Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

JE (Journal of Empowerment), has a vision to become Scientific journal with National and International standard in disseminating and developing thinking results in the field of Community Service a and multi disciplines on:

  1. Legal Counseling, Legal Study Center, Legal Opinion, in the perspective of Administrative Law, Civil Law, and Criminal Law;

  2. Educational Services in Community, including : Education of Indonesian Language and Foreign Language; Education of Pancasila and citizenship; Education of Mathematics; Education of Physical Health and Recreation; 

  3. Training, Marketing, Appropriate Technology (AT), Design, Informatics, Civil Engineering and Industrial Engineering;

  4. Community Empowerment in Sustainable Development, in the field of Economy, Health, Environment, Social and Culture.


Section Policies

Articles Legal Counseling, Legal Study Center, Legal Opinion

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Articles Training, Marketing, Appropriate Technology (AT), Design, Informatics, Civil Engineering and Industrial

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Articles Community Empowerment in Sustainable Development

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Articles Educational Services in Community

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Every article that goes to the editorial staff will be selected through Initial Review processes by Editorial Board. Then, the articles will be sent to the Mitra Bestari/peer reviewer and will go to the next selection by the Double-Blind Peer Review Process, and each article will be checked by two reviewers. After that, the articles will be returned to the authors to revise. These processes take a month (four weeks) for a maximum time. In the each manuscript, Mitra Bebestari/ peer reviewer will be rated from the substantial and technical aspects. They were experienced in the prestigious journal management and publication that was spread around the nation and abroad. 


Publication Frequency

JE (Journal of Empowerment), is a periodic scientific journal published by Institute of Research and Community Service of Suryakancana University (LPPM UNSUR) twice a year in June and December.


Open Access Policy

JE (Journal of Empowerment), rovides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public to supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilises 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. 


Publication Ethics

JE (Journal of Empowerment), is a mean of developing science and technology in the exact and non-exact field through the publication of original community service–based writings. JE (Journal of Empowerment), has a vision to become a national and international standard Scientific Journal in disseminating and developing thoughts in the field of Community Service which is sectoral and cross-field scientific, as well as related topics that have not been published elsewhere in any language, also not reviewed/reviewed to be published anywhere. This statement explains the ethical codes of all parties involved in the articles publication of this journal, including authors, editors, reviewers, and publishers. This ethical code-based declaration is based on the terms set by the JE editorial Journal of Empowerment. Among others:

Duties of Authors

  1. Reporting Standards: Authors should present accurate reports of original research and community service undertaken as well as objective discussions of their usefulness. The researcher must present the results honestly and without fabrication, falsification or improper manipulation of data. The manuscript should contain enough detail and references that allow others to make the same research and dedication. False or intentionally inaccurate statements are unethical and unacceptable behavior. The manuscript must follow the journal submission guidelines.

  2. Originality and Plagiarism: Authors must be convinced that they write the original work of community service. The manuscript shall not be sent simultaneously more than one publication without the editor’s permission. The previous relevant research, dedication, and publications, made by other researchers or authors themselves, should be properly acknowledged and referenced. The main literature should be quoted if desired. Original words taken directly from publications by other researchers should appear in quotation marks with appropriate quotes.

  3. Duplicate, redundant, or confusing / concurrent: Authors are not allowed to submit the same manuscript to more than one journal simultaneously. It is also hoped that the authors will not publish redundant manuscripts or manuscripts that describe the same research and dedication in more than one journal. Sending the same manuscript to more than one journal simultaneously is unethical and unacceptable publication. Some publications emerging from one research project and dedication must be clearly identified and major publications should be referred.

  4. Recognition Source: The author should know all data sources used in dedication and cite influential publications in determining the nature of the reported research. Correct recognition of the work of others must always be given.

  5. Authorization Writing: The writing of research publications should accurately reflect the individual's contribution to the work and its reporting. Authors should be limited to those who have contributed significantly to the conception, design, implementation or interpretation of reported research. Other people who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. In cases where major contributors are registered as authors whereas those who give no substantial contributions, or purely technical work, contribute to research or publication are written in acknowledgment. The author also ensures that all authors have seen and approved the proposed version of the manuscript and the inclusion of their names as co-authors.

  6. Disclosure and Conflict of Interest: All authors should clearly disclose in their manuscripts any conflicts of financial interest or other conflicts of interest that may be interpreted to influence the outcome or interpretation of their manuscripts. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

  7. Fundamental Errors in Published Works: If the author finds significant errors or inaccuracies in the submitted manuscript, then the authors should promptly notify the journal editors or publisher and cooperate with the editor to withdraw or revise the paper.

  8. Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects: The author should clearly identify in the manuscript if the research involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that are harmful in their use.

Duties of Editors

  1. Decision of Publication: Based on editorial review, the editor may accept, reject, or request the modification of the manuscript. The work/writing validation in question and its importance for the researcher and the reader should always follow such decision. Editors can be guided by the journal editorial board's policy and are limited by applicable legal requirements such as those pertaining to defamation, copyright infringement and plagiarism. Editors can talk with editors and other reviewers to make this decision. The editor must be responsible for everything they publish and must have procedures and policies to ensure the quality of material they publish and maintain the integrity of what they publish.

  2. Manuscript Review: The editor must ensure that each manuscript is initially evaluated by the editor because of originality. The editor must arrange and use peer review fairly and wisely. The editor should explain their peer review process in the information to the author and also show which journal sections are reviewed by peers. The editor should use appropriate peer reviewers for papers to be published by selecting people with adequate expertise and avoiding people who have a conflict with the field of research.

  3. Fair Play: The editor must ensure that every manuscript received by the journal is reviewed for its intellectual content regardless of gender, gender, race, religion, nationality, etc. from the author. An important part of the responsibility for making fair and unbiased decisions is the enforcement of the principle of editorial independence and integrity. The editor is in a strong position by making a decision about the publication, which makes it very important that the process is as fair as possible and unbiased.

  4. Confidentiality: The editor shall ensure that information about the manuscript submitted by the author is kept confidential. The editor must critically assess each potential breach of data protection and patient confidentiality. This includes requiring appropriate informed consent for the actual research presented, approval for publication where possible.

  5. Disclosure and Conflict of Interest: The Journal Editor shall not use unpublished material disclosed in the submitted manuscript for his own research without the written consent of the author. Editors should not be involved in decisions about papers where they have a conflict of interest.

Duties of Reviewers

  1. Confidentiality: Information concerning manuscripts submitted by authors should be kept confidential and treated as privileged information. They should not be indicated or discussed with anyone other than those authorized by the editor.

  2. Recognition Source: The reviewer should ensure that the author has acknowledged all data sources used in this study. The reviewer should identify relevant works of publications that have not been quoted by the author. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument has been previously reported must be accompanied by relevant citations. The reviewer should promptly notify the journal if they encounter irregularities, have concerns about the ethical aspect of the work, be aware of substantial similarities between manuscripts and concurrent submissions to other journals or published articles, or suspect that errors may occur during the research or writing and submission of the manuscript; The reviewer should keep it private and not further investigate unless the journal requests further information or advice.

  3. Standards of Objectivity: The review of submitted texts should be objective and the reviewer should express their opinions clearly with supporting arguments. Reviewers must follow the journal rules on the specific feedback requested from them and, unless there is reason for not doing so. Reviewers need to be constructive in their reviews and provide feedback that will help authors to improve their manuscripts. Reviewers should provide clear suggestions which important parts should be added to support the claims made in the manuscript under consideration and which will strengthen or expand the work.

  4. Disclosure and Conflict of Interest: Information or ideas obtained through peer review should be kept confidential and not used for personal gain. Reviewers may not review manuscripts in which they have a conflict of interest due to a competitive, collaborative, or other relationship with any research-related writer, company or institution. In the case of a double-blind review, if they suspect the identity of the author, notifies the journal if this knowledge poses a potential conflict of interest.

  5. Accuracy: Reviewers must respond within a reasonable time frame. Reviewers only agree to review the manuscripts if they are reasonably confident that they can return the review within the proposed timeframe or mutually agreed upon, immediately informing the journal if they require an extension. When the reviewer finds it impossible for him to complete a review of the manuscript within the prescribed time this information should be communicated to the editor, so that the manuscript may be sent to another reviewer.


Article Processing Charges

JE (Journal of Empowerment) charges the following Article Publishing Charges (APCs).

    Article Submission : 0 (IDR)
    Fast-Track Review  : 0 (IDR)

If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publishing Charges (APCs) to cover publications costs.

    Payment Publication : 750,000 (IDR)

For authors who Cancel to publish after being declared accepted or found their articles published in other journals will be subject to a fine/charge of IDR 1.000,000

Payment can be made via transfer to the account, which will be sent to each author who has been declared accepted


Plagiarism Check

Plagiarism screening will be conducted by the JE (Journal of EmpowermentEditorial Board using iThenticate & Turnitin software. The minimum result of the plagiarism check is 30%, if more, the editor will send it back for correction