Peer Review

Peer Review Process

The submitted paper will be firstly reviewed by the editors to determine whether the paper meets the edition theme and submission guidelines. Papers that meet the theme and the guidelines will be assigned to selected reviewers for peer-reviews. GOVERNABILITAS (Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan Semesta is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal that involves reviewers based on their expertise relevant to the topic of the paper. The final decision of paper acceptance is solely decided by the editors according to reviewers' comments.

Plagiarism and self-plagiarism are prohibited. GOVERNABILITAS (Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan Semesta Policy uses Turnitin to scan papers for detecting plagiarism. Thus, Appropriate citation and quotation should be used.

There are four types of editorial decisions during the peer review process, which are:
Decline submission I Resubmit for review I Revision Required I  Accepted

Decline submission
Following peer review, the paper is judged not to be acceptable for publication in GOVERNABILITAS (Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan Semesta and resubmission is not possible.

Resubmit for Review
The submitted version of the paper is not acceptable and requires major revision, but there is clear potential in the work, and the GOVERNABILITAS (Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan Semesta is prepared to consider a new version. Authors are offered the opportunity to resubmit their paper as a new submission. Concerns will remain regarding the suitability of the paper for publication until the editors are convinced by the authors that their paper fits the scope and standards of GOVERNABILITAS (Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan Semesta. The resubmitted manuscript will be returned to the original associate editor if at all possible.

Revision Required
The paper requires changes before a final decision can be made. Authors are asked to modify their manuscript in light of comments received from referees and editors and to submit a new version for consideration within 2 weeks of receiving the decision letter. A point-by-point explanation of how comments have been addressed must be supplied with the revised version of the paper. Revisions may undergo further peer review and papers may undergo more than one round of revision. If the authors do not revise their papers to the satisfaction of the editors, the paper can still be declined from publication in GOVERNABILITAS (Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan Semesta.

The paper is accepted for publication, subject to conditions that need to be addressed in producing a final version of the manuscript. These may include sub-editing changes and minor amendments to ensure the paper fully matches our criteria. After final checking in the editorial office, acceptance is confirmed and the paper is forwarded to the publishers for publication.