Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal of Parasite Science (JoPS) publishes the results of original research in all aspects of basic and applied parasitology, and ranging from parasites biodiversity, parasites of all wildlife, invertebrate and vertebrate, as well as host-parasite relationships of intrinsic biological interest to those of social and economic importance predominately in veterinary, human medicine and agriculture aspect. Original research includes the development of novel and innovative concepts and ideas, as well as experimental and observational science that raises new theory.


Section Policies

Original Research

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Review Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Case Report

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Letter to Editor

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process


Journal of Parasite Science conducts a double-blind review process. If the manuscript is decided to be feasible, the author will get a notification from the editor to revise the manuscript. Autor must submit revised manuscripts before the deadline for the editors to decide on the copyediting and layout stages. Autor will receive notification of the manuscript that has been proofread by the editor. The author must respond to the proofread before it is decided to be published online.

The editor can reject the manuscript at this stage:
1. initial submission if it does not fit the focus and scope of the journal;
2. peer-review process decisions;
3. the revision of the manuscript does not conform to peer-reviewed advice;
4. The author does not follow the editor's instructions according to deadlines.
The editor will send notification of rejection of the manuscript to the author through OJS.

The decision of the editorial board is absolute and free of conflicts of interest.

The article review process usually takes average 4 weeksThis review period depends on the editors and reviewers duration in reviewing the manuscript.



Publication Frequency




Open Access Policy

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.



This journal utilizes the PKP PN, LOCKSS and CLOCKSS systems 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.


Plagiarism Screening


The manuscript submitted in this journal will be screened for plagiarism using Turnitin v1.2 software. Only manuscripts with a <20% plagiarism threshold are considered in the peer-review process.



Copyright Notice


  1. Very manuscript submitted to must observe the policy and terms set by the Journal of Parasite Science
  2. Publication rights to manuscript content published by the Journal of Parasite Science is owned by the journal with the consent and approval of the author(s) concerned
  3. Authors and other parties are bound to the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License for the published articles, legal formal aspect of journal publication accessibility refers to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA)
  4. By submitting the manuscript, the author agrees to the requirement that the copyright of the submitted article will be transferred to Journal of Parasite Science as the publisher of the journal. The intended copyright includes the right to publish articles in various forms (including reprints). journal of parasite science retains the publishing rights to published articles.
  5. Complete texts of electronically published manuscripts can be accessed free of charge if used for educational and research purposes according to copyright regulations.

Attribution — 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.

NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.

ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

The Copyright Transfer Agreement Form can be downloaded ON THIS FORM.



Publication Fee


Article Processing Charge (APC)
This journal does not charge submission charges.

This journal charges the following author fees.

Author Contribution: The Article Processing Fee for each article received is USD 25 or IDR 350.000. for now the cost of processing articles is free until the journal of parasite science is indexed by DOAJ. If the received manuscript has been reviewed by the author, the editorial office of the Journal of Parasite Science will send an invoice to the appropriate author and they must complete the payment process before publication.

The publication fee must be transferred to the bank account below:

Bank Mandiri
Account No. 8966800000000180
an. Airlangga University

Bank BNI
Account No. 9883030300000444
an. Airlangga University