Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The aim of this journal publication is to disseminate the conceptual thoughts or ideas and research results that have been achieved in the area of social studies, public administration and public policy.

Jurnal Mediasosian, particularly focuses on the main problems in the development of the sciences of social, public administration and public policy areas as follows:

  1. Urban and Rural Development;
  2. Social Changes;
  3. Bureaucracy and Administration Development;
  4. Decentralization and Regional Autonomy;
  5. Economic and Public Policy;
  6. Public Management and Governance;
  7. Public Service Management;
  8. Any specifics issues of public policy and management.


Section Policies


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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.


Author Guideline

The article submitted is a result of critical analysis, research, or study in the field of administration. It must be originally written by the author(s) and yet to be published elsewhere such as mass media, magazine, or other journals in Indonesia or overseas. The author(s) sign a statement letter about the originality (the form is provided by the editorial board).

  1. The article has 200-words of abstract written in Bahasa Indonesia or English which consists of a paragraph of problem, method, findings, and recommendation. The translation into English must be undertaken professionally, not using Google Translate or another automatic translation. The abstract must have 3-5 keywords.
  2. The title of the article is not more than 14 words and written in either Bahasa Indonesia or English.
  3. Biography of the author must be attached, revealing the name of the authors (without academic degree), affiliation, phone number/fax, e-mail address, and other relevant information which can be used for correspondence purpose.Type with single space
  4. The number of pages is 15-20.
  5. The paper size, margin, font, and indent are as the following:
  6.  Footnote is allowed to describe the further concept, expert’s view, or the author of reference used in the article. Footnote is not for listing the references. 
  • The paper size is A4
  • Left-right-top-bottom margin is 2 cm
  • The font is Book Antiqua 10
  • Indent is 0,5 cm
  • The article must be accompanied by bibliography consisting of relevant references from primary source (scientific journal references must be minimum 80% of total references) from the last 10 years. It’s recommended to use reference from Jurnal Ilmu Administrasi which can be accessed through: ejournal.stialanbandung.ac.id.

The references are sorted alphabetically using APA 6th Edition (American Psychological Association) style.

For example, if the reference is from a journal:

Kerr, S. 2003. The Best Laid Incentive Plans. Harvard Business Review, Vol 81 (1), p 27-37.

If the reference is a book:

Christensen, R. 2006. Roadmap to Strategic HR – Turning A Great Idea into A Business Reality. New York: Amacom.

If a reference is a chapter in a book:

Anderson, G. 1996. Performance Appraisal. In: Towers B (ed), The Handbook of Human Resource Management, Second Edition. Cambridge: Blackwell. p 196-220.

If the reference is thesis/dissertation:

Padika, M.R. 2007. Faktor-Faktor Strategis yang Mempengaruhi Kinerja Pegawai di Dinas-Dinas Kota Bandung (Studi Tentang Pengaruh Manajemen Kinerja, Pendidikan dan Pelatihan, serta Kompensasi). Tesis. Bandung: STIA LAN Bandung.

9. Writing systematic


Theoretical Framework/Landasan Teoritis


Research Finding and Discussion/Hasil Penelitian dan Pembahasan

Conclusion and Recommedation/Kesimpulan dan Rekomendasi


10. The writing from the author who does not follow this guideline will be rejected/requested for revision.


  • As a proof of publication, the author will get an exemplar of off print and another exemplar of journal.
  • Published article will not be returned to the author unless it is requested by the respective author.
  • The journal is published twice a year in April and September.