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Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal EMPATI is a scientific publication that accommodates scientific articles and empirical studies in Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Educational Psychology, Social Psychology, Psychometry, Experimental Psychology, and Applied Psychology.


Section Policies

Research Articles

Checked Open Submissions
Checked Indexed
Checked Peer Reviewed


Peer Review Process / Policy

Jurnal EMPATI uses the peer-review process. All article that is sent to Empati will be blindly reviewed by our reviewer (mitra bestari). Any comments from the reviewer will be considered by our Editor to determines whether an article is accepted, accepted with major/minor revision, or rejected. An article may be rejected after a number of considerations, such as an article that is not lined up within psychological domain, an article is deemed inappropriate to be considered as a scientific article, a fundamental methodological flaw is found within the article, or the author of the article decided to not revise his/her article without presenting a logical explanation. All article that is sent to Empati will be checked by a software (e.g., Turnitin) to check for plagiarism.


Publication Frequency

Jurnal EMPATI will be published six times a year: February, April, June, August, October, and December.  ISSN: 2829-1859 | P ISSN: 2337-375X


Open Access Policy

Jurnal EMPATI provides open access that is publicly available to download and read.



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Ethical Publications

Jurnal EMPATI is a scientific publication media that will be published six times a year in February, April, June, August, October, and December. ISSN: 2829-1859 | P ISSN: 2337-375X


The statement of the scientific code of ethics is a statement of the code of ethics of all parties involved in the process of scientific publication of journals, namely managers, editors, reviewers, and authors. The statement of the code of ethics of Jurnal EMPATI scientific publications is based on the Head Regulation of LIPI Number 5 of 2014 concerning the Code of Ethics for Scientific Publication, which in essence the Code of Ethics of Scientific Publication basically upholds three ethical values in publication, namely (i) Neutrality, which is free from conflict of management publication; (Ii) Justice, which gives authorship rights to the recipient as a writer; and (iii) Honesty, which is free from duplication, fabrication, forgery, and plagiarism (DF2P) in publications.


Publisher Tasks

The Faculty of Psychology of Diponegoro University as the publisher is responsible and committed to ensuring that advertisements, reprints or other commercial income have no impact or influence on editor decisions. In addition, the Diponegoro University Faculty of Psychology and editors will assist in communication with other journals and / or other publishers where appropriate.


Publication and Authorship

1. All submitted papers are subject to strict peer-review process by at least two international reviewers that are experts in the area of the particular paper.
2. Review process are blind peer review.
3. The factors that are taken into account in review are relevance, soundness, significance, originality, readability and language.
4. The possible decisions include acceptance, acceptance with revisions, or rejection.
5. If authors are encouraged to revise and resubmit a submission, there is no guarantee that the revised submission will be accepted.
6. Rejected articles will not be re-reviewed.
7. The paper acceptance is constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism.
8. No research can be included in more than one publication.



1. Editors have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article.
2. Editors are responsible for the contents and overall quality of the publication.
3. Editors should always consider the needs of the authors and the readers when attempting to improve the publication.
4. Editors should guarantee the quality of the papers and the integrity of the academic record.
5. Editors should publish errata pages or make corrections when needed.
6. Editors should have a clear picture of a research’s funding sources.
7. Editors should base their decisions solely one the papers’ importance, originality, clarity and relevance to publication’s scope.
8. Editors should not reverse their decisions nor overturn the ones of previous editors without serious reason.
9. Editors should preserve the anonymity of reviewers.
10. Editors should ensure that all research material they publish conforms to internationally accepted ethical guidelines.
11. Editors should only accept a paper when reasonably certain.
12. Editors should act if they suspect misconduct, whether a paper is published or unpublished, and make all reasonable attempts to persist in obtaining a resolution to the problem.
13. Editors should not reject papers based on suspicions, they should have proof of misconduct.
14. Editors should not allow any conflicts of interest between staff, authors, reviewers and board members.


Bestari Partner 

1. Reviewers should keep all information regarding papers confidential and treat them as privileged information.
2. Reviews should be conducted objectively, with no personal criticism of the author
3. Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments
4. Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors.
5. Reviewers should also call to the Editor in Chief’s attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.
6. Reviewers should not review manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.



1. Authors must certify that their manuscripts are their original work.
2. Authors must certify that the manuscript has not previously been published elsewhere.
3. Authors must certify that the manuscript is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere.
4. Authors must participate in the peer review process.
5. Authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.
6. All Authors mentioned in the paper must have significantly contributed to the research.
7. Authors must state that all data in the paper are real and authentic.
8. Authors must notify the Editors of any conflicts of interest.
9. Authors must identify all sources used in the creation of their manuscript.
10. Authors must report any errors they discover in their published paper to the Editors.


CrossMark Applying on Jurnal Empati


Applying the CrossMark icon is a commitment by Jurnal Empati to maintain the content published and alert readers to changes if and when they occur.

What is Crossmark?

CrossMark, a multi-publisher initiative from CrossRef, provides a standard way for readers to locate the authoritative version of a document. Jurnal Empati recognizes the importance of the integrity and completeness of the scholarly record to researchers and librarians and attaches the highest importance to maintaining trust in the authority of its electronic archive. Clicking on the CrossMark icon will inform the reader of the current status of a document and may also provide additional publication record information about the document.


Journal Indexing and Abstracting

Articles published in Jurnal Empati (e-ISSN: 2829-1859 | P ISSN: 2337-375X) have appeared in the following indexes: