Journal Policies

Focus and Scope

The manuscript can be in the form of a summary of research results, theoretical reviews, or scientific articles.

Focus and scope of Nakhoda: Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan:

  1. Government and Local Politics
  2. Political Parties and Political Representative Systems
  3. Government Management and Bureaucratic
  4. Village Governance
  5. Study of Malay Governance
  6. Digital Governance
  7. Democratic Governance

Publication Frequency

Nakhoda: Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan published twice a year in June and December. Each edition contains 10 articles in Bahasa Indonesia or English.

Open Access Statement

Nakhoda: Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, 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.

Article Processing Charges

Every manuscript submitted to Nakhoda: Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan is free of charge.

Manuscript processing fees charged IDR500,000 and subject to an additional fee of IDR50,000 for the printed version per exemplar. Free payment for international authors. This includes peer-review, editing, publishing, maintaining, and archiving, and allows direct access to the full-text versions of papers.

The APCs Transfer to:
Nakhoda: Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan
BNI 0153844698 (Bank Code: 009)
on behalf of Mrs. Rury Febrina.

Please send your proof of payment to supplementary file in author account and WhatsApp number: +62 852-6378-7870 or e-mail:

Plagiarism Screening

In its publishing, Nakhoda: Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan strongly against any case of plagiarism on its own merits. Nakhoda: Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan commits to deterring plagiarism, including self-plagiarism.

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted. Papers found with such problems are automatically rejected and authors are so advised. Also, significant parts of the work have not been published.

Before the author submits the manuscript to Nakhoda: Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan, please at least to check first for using plagiarism checker. When submitting a published article for an originality check, Nakhoda: Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan recommends using Turnitin Plagiarism Scanner from The similarity rate allowed in Nakhoda: Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan a maximum of 25 percent. Before using Turnitin for the first time, we highly recommend that the author reads the instruction to use this plagiarism detector.