Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Studia:Journal des Deutschprogramms is a German language education journal, published by the German Language Study Program of State University of Medan. This journal contains scientific articles in the fields of literary research of German language literature, and German language teaching.

 The article contains:
a. German linguistik :german grammare, semantics, fonology, morfology,     pragmatics, sintacs.
b. German literature: poetry, prose, drama.
c. German  Culture: typology, crossculture.
d. German teaching: teaching models and/or technic,  media and moduls, classroom action research.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to this journal must follow focus and scope, and author guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must address scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the focus and scope. All manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking. Editors check the plagiarism detection of articles in this journal by using a Turnitin software.

The research article submitted to this journal will be double blind reviewed at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript.

Final decision of articles acceptance will be made by Editors according to reviewers comments. Publication of accepted articles including the sequence of published articles will be made by Editor in Chief by considering sequence of accepted date and geographical distribution of authors as well as thematic issue.



Publication Frequency

published 2 or 3 times a year, in one edition that reaches 5 or 6 months, starting from July to December and January to July.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to is content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Publication Frequency

Studia:Journal des Deutschprogramms is published twice or three times a year. One time publication consists of two or three volumes.


Author Fee

Publishings Fee: 0 (IDR) 
Translation for APC (Article Processings Fee)  500,000 (IDR)



Publication Ethics

Journal Manager's Tasks and Responsibilities

  1. Determining the name of the journal, scope of knowledge, accuracy, and accreditation, if needed.
  2. Determining the editorial board membership
  3. Defining the relationship among publishers, editors, best partners, and other parties in a contract
  4.  Appreciating confidential matters, both for contributing researchers, writers, editors and best partners
  5. Implementing norms and provisions regarding intellectual property rights, especially copyright
  6. Reviewing journal policies and presenting them to authors, editorial boards, best partners, and readers
  7. Making behaving code guides for the best editor and partner
  8. Publishing journals regularly
  9. Ensuring the availability of funding sources for the sustainability of journal publishing
  10. Building a network of cooperation and marketing
  11. Preparing permits and other permits.


Journal Editor's Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Reuniting the needs of readers and writers
  2. Seeking continuous improvement in the quality of publications
  3. Implementing the process to guarantee the quality of published papers
  4. Prioritizing freedom of expression objectively
  5. Maintaining the integrity of the author's academic track record
  6. Delivering corrections, clarifications, withdrawals and apologies if needed
  7. Responsible for the style and format of the writing work, while the statements and all statements in the paper are the responsibility of the author
  8.  Actively requesting opinions from writers, readers, best partners, and members of the editorial board to improve the quality of publications
  9. Encouraging the assessment of journals if there are findings
  10. Supporting initiatives to reduce research and publication errors by asking authors to attaching ethical clearance forms that have been approved by the Commission on ethical clearance
  11. Supporting initiatives to educate researchers about publication ethics
  12. Reviewing the effects of published policies on the attitudes of authors and best partners and improve them to increase responsibility and minimize errors
  13. Having an open mind on new opinions or other people's views that might conflict with personal opinion
  14. Not maintaining their own opinions, writers, or third parties that can lead to decisions that are not objective; and
  15. Encouraging writers, so they can improve the writing work until it is worth publishing


Duties and Responsibilities of Peers-Reviewers

  1. Obtaining the task of the editor to review the paper and submit the review to the editor as an ingredient in determining the feasibility of a paper to be published
  2. Not reviewing papers that involve him, either directly or indirectly
  3. Maintaining the confidentiality of the author by not disseminating the results of corrections, suggestions, and recommendations on the manuscript they reviewed
  4. Encouraging the writer to improve the maintenance;
  5. Reviewing the paper that has been repaired in accordance with the standards that have been determined, and
  6. Reviewing the script in a timely manner according to the style of the journal and based on scientific rules (data collection methods, author's legality, conclusion drawing, etc.).


 Author's Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ensuring that those included in the list of authors meet the criteria as writers
  2. Collectively responsible for the work and content of the manuscript / article which includes the method, analysis, calculation and details;
  3. Stating the origin of resources (including funding), directly or indirectly;
  4. Explaining limitations in research;
  5. Responding to comments made by partners in a professional and timely manner;
  6. Informing the editor if he will withdraw his writing;
  7. Making a statement that the paper submitted for publication is original, has never been published anywhere in any language, and is not in the process of being submitted to another publisher