1. Manuscript written for Policy and Governance Review include research outcomes, field research or literary research and articles reflecting sociopolitical phenomena.

  2. Manuscript is written in English, typed using Microsoft Word program on A4 paper, around 6,000-7,000 words (excluding references) in Palatino Linotype size 11 pts and 1.5 space.

  3. The writing system for research outcome consist of:


    The title should not exceed 12 words, typed in bold with centered capital letter in 14 pts .

    Name of the author

    The name is written without any academic degree, followed by the name of author’s institution and email. In case manuscript written by team, the editor is only in contact with the main author or the first mentioned author. The main author must include his/her correspondence address or email.

    Abstract with keywords

    The length of abstract is around 150-200 words, while the limit of keywords is 3-5 words. The abstract must contain the aim, methods, and result on the article.


    The introduction should contain the general background and research question or hypothesis. If there is literature review, it can be included in this chapter.


    The research methods should elaborate on the method utilized in addressing the issues including the method of analysis.

    Results and Discussion

    The author should explain the results of research in detail and discussion section contain results of the research finding and their ensuing discussions


    The concluding statement should contain summary and suggestion


    All references cited in the text of the article should be written in the bibliography section and using American Psychological Association (APA) style, arranged from A to Z. It should include references obtained from primary sources (consisting of scientific journals amounting to 80% of the entire bibliography) that have been published in the last 10 (ten) years. The remaining 20% may include research articles or research reports (thesis, books, and other relevant publications).

  4. Manuscript is to be submitted directly to by creating user account as an author.

  5. Tables and figures must have titles and have clear number and sources, and be typed in single space. In case of pictures or figures, it is better to attach the white-black format.

  6. Check each referred article for accuracy and make sure every quoted work in the article is written in bibliography and references. Works that are not cited but mentioned in the Bibliography or Reference will be omitted by the editor.

  7. All manuscripts are anonymously studied by reviewers appointed by the editor according to their expertise. The author is given a change to revise the manuscript based on the reviewer's or the editor's recommendation/advice. The decision of publication or rejection will be informed through the author's email address.

  8. The editor has the right to modify and correct the spelling, writing and grammar of the published manuscript.

  9. Everything related to citing permission or computer software usage in writing the manuscript or any other things related to copyright done by the author, along with all its legal consequences, becomes the author's full responsibility.

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