhancement of BIPA teaching methods, BIPA (Indonesian as a Foreign Language/IFL) learning outcomes, development of BIPA (IFL) teaching materials, curriculum of BIPA (IFL), and studies on Indonesian language internationalization policies.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Jurnal Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing (JBIPA)is a double-blind peer-reviewed Journal. This means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process. Submitted papers are evaluated by anonymous referees for contribution, originality, and relevance. Reviewer selection is critical to the publication process, and we base our choice on many factors,including expertise, reputation, specific recommendations and our own previous experience of a reviewer's characteristics. We check with potential reviewers before sending them manuscripts to review. Reviewers reserves the right to reject the script if the script review didn't match to the fields/expertise. Reviewers should bear in mind that all correspondences in this journal contain confidential information, which should be treated as such.

In general, we need two month to inform you about the results. Totally, peer review process estimated time consuming up to four months.


Publication Frequency

Jurnal Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing (JBIPA) is published twice a year.


Open Access Policy

Jurnal Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing (JBIPA) is an open access journal under licence CC-BY-NC. In other words, this journal provides immediate open access to every article on the principle that making research freely accessible to the public; It supports a greater global exchange of knowledge; and an invaluable way to boost the visibility and impact of research. The journal it's free availability on the public Internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than that inseparable from gaining access to the Internet itself.
The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be (1) to give authors control over the integrity of their work; (2) the right tobe properly acknowledged and cited, and; (3) not use the materials and contents publication for commercial purposes.



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Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

Author(s) duties

Authors should present anobjectivediscussion of the significance of their research workas well assufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Authors also must ensure that their work is entirely original, and therefore wherever and whenever the work and/or words of othersare used, all instances mustbe appropriately acknowledged. Submitting the same manuscript tomore thanone journal concurrentlyconstitutesunethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable. Authors should not submit articles describing essentially the same research tomore thanone journal. The corresponding author should ensure that there is a full consensus of all co-authors in approving the final version of the paper and its submission for publication. The author(s) should inquire with the original copyright holder (usually the original publisher or authors),whether or notthis material canbe re-used.

Plagiarism, fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior are unacceptable.


Editor(s) duties

Editors evaluate manuscripts exclusively on the basis of their academic merit. Editor not use unpublished information in the editor's own research without the express written consent of the author. Whenever ethical complaintsare filedconcerning a submitted manuscript or published paper, editors must take reasonable action to ensure that proper complianceto ethical standards is restored. Submitted information and ideas mustbe keptconfidential and cannotbe usedfor personal advantage or gain. Editors should pass the final acceptance only after discussion with the other managing andco-editors and reviewers based on the compliance, originality and quality of the article. It is the duty of editors to correct the articles if demand comes from authors. If needed,other appropriate action should be takenat the time of processing of the article. Editor should address and take sufficient steps about ethical complaints to the published data and/or methodologies. Further communications shouldbe madeto the corresponding authors.

Editor should evaluate the manuscripts initially without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, citizenship etc.

Reviewer(s) duties

All manuscripts received for review mustbe treatedas confidential documents. Privileged information or ideasobtainedthrough peer review mustbe keptconfidential and not used for personal advantage. Any appointed reviewer who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript, oris otherwise awarethat a prompt review will be impossible, should notify the editor and step down from the review process. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

Reviews shouldbe conductedobjectively, and observations shouldbe formulatedclearly with supporting arguments so that authors can use them for improving the paper.


Others Core Practices of Publications

We really try to organize and obey to publication ethics and publication malpractice statement by Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Conformance to standards of ethical behavior is therefore expectedof all parties involved: authors, editors, reviewers, and publishers. Detailed information about COPE and Core Practices of Publications, please visit Core Practices of Publications.


Article processing charges (APCs)

We are fully committedto advancing science at our university and also in the world; and for that reason, WE DO NOT CHARGE the author(s) either from the submission stage until their articles are published in the Jurnal Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing (JBIPA). We look forward with the author(s), and also the reader(s) for all the goodness of the efforts we have made.

Publishing articlein Jurnal Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing (JBIPA) is totally FREE OF CHARGES


Article submission charges

We opened up the opportunity for author(s) all around the world to going submission their article in JBIPA (Jurnal Bahasa Indonesia bagiPenutur Asing). We very proud to declare that the author(s) are NOT CHARGE at the time for submission their article on to Jurnal Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing (JBIPA)


Allegation of misconduct

To uphold the academic integrity andas a way to inform readers that certain part of our articles is free from acts of plagiarism, then in publishing articles throughexaminationof anti-plagiarism. JBIPA (Jurnal Bahasa IndonesiabagiPenuturAsing) usingTurnitinto checks academic papers literally on the fly.

We strongly encourage writers who submit their manuscripts to Jurnal Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing (JBIPA) to openly submit their research data. Several platforms are now popularly used to store research datasets to reduce falsification/fabrication of data actions.


Retractions (expressions of concern)

If the Journal receives a complaint that any contribution to the Journal infringes copyright or other intellectual property rights or contains material inaccuracies, libelous materials or otherwise unlawful materials, the Journal will investigate the complaint. Investigation may include a request that the parties involved substantiate their claims.
In accordance with the "Retraction Guidelines" by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), Jurnal Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing (JBIPA) will retract a published article if:
1. there is clear evidence that the findings are unreliable, either as a result of misconduct (e.g. data fabrication) or honest error (e.g. miscalculation);
2. the findings have previously been published elsewhere without proper cross-referencing, permission or justification (i.e. cases of redundant publication);
3. it constitutes plagiarism;
4. it reports unethical research, and;
5. An articleis retracted by publishing a retraction notice thatis linked to or replaces the retracted article.

Jurnal Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing (JBIPA) will make any effort to clearly identify a retracted article as such. If an investigation is underway that might result in the retraction of an article Jurnal Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing (JBIPA) maychoose to alert readers by publishing an expression of concern


Conflict of Interest Statements

All manuscripts for original articles, editorials, comments, and erratum that are published on Jurnal Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing (JBIPA) accompanied by a conflict of interest disclosure statement or a declaration by the authors that they do not have any conflicts of interest to declare.

These includes:

  1. All financial and non-financial interests and relationships;
  2. Direct employment with a private sector entity (whether full or part-time), and service on private sector and non-profit Boards and advisory panels, whether paid or unpaid, and;
  3. All authors haveparticipatedin (a) conception and design, or analysis and interpretation of the data; (b) drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content; and (c) approval of the final version.

Jurnal Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing (JBIPA) will only publish articles after the author(s) have confirmed that they have disclosed all potential conflicts of interest.