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Author Guidelines

  1. Starting from Volume 4 Issue 2 (2020) only accept the manuscript in english.
  2. The single author's paper is just for the invited author or the author who has great reputable for research or publication. 
  3. The writing system for research outcome is title, name of the writer. The author is advised to follow the following structural standards: Introduction - Research Methods - Results, Discussion, and Analysis - Conclusions – References - Acknowledgement (Optional)
  4. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  5. The Manuscript file is typed using Microsoft Word program on HVS A4, Font in Book Antique size 11 pts and 1.5 space with maximum 15 pages (More than 15 pages will be get an aditional fee IDR 100.000 per page).
  6. Send your paper through:
  7. The list of references only contains referred sources, and all referred sources must be mentioned on the list. Reference sources will be better if consist of, at the least, 80% of primary source literature published in the last 5 years (We suggest to have more than 20 references).
  8. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  9. All manuscripts are anonymously studied by reviewers appointed by the editor according to their expertise. The author is given a chance to revise the manuscript based on the reviewer or the editor recommendation/advice. The decision of publication or rejection will be informed through the author email address
  10. All the References are written according to APA 6th Edition (American Psychological Association) style and arranged according to the alphabetic.
  11. It is better to write the reference system in the article and in the references section using the reference management programs such as Mendeley, EndNote, Zotero, or others.
  12. Manuscript writing template can be downloaded from the Journal Template Icon on the website.
  13. The manual instruction for Online Submission can be downloaded here.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word document file format.
  3. The manuscript is fully written in English.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  5. The manuscript need to following instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed. Authors need to make sure the manuscript are prepared in a way does not give away their identity.
  6. Fill in the metadata of the author's identity completely and clearly (without abbreviations), departmental affiliation, university, country, also the order of the authors and correspondence authors.
  7. Please read carefully the journal policy about Author Revision, APCs, and Withdrawal of Articlesin About the Journal session. The authors are considered to have agreed on the journal policies after submission

Copyright Notice

The Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that if accepted for publication, copyright of the article shall be assigned to Journal of Government and Civil Society (JGCS) and Government Science Study Program, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Muhammadiyah Tangerang, Indonesia as the publisher of the journal.

Journal of Government and Civil Society (JGCS) right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under  Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-SA 4.0) that allows others to share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material) the work for any purpose, even commercially with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in Journal of Government and Civil Society (JGCS). Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in Journal of Government and Civil Society (JGCS). Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission and Review Process: 0.00 (IDR)

There are no charge for Article Submission and Review Process.

Article Publication: 1200000.00 (IDR)

If the paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Processing Charges (APCs) to cover publications costs. This journal charges the article publication fee for supporting the cost of wide-open access dissemination of research results, managing the various costs associated with handling and editing of the submitted manuscripts, and the Journal management and publication in general, the authors or the author's institution is requested to pay a publication fee for each article accepted. The fee covers:

  • The standard fifteen (15) pages manuscript. For every additional page, an extra fee of 100.000 (IDR) per page will be charged.
  • DOI registration for each paper.
  • FREE OF CHARGE will be available for paper submission of authors from minimum Two countries (outside Indonesia).


A waiver or partial waiver of author fees may be decided by the editor in case of lack of funding, excessive length of the submitted manuscript or other reasonable reasons provided by the author during the submission. The author should clearly declare that he asks for a waiver in the comments to the Editor box during their submission. A waiver is most likely to be denied if it is not asked in this stage. The waiver will have no effect on the review result.