Editorial Policies


Focus and Scope

Airlangga Development Journal seeks to provide a place for academics, researchers, and practitioners to publish Research Articles or Original Articles. The scope of the articles published in this journal discusses various topics, including:

  • Social Science;
  • Law;
  • Society;
  • Development;
  • Creative Industries;
  • Health Economy;
  • Civil Administration;
  • Woman Empowerment.

Section Policies

Original Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Airlangga Development Journal will publish the only paper strictly following Airlangga Development Journal guidelines and manuscript preparation. Those papers are read by editorial members (upon the field of specialization) and will be screened by Managing Editor to meet the necessary criteria of Airlangga Development Journal publication. Manuscripts will be sent to one peer-reviewer based on their historical experience in reviewing the manuscript or based on their field of specialization. Airlangga Development Journal has reviewing forms in order to keep the same items reviewed by the reviewer. The editorial board will make a decision upon the reviewer's comments or advice. Reviewer will give their assessment on originality, clarity of presentation, contribution to the field/science, Airlangga Development Journal has three kinds of decisions:

Accepted, as it is
Accepted by Minor Revisions (let authors revised with stipulated time)
Accepted by Major Revisions (let authors revised with stipulated time)
Rejected (generally, on grounds of the outside of scope and aim, major technical description problems, lack of clarity of presentation)
For checking Plagiarism, Airlangga Development Journal Editorial Board will screen plagiarism with Turnitin on the Title and Abstract of the manuscript by using Turnitin. If it is found plagiarism indication, the editorial board will reject the manuscript immediately.

Before publishing, it is required to obtain written confirmation from authors in order to acquire copyrights for papers published in the journal. The authors must sign the Transfer Copy Right form as follows: The undersigned hereby transfers any and all rights in and to the paper including without limitation all copyrights to Airlangga Development Journal. The undersigned hereby represents and warrants that the paper is original and that he/she is the author of the paper, except for material that is clearly identified as to its original source, with permission notices from the copyright owners where required. The undersigned represents that he/she has the power and authority to make and execute this assignment. This agreement is to be signed by at least one of the authors who have obtained the assent of the co-author(s) where applicable.

Airlangga Development Journal is a double-blind reviewed journal published by Universitas Airlangga. This journal is available in print and online and highly respects the publication ethics and avoids any type of plagiarism. The manuscript review process usually takes (on average) 4 to 6 weeks. This review period depends on the editors and reviewers' duration in reviewing the manuscript. If the author does not get confirmation from the ADJ for a long time, the author can confirm by email at adj@journal.unair.ac.id 

This statement explains the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the editor in chief, the editorial board, the peer-reviewers­­­­­ and the publisher (Universitas Airlangga). This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.


Publication Frequency

ADJ is published two times a year in June and December.


Open Access Policy

The journal allows readers to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles and allow readers to use them for any other lawful purpose. 

This journal 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.

Creative Commons License
AIRLANGGA DEVELOPMENT JOURNAL by Unair is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

1. The copyright of this journal belongs to the Editorial Board and Journal Manager with the author’s knowledge, while the moral right of the publication belong to the author.

2. Every publication (print/electronic) is open access for educational, research, and library purposes. In addition to the objectives mentioned above, the editorial board is not responsible for copyright infringement).

3. The Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike (CC BY-SA) license allows re-distribution and re-use of a licensed work on the conditions that the creator is appropriately credited and that any derivative work is made available under “the same, similar or a compatible license”. Other than the conditions mentioned above, the editorial board is not responsible for copyright violation.


This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system 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. More...




To avoid plagiarism, all submissions are screened using Turnitin before undergo the review processes. Plagiarism-free works should match these requirements:

1. Writing that quoting writings of others (by quoting indirectly) that has been well paraphrased, by making one’s own words, instead of performing copy and paste or typing the source word-by-word, and write down the reading sources according to the rules of scientific writing.

2.  Writing with the direct quotation, by quoting the same words as the original copies should apply quotation marks (for writing that less than 40 words), or if the quote consists of over than 40 words, the paragraphs should be notched and apply different font size.

3. Mentioning the source other people's ideas that are being used, whether from published or unpublished writing, both oral or written source, in any form of media

The manuscript that submitted into this journal will be screened for plagiarism using Turnitin. Manuscript with similarity rate more than 30% will be returned immediately to the author(s) 


Article Processing Charge

Article Submission Charge

The author is not charged the article submission fee as an article submission process.

Article Publication Charge

The author is not charged the article submission fee as an article Publication process.


Digital Archiving

This journal utilizes the GARUDA (Garba Rujukan Digital) system 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.