Guidlines for Author

Manuscript Guideline:

  • The length of a camera-ready manu­script (including abstract, table(s), figure(s), and references)  should be between 6000-18.000 words for research papers and 4000 words onward for review papers.
  • Write the manuscript in Indonesia or English. Write all text, including section titles and figures, in a two-column format where each column is 8.5 cm by 24.5 cm (3.35 in by 9.65 in) and there is a 0.6 cm (0.24 in) space between the two columns. Excep­tions to the two-column format include the title at the top of the first page and any full-width figures or tables.
  • Start all pages directly under the top margin. The text should be centered on each page.
  • Paper size should be A4, this roughly means leaving 2.5 cm (1 in) margins on the left and right sides of each page as well as a 2.5 cm (1 in) margin on the top and bottom of each page.
  • Type single-spaced. Indent when starting a new paragraph. Use Georgia fonts, 11 points for text, 11 points (bold) sub­section headings, 12 points (bold) for section headings, 14 points (bold) for the title, 12 points for authors’ names, and 10 points for their affiliations.


Structure Guideline


  • Title Must be Brief, Informative and Indicates the Main Point(s) of the Paper; the title is within 5 - 10 words, Capitalize Each Word. Title must be in English and Indonesia.


  • Make sure that the abstract is informative, can stand alone, and covers the content.
  • A combination of the problem and the conclusions.
  • Maximum length according to the Journal instructions.
  • No figures or citations should be included here.
  • Abstract in English and Indonesia


  • 3-6 keywords. Should be descriptive. 


  • State the objective, the problem - the research question to be addressed,
  • Provide a concise background: why the work was done,
  • Quote literature only with direct bearing on the problem 
  • State a hypothesis – a suggested solution to the problem.


  • Provide sufficient detail to allow your work to be reproduced. Methods already published should be indicated by a reference: only relevant modifications should be described.

Results and Discussion

  • Present the results of your work. Use graphs and tables if appropriate, but also summarize your main findings in the text. 
  • Part Discussion : highlight the most significant results, but do not repeat what has been written in the Results section. The purpose of the discussion is to interpret and describe the significance of your findings in light of what was already known about the research problem being investigated and to explain any new understanding or insights that emerged as a result of your study of the problem. A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate.


  • This is the “take-home message” of the paper. Should be short and concise.
  • Must be possible to derive from the results and discussion.
  • It is not a summary of the paper.
  • Recommendations for future research related to your topic should also be mentioned.
  • No references.

Acknowledgments (optional)

  • Give credit to funding bodies and departments that have been of help during the project, for instance by supporting it financially.


  • The minimum number of current studies (10 years latest) cited and listed in the REFERENCES should between 5-10 journal articles. Should not be less than 15 references.  
  • The citation used in the body text should be mention in the references list and vice versa
  • The references do not yet follow the latest version of APA citation style. Please use this guide to learn how to cite studies in APA’s 7th citation format:


Manuscript Guideline

The camera-ready manuscript guideline can be downloaded from here