Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Mozaik Humaniora is a peer-reviewed journal which opens submission for original and unpublished articles on humanities issues. The scope of articles published in this journal deals with several topics, including:
- Indonesian Cultural Studies;
- Linguistics, such as macro linguistics, micro linguistics, and applied linguistics;
- Literary Studies;
- Indonesian Historical Studies, and;
- Philosophy.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Mozaik Humaniora will initially have the Editor-in-Chief to screen the submitted manuscripts. Then, the papers will be distributed to the editorial boards based on their field of expertise.

Desk Review. The papers will undergo desk review where those will be read and screened by the editorial board members to ensure that they have met the writing guideline, focus, and scope with excellent academic quality. If they do not meet the conditions, the author will be given the opportunity to revise their manuscript according to the given criteria. However, there is also the possibility that the manuscript will be directly rejected.

Peer Review. Mozaik Humaniora operates a double-blind reviewing policy in which the reviewer's name is always concealed from the submitting author and vice versa. The manuscripts will be sent to a peer-reviewer based on their field of expertise. Mozaik Humaniora provides a review form for the reviewer to give their assesments which includes originality, clarity, contribution to the field and scope, as well as language and stucture. Then editorial board will make a decision upon the reviewer comments or advice. The decisions include:

  1. Accepted, as it can be published directly
  2. Accepted with Minor Revisions (let author revised with a specified time limit)
  3. Accepted with Major Revisions (let author revised with a specified time limit)
  4. Rejected, as it can be re-evaluted after revision (generally, the manuscript is out of the scope of Mozaik Humaniora, major technical problems, clarity of contents and presentation)
To check the plagiarism, Mozaik Humaniora will do the screening by using Turnitin. The limit of percentage of a manuscript must be 20%. If it is found plagiarism indication, the editorial board may reject the manuscripts immediately (but the writer may resubmit it after revision) or set a limited time for author(s) to revise the manuscript.

Normal turn-around time for evaluation of manuscripts is four to six months between January-June (for the first edition) and July-December (for the second edition).

The article review process usually takes average 12 weeksThis review period depends on the editors and reviewers duration in reviewing the manuscript.


Publication Frequency

Journal of Mozaik Humaniora publishes two times a year: First Edition is on June, Second Edition is on December.


Open Access Policy

Mozaik Humaniora is an open-access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the users or their institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.
This is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition of open access.



This journal utilizes 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.


Article Processing Charge

A. Article Submission Charge

Article Submission Charge : IDR 0 

B. Article Processing Charge

Article Publication & Processing Charge: IDR 0



Authors who publish with Mozaik Humaniora agree to the following terms:
1. The journal allows the author to hold the copyright of the article without restrictions.
2. The journal allows the author(s) to retain publishing rights without restrictions.
3. The legal formal aspect of journal publication accessibility refers to Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike (CC BY-SA).

Mozaik Humaniora is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License


Plagiarism Screening

To avoid plagiarism, all submissions are screened using Turnitin before undergoing 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 original source word-by-word, and write down the reading sources according to the rules of scientific writing.

2.  Writing with direct quotation, by quoting the exact same words as the original writings 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 applies different font size.

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

4. The result of plagiarism percentage of a manuscript is limited to 20%. If it is found plagiarism indication, the editorial board will reject the manuscripts immediately (but the writer may resubmit it after revision).