Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

A Journal of First, Second, and Foreign Language Teaching and Learning, Language in Education, Language Planning, Language Testing, Curriculum Design and Development, Multilingualism and Multilingual Education, Discourse Analysis, Translation, Clinical Linguistics, Literature and teaching, and Forensic Linguistics.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Every manuscript submitted to Jurnal Bahasa Lingua Scientia is independently reviewed by at least two reviewers in the form of "double-blind review". Decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based upon their reports/recommendation. In certain cases, the editor may submit an article for review to another, third reviewer before making a decision, if necessary.


Publication Frequency

Jadwal penerbitan JBLS dalam satu tahun sebanyak dua kali, pada bulan Juni dan November. Sejak November 2016, di setiap terbitan terdapat 10 artikel, berarti setiap volume terdapat 20 artikel jurnal.


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...



Print ISSN 2086-1753

Online ISSN 2549-4228


Indexing and Reputation

The journal has been indexed in several national and international academic publication databases, e.g. DOAJ, SINTA, Google Scholar, Crossref, Mendeley, Indonesian Publication Index (IPI), WorldCat, Moraref, Indonesia One Search, etc.

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Publication Ethics

Publication of the articles in Jurnal Bahasa Lingua Scientia is based on the standard publication ethics for all parties involved in the publication, namely author, journal editor, peer reviewer, and publisher.


Editors and/ or reviewers of Jurnal Bahasa Lingua Scientia have fully responsible for deciding that an article submitted will be published or not. It refers to the editorial board policy of Jurnal Bahasa Lingua Scientia which is restricted on legal provisions, such as defamation, copyright infringement, and plagiarism.


The editors of Jurnal Bahasa Lingua Scientia evaluate the content of articles based on their intellectual capacity regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, nationality, or political philosophy of the authors.


The editors and editorial staffs of Jurnal Bahasa Lingua Scientia are forbidden to disclose any information about the manuscript to anyone instead the author, reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher. Each manuscript which is received by reviewer or partners is treated as confidential documents. They will not be displayed or discussed with others except as permitted by the editor.


Unpublished article of Jurnal Bahasa Lingua Scientia will not be used in the editors’ own research without the written consent from the author. Confidential information or ideas obtained through peer review will be kept confidential and not used for personal gain. Reviewers will not consider the article in which they have a conflict of interest because the element of competitive, collaborative, or other relationships with one of the authors, companies, or institutions associated with the manuscript.


Providing input to the decision of the editorial team is the main task for reviewer. Peer review helps the editor in making editorial decisions. Whereas, through the editorial communications will help the author improve the quality of his/her articles.


Each peer reviewers has been selected to review the script given, but if he/she feels not qualified or completely beyond his/her competence, he/she may refuse the review process.


Manuscript review process will be conducted objectively. The author's personal criticism is inappropriate to do. Reviewers will provide their views clearly and followed by supporting arguments.


Reviewers should identify other relevant works that have not been cited by the author. Each statement is the result of observation, derivation, or argument had been used previously must be accompanied by the relevant citation. Peer reviewer should also consider the substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published papers. Proper recognition of the work from others must be given. Authors should cite publications that affect the determination of the nature of their research.


Reporting Standards The author reports of original research should present an accurate account of the research and studies conducted and the data taken must be written accurately in the research report. Moreover, the manuscripts must be detail and have enough references to enable others to refer to both well. Forgery or deliberately inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and unacceptable. Originalities and PlagiarismThe authors should ensure that they have written entirely their original works, and if they have used the others work and /or words then they shall quote it correctly according to the rules. An author is not supposed to publish the manuscript which describes essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same article to more than one journal concurrently is unethical publishing behavior and unacceptable. The fundamental error in the works publishedWhen the authors find a significant error or inaccuracy in an article published, it is the duty of the authors to promptly notify the journal editor of Jurnal Bahasa Lingua Scientia or publisher to retract or correct the manuscript.



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