Editorial Policies




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Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

10.1 JANUARI - JUNI 2017

  • Annisa Pratamasari
  • Kholifatus Saadah
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


  • Annisa Pratamasari
  • Kholifatus Saadah
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

11.2 JULI - DESEMBER 2018

  • Annisa Pratamasari
  • Kholifatus Saadah
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Publication Ethics

Jurnal Hubungan Internasional (JHI) is a blind-reviewed electronic journal that can be widely accessed. Hence, it is committed to upholding the standards of ethical behavior commonly practiced in reputable international journals for all parties involved in publishing articles in the journal. The following ethical rules were composed regarding COPE and Elsevier Guidelines. JHI applies open citation as indicated in 140c.

Ethics for Editorial Team (in accordance with the COPE's Ethical Editing for New Editors).

  • Editors should be held accountable for everything published in JHI, including the required willingness to publish corrections and clarifications.
  • Upon carrying out their duties, editors should act based on fair and unbiased judgement. Their duties should be carried out without discrimination based on gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or political beliefs.
  • Editors should provide clear guidelines for authors and reviewers.
  • Editors should handle submissions reasonably, unbiasedly, and timely and treat all manuscripts as confidential. Manuscript distribution to others is prohibited, and distributions should only be done for peer-review purposes.
  • Editors should generate systems to ensure that peer reviewer identities are protected.
  • Editors should make decisions based on quality regarding which articles to get published, and this should be taken after considering evaluation from reviewers as well as without interference from the publisher, department, faculty, and university that JHI associates with and belongs to.
  • Editors should generate systems to manage their conflicts of interest and conflicts of interest with authors and reviewers.

Ethics for Authors (in accordance with Duties of Author of Elsevier)

  • Authors should comply with all editorial policies, including issues related to the focus and scope of the journal, guidelines for authors, plagiarism and the publication fee recorded on the journal's website.
  • The author should declare that all work cited in their submitted article is original and that they have appropriately cited the content from other sources to avoid plagiarism.
  • Authors should ensure that their contribution does not contain any defamatory matter or infringe upon any copyright, intellectual property rights, or any other third party's rights.
  • The listing of authors should accurately reflect who carried out the research and wrote the article, and all the co-authors should jointly determine the authorship order.
  • Authors should ensure that their manuscript as submitted is not under consideration (or accepted for publication) elsewhere. Should there be any section of the manuscript overlapping with published or submitted content, this should be acknowledged beforehand and cited.
  • Authors should obtain permission to reproduce any content from third-party sources.
  • Authors should openly note all funding resources for their research papers and other sources of support for the manuscript, typically in an acknowledgement.
  • Authors should declare any potential conflicts of interest relating to a specific article.
  • Authors should inform the editorial team of a significant error in their published article and work with the editorial team to publish corrections when necessary.

Ethics for Peer Reviewers (in accordance with the COPE's Ethical Guide for Peer Reviewers)

  • Reviewers should assist in improving the quality of a submitted article by reviewing the manuscript with care, consideration, and objectivity promptly.
  • Reviewers should inform the editorial team of any published or submitted content similar to any material under review or other suspected plagiarism.
  • Reviewers should declare any potential conflicts of interest relating to a specific article or author.
  • Reviewers should respect the confidentiality of any information or material attained during the review process.
  • The editorial team does not explicitly publish reviewers' identities.
  • Reviewers should be unbiased toward the manuscripts.
  • Reviewers have the right to refrain from the editorial team from citing their comments explicitly.

Criteria For Publication

To be accepted for publication in the Journal, research articles must satisfy the following criteria:

  1. The material must be not only relevant but of utility related to international relations issues such as diplomacy and foreign relations, international peace and security, international political economy, international business and organization, and also globalization and strategy.
  2. Results reported in primary scientific research have not been published elsewhere.
  3. Experiments, statistics, and other analyses are performed to a high technical standard and are described in sufficient detail.
  4. Conclusions are presented appropriately and are supported by the data.
  5. The article is presented in an intelligible fashion and is written in standard English or Bahasa.
  6. The research meets all applicable standards for the ethics of experimentation and research integrity.
  7. All articles submitted go through a plagiarism checker (Turnitin) with a tolerance of 30% for similarities.
  8. The article must be original.

The Journal’s Peer Reviewer Board, and any invited external peer reviewers, will evaluate submissions against these criteria.