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Author Guidelines

Submitting a contribution


We welcome academic articles on any subject related to translation or interpreting - from all potential perspectives. We are currently able to consider contributions in English and Indonesia.

All submissions are subject to a double-blind peer review process.

We encourage authors to restrict themselves to a maximum of 7,000 words including notes and references.

All submissions must include the following:

  • title in English and Indonesia (maximum 15 words)
  • Author’s name should not be written on the article but it should be put on the article metadata on Open Journal System (OJS) website (If author’s name is still on the article, the article would be rejected and author may submit on a new submission). Author must fill out author’s profile on OJS website that consists of author First, Middle and Last Name (If author only uses one name, fill the first name and last name with the same name), Gender, Initial, Username, Password, Affiliation (University/or Institution), E-mail, Mailing Address (complete address of affiliation: street name, city, province and zip code), Country and Bio Statement (Department or Faculty).
  • a short abstract both in English and in Indonesia
  • a set of  keywords in English and in Indonesia
  • references (APA Style check template, Mendeley is preferred)
  • Article is written in Indonesian, Malay, or English, single-spaced, on the template provided, 3500–7000 words length.

Important notice

  • Please note that we will not consider articles that have also been submitted to other journals for consideration. And we will refuse to consider any future submissions from authors that are found to have ignored this condition.
  • Please also note that we will not accept multiple submissions. If you submit more than one article at a time then your submission will be ignored.

Please send submissions as a Word document  (97-2003) to: online submission.
We do not accept submissions in PDF format.

Stylesheet: Your submission should comply with our stylesheet which you can download here.

No charges: there are no processing or publication charges with this journal.

Copyright: in line with our non-commerical, open-access policy, authors retain unrestricted copyright and publishing rights over their contributions. We do ask that, in the event of a contribution being re-published in another venue, an acknowledgement of the original publication in this journal be included.

Ethical code: Please read our Ethical code before submitting your work here.


Copyright Notice

In order for Komposisi: Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa, Sastra, dan Seni to publish and disseminate research articles, we need publishing rights. This is determined by a publishing agreement between the author and Komposisi: Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa, Sastra, dan Seni. This agreement deals with the transfer or license of the copyright to Komposisi: Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa, Sastra, dan Seni and authors retain significant rights to use and share their own published articles. Komposisi: Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa, Sastra, dan Seni of FBS Universitas Negeri Padang supports the need for authors to share, disseminate and maximize the impact of their research and these rights, in Universitas Negeri Padang proprietary journals are defined below:

  • Share their article for Personal Use, Internal Institutional Use and Scholarly Sharing purposes, with the Creative Commons CC-BY-NC license for author manuscript versions)
  • All articles published by Komposisi: Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa, Sastra, dan Seni are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. This permits anyone to copy, redistribute, remix, transmit and adapt the work provided the original work and source is appropriately cited.
  • Retain patent, trademark and other intellectual property rights (including research data).
  • Proper attribution and credit for the published work.


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The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication: 350000.00 (IDR)

If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

Since Vol. 21 No. 1 (March 2020), Komposisi will have Article Processing Charge (APCs) for all accepted papers to cover the reviewing, editing, and publication process. The APC is Rp 350,000.00 (Three Hundred Thousand Rupiahs) and the authors need to wire transfer to our bank account.
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The journal will be freely available to all readers with worldwide visibility and coverage.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.