Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

ESTETIK: Jurnal Bahasa Indonesia is a biannual and peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publish the scholarly study of Bahasa Indonesia from many different perspectives. Particular attention is paid to the works dealing with:

  • Indonesian language for foreigners, 
  • Indonesian language, 
  • Indonesian language teaching,
  • Linguistics,
  • Applied Linguistics, 
  • Literature Teaching


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to ESTETIK: Jurnal Bahasa Indonesia must follow focus and scope, and author guidelines. The submitted manuscripts must address scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the focus and scope. All manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection softaware to do the similarity checking. The research article submitted to this journal will be blind peer-reviewed at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript. Final decision of articles acceptance will be made by Editors according to reviewers comments. Publication of accepted articles including the sequence of published articles will be made by Editor in Chief by considering sequence of accepted date and geographical distribution of authors as well as thematic issue.


Publication Frequency

ESTETIK: Jurnal Bahasa Indonesia pulishes twice a year (May and November). Each issue number (issue) amounts to a minimum of five (5) the title.


Open Access Policy

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


Plagiarism check

ESTETIK Editorial Board will ensure that every published article will not exceed 20% similarity Score. Plagiarism screening will be conducted by ESTETIK Editorial Board using Turnitin


Article Processing Charges

Every article submitted to ESTETIK: Jurnal Bahasa Indonesia will not have any 'Article Processing Charges'. This includes submitting, peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining and archiving, and allows immediate access to the full text versions of the articles.


Journal Archiving

This journal utilizes the Indonesia Onesearch by Perpusnas to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.