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Author Guidelines

Jurnal Hubungan Internasional (JHI) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal published by Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta. It aims to provide timely and critical insight on political and international issues and also becomes a space for ideas dissemination among academics, professionals, research scholars, and graduates students. The scope of studies ranges from traditional studies, contemporary issue, or other studies related to the scope of international relations studies. JHI receives research papers and scholarly articles submission throughout the year for publication in April-September or October-March each year. The potential author of JHI is highly suggested to go through this author guideline and the publication ethics before proceeding their submission.

General requirements and points to ponder

  1. Any manuscript submitted to JHI should not be published elsewhere, nor be sent to other journal or media, nor under another journal for consideration until there is a notification from JHI.
  2. All the author are required to deliver the agreement of license transfer once they submit the manuscript to JHI. By signing the agreement, the copyright is attributed to this journal to protect the intellectual material for the authors. The author is allowed to share, copy, and redistribute the material in any medium, and in any circumstances to adapt with appropriate credit to the work.
  3. All the business in this journal is conducted through the websites and the editorial team will only communicate to the correspondence author.
  4. All the manuscript submitted to JHI will be reviewed anonymously by peer-reviewers that have expertise on the issue or perspective of the manuscript.
  5. Plagiarism issue sometimes unthoughtful since the author thinks the paper is arranged by themselves. However, similarities might happen due to inappropriate citation or the paraphrase is not well stated. To avoid any plagiarism issue, we suggest the author screen their paper using plagiarism screening tools such as Turnitin or Grammarly Premium. JHI will not proceed any the submission subject to this issue and will return it for resubmit.

Manuscript Preparation Guidelines

  1. Article in JHI is published in English (British English and American English) and Bahasa consistently throughout the text, and please be sure to write clearly and use correct punctuation; we recommend that non-native authors have their manuscript proofread.
  2. The length of the article is 15 until 25 pages of A4 or 8000 words, should be sent in editable version as a Microsoft Word format (.Doc or .Docx) or Rich Text Format (.Rtf) file and use a standard font (Times New Roman, 1.5 spaces, 12 pt. or use the article template). Organize titles and subtitles using a clear hierarchy; please do not use more than three levels of headlines. Avoid the use of bullet points or numerated explanations.

The title of the article use should clearly describe the article. Type in brief and informative words. Use uppercase to the initial letter of the main words only with no longer than 14 words.

Abstract should be a concise paragraph with no more than 200 words which written in two languages (Indonesia and English) as possible. It includes a brief description of the paper, methodology, and the summary of key finding then follows with 3-6 words of keywords.

Introduction delivers the background of the issue, thus the reader gets into the context of the article. In this section, the author must state the writing objective and the novelty of the article.

Literature Review should compare and evaluate the previous literature alike so that the article serves by the author is novel and unique.

Methods of Research inform how the research is conducted and what data collecting or analysis methods are used.

Result and Analyses elaborate the data with critical analysis.

Conclusion contains a summary of the article and key findings.

Acknowledgement limited to the financial support and people who have contributed directly to the making of the article or during the research.

The Reference list is arranged in the American Psychological Association (APA) style sixth edition as the following example and is sorted alphabetically and chronologically. The editorial team suggests the author use the reference manager tools such as Mendeley, Zotero, EndNotes as possible, and it should be 10 years for books and 5 years for journal articles.

In text citation:

... (Cox, Dunne, & Booth, 2001).

... Cox, Dunne, and Booth (2001) ...


Journal article

Cox, M., Dunne, T., & Booth, K. (2001). Empires, systems and states: Great transformations in international politics. Review of International Studies, 27(5), 1-15. doi:10.1017/S0260210501008002

Magazine article

Rose, G. (2019, March). The New Nationalism. Foreign Affairs, 98(2). Retieved from

Newspaper article

Wirasenjaya, A. M., & Herningtyas, R. (2013, July 17). ‘ASEAN way’ at the crossroads. The Jakarta Post. Retrieved from


Kristol, I. (1983). Reflection of a Neoconservative: Looking Back, Looking Ahead. New York: Free Press.

Figures and Tables must have title and sources and provide in numerical order.

Endnotes are allowed to clarify, compare, or give a critical contention that makes the analysis more advanced.


The Structure of the article









Literature Review


Methods of Research


Result and Analyses

Acknowledgment (if any)



Acknowledgment (if any)





Guidelines to Online Submission

  1. Do registration as an author at and fill the form as completely as possible.
  2. Log in to your account and start a new submission then follow the instructions.
  3. The submission must include 1) blinded editable manuscript file (.doc; .docx; .rtf; see how to blind the manuscript) and attached the 2) statement of originality and conflict interest declaration (the file can be downloaded here).
  4. The statement of originality and conflict of interest is uploaded as a supplementary file.
  5. Then finally finish the submission.
  6. Having trouble with the submission process? You can download the submission manuals here.


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 Microsoft Word or RTF document file format.
    The Authors must adhere to the style of writing in this journal.
    See AUTHOR GUIDELINE, and/or download the ARTICLE TEMPLATE.

Copyright Notice

This journal is based on the work at under the license from Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

You are free to:

Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format

Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material

The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.

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You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.


You may not use the material for commercial purposes.

No additional restrictions

You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

Information for authors

The author must be aware, by submitting an article in this journal, the article copyrights will be fully transferred to JHI. Authors are allowed to resend their manuscript to other journal or intentionally withdraw the manuscript only if both parties (JHI and Authors) have agreed on the related issue. Once the manuscript has published, authors are allowed to use their published article under JHI copyrights.

All the authors are required to deliver the agreement of license transfer once they submit the manuscript to JHI. By signing the agreement, the copyright is attributed to this journal to protect the intellectual material for the authors. The author is allowed to share, copy, and redistribute the material in any medium, and in any circumstances to adapt, with appropriate credit to the work.


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses or any data 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 Publication: 1700000.00 (IDR)

Authors are required to pay an article publication fee once their article is accepted for publication. This Publication fee aims to keep the quality and maintenance of the journal. After the payment is done, authors deserve two (2) printed copies Jurnal Hubungan Internasional where their article is scheduled.

Article publication fee: IDR 1,700,000 to the following bank account

BPD DIY Syariah 806.211.000201 – a.n. Laboratorium Hubungan Internasional UMY

If the authors do not have funds to pay such fees, they will have an opportunity to waive the fee. The granting decision is made by the editors by considering the quality of the manuscript. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.