Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The focus and scope of the Jurnal Budaya Etnika includes:

Cultural Anthropology, Humanities and Social Sciences


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Publication Frequency

Jurnal budaya Etnika published by the Department of Cultural Anthropology ISBI Bandung twice a year, every June and December.


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 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...


Peer Reviewer Process

The review Process combines a editorial review and double blind reviewing.

The editors will assess whether the submission is eligible for review. after this formal assessment, if positive, the submission will be sent to two external referees.


based on the review reports the editors will make one of the following decisions:

  1. the submission is rejected. in this case, a written explanation will be provided.
  2. The submission is rejected in its current state. In this case, the author will have the opportunity to re-submit the paper, taking into account the comments of the referees and the editor. When the submission is rejected in its current state (B) and the author wants to improve the paper, the editor assigned to that paper will support the author.
  3. The submission is accepted.

The accepted papers can be published in the blog of the journal for an open reviewing process. The aim of this second reviewing is to promote the improvement of the contents to be published in the journal. The editors will work with the authors and discuss the results of the open review process.

The whole review process will take not more than six months.



Journal Publishing Fee

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article submission: 0.00 (IDR)

Fast-Track-Review: 0.00 (IDR)

Publication Fee: 0.00 (IDR)


Publication Ethic



Jurnal Budaya Etnika is a scientific journal managed by the Cultural Anthropology Study Program, Faculty of Culture and Media, Indonesian Institute of Arts and Culture (ISBI) Bandung which was first published in June 2017. Ethnic Culture Journal is a Scientific Journal published online and in print with number ISSN 2549-032X (Cetak) serta 2798-2878 (Online). The Ethnic Culture Journal publishes articles or scientific works resulting from research in the fields of Cultural Anthropology, Humanities and Social Sciences.


Refers to LIPI Head Regulation no. 5 years 2014, Regarding the code of ethics for scientific publications, this statement of ethics for scientific publications is a code of ethics for all parties involved in the scientific journal publication process, namely managers, editors, review partners and authors. This code of ethics for scientific publications upholds three ethical values in publications, namely:

1. Neutrality: free from conflict of interest in publication management.

2. Justice: giving authorship rights to those entitled to be authors.

3. Honesty: free from duplication, fabrication, falsification, plagiarism.


Based onLIPI head regulation no 5 of 2014 , The duties and responsibilities involved in the scientific journal publication process are explained as follows:

Duties and Responsibilities of Journal Manager

  1. Determine the name of the journal, scientific scope, periodicity, and accreditation if necessary.
  2. Determine the membership of the editorial board.
  3. Defines the relationship between publishers, editors, publishers and other parties in a contract.
  4. Respect matters of a confidential nature, both for contributing researchers, authors/authors, editors and bestari partners.
  5. Implement norms and provisions regarding intellectual property rights, especially copyright.
  6. Review journal policies and convey them to the author/writers, editorial board, bestari partners, and readers.
  7. Create behavioral code guidelines for editors and mitra bestari.
  8. Publish journals regularly.
  9. Ensure the availability of funding sources for the sustainability of journal publication.
  10. Building cooperation and marketing networks.
  11. Prepare permits and other legal aspects.

Editor's Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Meeting the needs of readers and authors/writers,
  2. Striving to continuously improve the quality of publications,
  3. Implement processes to ensure the quality of published written work,
  4. Prioritize freedom of opinion objectively,
  5. Maintain the integrity of the author's academic track record,
  6. Deliver corrections, clarifications, withdrawals and apologies if necessary,
  7. Responsible for the style and format of the written work, while the content and all statements in the written work are the responsibility of the author/writer,
  8. Actively solicit the opinions of authors, readers, bestari partners, and editorial board members to improve the quality of publications,
  9. Encourage an assessment of the journal if there are findings,
  10. Support initiatives to reduce research and publication errors by asking authors to attach an Ethical Clearance form that has been approved by the Ethical Clearance Commission,
  11. Support initiatives to educate researchers about publication ethics,
  12. Examining the effect of publication policies on the attitudes of authors/writers and bestari partners and improving them to increase responsibility and minimize errors,
  13. Having an open mind to new opinions or other people's views that may conflict with personal opinions,
  14. Do not defend your own opinion, that of the author or a third party which could result in a non-objective decision,
  15. Encourage authors/authors to improve their written work until it is suitable for publication.

Duties and responsibilities Mitra Bestari

  1. Receive an assignment from the editor to review written work and submit the results of the review to the editor, as material for determining the suitability of a written work for publication.
  2. Reviewers may not carry out reviews of written works that involve themselves, either directly or indirectly
  3. Maintain the author's privacy by not disseminating the results of corrections, suggestions and recommendations by providing criticism, suggestions, input and recommendations
  4. Encourage authors/writers to make improvements to written work
  5. Review written work that has been corrected according to predetermined standards.
  6. Written works are reviewed in a timely manner according to the style of the publication environment based on scientific principles (data collection methods, legality of authors, conclusions, etc.).

Author/Writer Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ensure that those included in the list of authors/authors meet the criteria as authors/writers.
  2. Collectively responsible for the work and content of the article including methods, analysis, calculations and details.
  3. State the origin of resources (including funding), either directly or indirectly.
  4. Explain the limitations in the research
  5. Responding to comments made by para mitra bestari professionally and on time.
  6. Inform the editor if you will withdraw your written work.
  7. Make a statement that the written work submitted for publication is original, has never been published anywhere in any language, and is not in the process of being submitted to another publisher.


Plagiarism Policy

The manuscript that submitted into this journal will be screened for plagiarism using Turnitin