Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Psikologi, publishes research and innovative ideas on psychology. The Jurnal Psikologi is published by Fakultas Psikologi Universitas Esa Unggul with coverage the fields on:

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Social Psychology 
  • Psychological Testing


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Jurnal Psikologi implement double-blind peer review process, which means that the received manuscripts will be reviewed by scholars without any knowledge of the authors’ identity and the authors have no knowledge of the reviewers’ identity. This is applied in order to maintain the quality of the articles that we publish. The decision for acceptance is ultimately based on the decision of at least two reviewers.


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.


Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics

Editors, Reviewers, and Authors involved in the manuscript management process in the Jurnal Psikologi should understand the ethics of scientific publications. Commitment to ethics is paramount for conducting proper science.


  • Editor should decide which script should continue to the review process, determining the appropriate reviewers, requesting revision, maintaining the quality of the script in both its content and appearance.
  • Editor should ensure that the desk review process is carried out with fairness.
  • Editor should ensure that the double-blind peer review process is met. This means that the editor maintains the confidentiality of the author's identity and the two reviewers in the review process. Further, editor possesses the right to provide input for the script to maintain the quality of the article.
  • Editor should uphold the principles of neutrality and objectiveness, which means that there should never be any discrimination against authors based on their identities in the submission and publication processes. Editor should ensure that JPS avoids any conflict of interest.


  • The review should be carried out by at least two reviewers.
  • Each reviewer is obliged to make a decision on a script: rejected or accepted (with or without improvement/revision).
  • Reviewers are obliged to provide input, suggestions, recommendations, and constructive critics for the improvement of script’s quality.
  • Reviewers should uphold the principle of confidentiality, in which they are not permitted to discuss the texts with other parties without the knowledge of editorial team.
  • Reviewer must be objective in their decisions, underlying each input based on scientific justifications.


  • Author(s) must comply to the rules and format of writing used by JPS. For this reason, the author(s) must ensure that the script is in accordance with the Jurnal Psikologi template.
  • Manuscripts must be original, should never be published prior to submission, and is not being processed for publication in other journals.
  • Author(s) must ensure that the manuscript is free of plagiarism and self-plagiarism. This means that every texts in the script (other than direct quotations) must be paraphrased and not a direct copied texts from other sources.
  • Studies reported by the author(s) must comply the ethical principles in conducting research. This means that the research conducted must not harm the subject/participant of the study (both physically / psychologically)