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Author Guidelines



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General requirements:

(1)   The manuscript should be in the form of research in the field of  the state, government, public affairs, public policy and politics. JGP does not accept manuscript from article review.

(2)   The manuscript which sent to the JGP should be original work, i.e. the same manuscript must have not been published or accepted for publication in any other journals/ books either in full or substantial part; and must not be submitted to any other journal for concurrent publication or being considered for publication or even being reviewed.

(3)   The manuscript is written in English and attaching the author's name, institutional affiliation, and e-mail address. The soft file format should be in Microsoft Word, margin 3 cm for every side, font type is Times New Roman, size 12, space 1.5, and justify.

(4)   Manuscripts must comply with the following guidelines, and should be formatted accordance to JGP template for submission. Paper which is not comply this requirement may be returned for revision (format/template) before entering the review process.

(5)   The manuscript only could be sent via open journal system (OJS) mechanism (not by email) in web address:

(6)   The Editor of JGP reserves the right to edit the grammar and spelling of the text contained without reducing or changing the intent of writing.



Write the Title Briefly and Clearly

Write the first author1*second author2third author3

1First author affiliation, address, city, state

2Second author affiliation, address, city, state

3Third author affiliation, address, city, state


This section containtheresearchbackground, purpose, contribution (the researcbenefitfromteoriticalandpractical), researhresultandimplication(Practical advise based on research result). The research result and implication in introduction section are onlysuggestion(not required). The full paper consists of between 7.000-10.000 words including abstract, references, tables and figures.


This section contains referred literature and linked to the research and hypothesis development. This section contains about theory and literature referenced and linked to writing. Highly recommended that literature referenced is published the last 10 years with the following order:areputedinternationaljournals, national journals accredited national journals, international symposiums, national symposiums, textbooks and daily repute.


For hypothesis test research, the hypothesis formulation is built by leaningintothesupportteory,previousresearchandlogicalargumentation. After the explanation is made, then write your hypothesis with this following format:

H1: write the formulated hypothesis.


For qualitative research without hypothesis testing, then presented in this section are literature review (theory and previous research and argumentation focused on research review) and research focus written in question form by following:

RM: Mentiontheproblemthatrepresenttheresearchfocus.


This section contains the research design, subject/object/research sample, operational definition and measurement variable, data gathering techniques/instruments and data analysis also hypothesis testing. If the author wants to represent picture/table in big size, so the picture/table can be presented in a single column.



This section contains the data characteristic of subject/object/sample/research respondents, data analysis result, testing instrument and hypothesis (if any),answerofresearchquestion, findings and findings interpretation. Thissectionifpossible,canbegraphed for each research variable. Furthermore, the descriptive statistic value was presented (e.g.; Mean, SD, Maximum, Minimum)withitsinterpretation. In the end of the section showed the hypothesis research result and its discussion completely.






Summary all article content and re-emphasize the main findings without showing new other findings.


If Author has anyacknowledgements, please mention here. Type in brief and clear statement. Grant and contributions may acknowledge.


When formatting your reference, plseasefollow the APA reference style (visit link Ensure that the references are strictly in the journal's prescribed style, failing which your article will not be accepted for peer-review. Using standard citation application is preferable (eg. Mendeley, zotero, Endnotes). Please cite maximally last 5 years for the journal article and last 10 years for book references.


Kristol, I. (1983).  Reflection of a neoconcervative: Looking back, looking ahead. New York: Free Press.

Berg, B. L. & Lune, H. (2012). Qualitative research methods for social sciences. Boston and New York: Pearson Education.

Book chapters

Devine, F. (2002). Qualitative methods. In Marsh, D. & Stoker, G. (Eds.), Theory and methods in political science (pp. 197-215). New York: Palgrave.

Denzin, N. K. & Lincoln, Y. S. (2011). Introduction: The discipline and practice of qualitative research. In Denzin, N. K. & Lincoln, Y. S. (Eds.), The sage handbook of qualitative research (pp. 1-19). Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Journal article

Handoyo, S. (2017). Exploratorystudy on the relationship between good public governance and national competitiveness. Jurnal Studi Pemerintahan: Journal of Government and Politics, 8(4), 493 - 513.

Nurmandi, A. & Kim, S. (2015). Making e-procurement work in a decentralized procurement system: A comparation of three Indonesian cities. International Journal of Public Sector Management, 28(3),198-220.





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.

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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Free Submission Charge: 0.00 (USD)

Fast-Track Review: 0.00 (USD)

Article Publication: 150.00 (USD)

The Articles published in Jurnal Studi Pemerintahan are available free to readers. Therefore, to cover our costs there is a charge for publication. The base fee for an article are

$150USD (Foreign Author)

Rp. 2.000.000 (Indonesian Author)

for the first 5000 words excluding english proofreading.

additional fee for english proofreading depend on the ability of paper. 

Payment must be proceed before an article published.

Please address questions regarding the fee policy

The waiver policy is addressed once the author come from various country other ASEAN