Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Magistra Andalusia: Jurnal Ilmu Sastra (2656-6230) is an open access published by Andalas University, Indonesia. The main objective of Magistra Andalusia is to provide a platform for the international scholars, academicians and researchers to share the contemporary thoughts in the fields of  studies literary, literary criticsm, literary history, literary theory, and literary teaching. It also aimed to promote interdisciplinary studies in literary and literary teaching. Thus become the leading international journal in studies literary and literary teaching in the world.

The journal publishes research papers in the all the fields of studies literary and literary teaching, such as:

  • Literary History
  • Literary Criticism
  • Literary Production, Distribution, and Consumption
  • Literary Cyber
  • Literary Popular
  • Literary Contemporer
  • Literary Tourism
  • Literary Revolution
  • Literary Digital
  • Ecocritism
  • Oral Literature
  • Structuralist and Poststructuralist
  • Colonialist and Postcolonialist
  • Feminist and Postminist
  • Deconstruction
  • New Historiscsm or Newcriticism
  • Ecocritism
  • Gastrocritism
  • Archeocritism
  • Physicocritism
  • Literary Teaching
  • Literary Development, and other related studies of literary


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to this journal must follow the Focus and Scope and Author Guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must fulfill scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the focus and scope of this journal. All manuscripts submitted to this journal must be written in good English. Authors for whom English is not their native language are encouraged to have their papers checked before submission for grammar and clarity. The work must not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.

All submitted manuscripts must be free from plagiarism content. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking (please use Turnitin to check the similarity). Editors will also check the similarity of manuscripts in this journal by using Turnitin software. The submitted manuscripts to this journal will be peer-reviewed by at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript.

The final decision of manuscript acceptance is solely made by the Editor in Chief/Regional (Handling) Editor (together with Editorial Board if required) according to reviewers' critical comments. The final decision of the manuscript is solely based on the Editor's final review which considers peer-reviewers comments (but not solely by the Reviewer). Publication of accepted articles including assigning the article to the published issues will be made by the Editor in Chief by considering the sequence of accepted dates and geographical distribution of authors as well as a thematic issue.


Publication Frequency

Magistra Andalusia: Jurnal Ilmu Sastra (2656-6230) is a scientific journal managed by Andalas University, Indonesia. The purpose of this journal is to publish scientific work for Indonesian, foreign lecture and researchs, students, and practioners to present new ideas, concepts and theories in the literature such: literary phenomenon, literary history, literary analysis, literary criticsm, literary research, and literary scholarship synonymous etc. Magistra Andalusia is published twice, in March and September. 


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.

Benefits of open access for the author, include:

  • Free access for all users worldwide
  • Authors retain copyright to their work
  • Increased visibility and readership
  • Rapid publication
  • No spatial constraints



Magistra Andalusia uses a locking system and can be accessed anywhere by everyone and with the permission of the editors


Magistra Andalusia

Magistra Andalusia is a research in the field of literature and used for leading researchers who follow the rules or code of ethics in the authorship of scientific articles. Magistra Andalusia is a journal reviewed by the editorial board objectively and published twice a year.  The Editor team has full responsibility for preventing plagiarism in the publication of the article. The Editor's Team does not tolerate any form of plagiarism. Posts that have been entered into the editor team, then the editor team is entitled to edit the author's writings in accordance with the guidelines for writing.