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Author Guidelines

Journal of Multicultural Studies in Guidance and Counseling (JOMSIGN) is a periodical scientific research, literature review or article, report experiences of best practices in the field of guidance and counselling, psychology of education in a multicultural perspective. JOMSIGN is published twice a year, the first issue in March and the second issue in September.
Articles must be original (no plagiarism) and have never been published in another journal. If ever presented in the form of seminars, workshops, etc., say the name of the activity.
Articles are written by a program Microsoft Word 2007 to the top, A4 size paper, page margins: top 3 cm, left 3 cm, bottom 3 cm, and right 3 cm, typed with baris1,5 density spacing, font Times New Roman 12, text format in two-column.
Please submit your manuscript file as a Microsoft Word extension Document (DOC) or Rich Text Format (RTF).
The title is written in  English, abstract write in English, and content manuscript can be written in  English.
Online Submission: Make a New submission 
For the January issue article can be sent in July-November, editing will be done in December. For the July issue of the articles can be delivered starting in January-May, editing will be done in June.  The article goes into the desk editors selected by the editor. Articles can be accepted without repair, refurbishment accepted or rejected, and the article is rejected is not returned unless requested by the author.
The length of the manuscript of no more than 7000 words or 12-15 pages. Articles are written by systematic and the following provisions.
Title: Written in a concise and informative, uppercase, a maximum of 12 words (single-spaced) should reflect the substance of the variables described in the article body.
Name of Author, without titles, the author can be an individual or a team.
Affiliation, name of the institution
E-mail, which is located under the author's name.
Abstract (in English), the length of 100-300 word, font size 10, abstracts are written in one paragraph includes: scientific review article consists of a discussion of the core issues and substantially while the results of the research article consist of goals, methods, and results. The abstract is single-spaced
Keywords, terms that reflect the essence of the concept within the scope of the problem may consist of several pieces of terms, font size 10 and lowercase.
The body of the manuscript:
Theoretical/Conceptual Article consists of an INTRODUCTION, LITERATURE REVIEW, DISCUSSION, and CONCLUSIONS.
Reference/Bibliography: use APA (American Psychological Association) citation rules, cultivated from a primary source, and if it comes from the most current cultivated journals (3-5 years) and just acknowledgement of the source designated in the article body. Instead, the name that is referenced in the body must exist in the bibliography. Second row to the right of the entrance 7 letters. Here are some examples of writing a bibliography of several types of sources. The author uses Citation Software Ex. MENDELEYZOTERO etc. 

You can download jomsign template here.



Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

(1) Copyright of the published articles will be transferred to the journal as the publisher of the manuscripts. Therefore, the author confirms that the copyright has been managed by the publisher.

(2) Publisher of Jomsign is Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI).

(3) The copyright follows Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY): This license allows to 

  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the materia for any purpose, even commercially.


Privacy Statement

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. JOMSIGN allow the author(s) to hold the copyright and to retain publishing rights without restrictions.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication: 750000.00 (IDR)

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


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.