The objective of this journal publication is to increase the quality of science and enhance the interest of disseminating knowledge by the academicians, students, practitioners and other interested parties related to it. The articles which are submitted should undergo blind reviewing. Therefore, after being received, all articles are reviewed based on the criteria such as complying with the stipulated format of writing style, the appropriateness of the topic, the relevance of the research method, the significance and contribution to the science and profession pertaining to economics, business, and accounting, as well as the recent references. The review is done by the blind reviewers. The reviewers have rights to select and judge the articles, and finally forward the results to the writers.

The journal also uses the anti plagiarism software to check the originality of the article, which is Plagiarism Checker. The work should not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.


All manuscripts must be submitted to Jurnal Samudra Ekonomi dan Bisnis (JSEB) Editorial Office using Online Submission at E-Journal portal address:, where author register as Author by online. If authors have any problems on the online submission, please contact Editorial Office at the following email: or


The Signed Copyright Transfer Agreement (CTA) documents should accompany the manuscripts submitted by online through online submission interface. CTA form originally (scan the document after signed) [download the CTA form here], and upload as supplementary files.



The manuscript must be written in good academic Indonesian or English. Spelling follows Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) or Webster’s International Dictionary. To ensure an anonymous review, the authors should not identify themselves directly or indirectly in their papers. A single author should not use the word “We”. Authors for whom English is not their native language are encouraged to have their papers checked before submission for grammar and clarity.



Jurnal Samudra Ekonomi dan Bisnis (JSEB) is an open-access journal. Authors should pay IDR 700,000,- for the publication fee. The publication fee is to cover the publication costs.
Readers can read and download any full-text articles for free of charge.



  1. Articles should be typed on A4 (210mm x 297mm) paper.
  2. The title and identity of the writer (author name, affiliation, and email address) are written on the top under the title of the article.
  3. Articles should not exceed 7.000 words or it is between 15-20 pages, 12 font of Times New Roman, in one space, including the references and tables.
  4. Page Margins: Top = 0.98”, Bottom = 0.91”, Left = 0.79”, and Bottom = 0.79”.
  5. Direct quotation more than three lines should be indented and typed in one space.
  6. Quotation, pictures or references should show the resources and year. Name, year, and page are stated if it is from the book, in which all should be consistently the same as mentioned in the references.
  7. References are preferably derived from the up-to-date references or the past 10 year publication copy right date.
  8. The number of pages should be on the bottom with central position.
  9. No and title of the tables or pictures are written above the tables, pictures, bold typed, and the titles should be placed under the no of tables or pictures.
  10. Include the sources of tables and pictures underneath.



The framework of writing the articles are as the following: (1) title, (2) abstract, (3) introduction, (4) theoretical framework, (5) research method, (6) results, (7) conclusions, and (8) references.  The details above are as the following.


Title of the Article

It should reflect the content, and use the words, terms, abbreviations, formulas, registers as commonly used in the research report.



  • Abstract should include the research topic or problem, purpose of the research, method of the research, results, and implication.
  • In one paragraph between 150 – 200 words.
  • Above the article, Justify, Times New Roman, 11.
  • Written in sound English
  • Include 2 – 5 keywords underneath



Introduction should be about one page, containing the background, reasons to do the research, problem formulation, purpose of the research and without sub-heading, bullets, or numbering.


Theoretical Framework

It describes the previously related studies as the primary sources. The use of secondary sources of references should not dominate the total references. Quotation should be maximally one paragraph and/ or the gist of the quoted sources. Hypotheses can be stated if there are any.


Research Method

It comprises the procedures or steps of the research, e.g., from the methods of sampling to the data analysis, and presented in brief and concisely by numbering.



It presents the analysis of the related results, theories, and hypotheses (if any) based on the writer’s reasoning. Results interpretations and discussions should be presented in brief but clear and it is not dominated by table presentation. The tables which are presented should not be the rough output but in the processed and brief summary. Tables and pictures are presented consistently in the center and the titles are above the tables or pictures.



It is the closing of the article which reflects the essence and reasoning of the research by the writer. It is also logically based on the evidence taken from, and presented by the writer in paragraphs. Implication, limitations, and suggestions are also presented in paragraphs without numbering.



Primary sources are preferably high valued while the secondary ones should not dominate the total references. The style of reference writing follows the APA Style.


Examples of citing articles using APA Style

Material Type

In-Text Example

Reference List Example

Journal Article: Single author

"... black tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world after water” (Ruxton, 2016, p. 34).

Ruxton (2016, p. 40) suggests "…unsweetened tea can be part of a recommended diet.”

Include page numbers for direct quotes. 

Ruxton, C. (2016). Tea: Hydration and other health benefits. Primary Health Care, 26(8), 34-42. doi:10.7748/phc.2016.e1162

Where a DOI is available it must be included at the end of the citation. The database name, URL and date of retrieval are not required.

Journal Article: 

2 authors

... connection and optimism (Aspy & Proeve, 2017), but others contend ...
Aspy and Proeve (2017) have found ...

Cite both authors each time the reference occurs.

Aspy, D. J., & Proeve, M. (2017). Mindfulness and loving-kindness meditation: Effects on connectedness to humanity and to the natural world. Psychological Reports, 120(1), 102-117. doi:10.1177/0033294116685867

Journal Article:

3 or more authors

Fitness levels are impacted by “... proximity to parks, playgrounds and sports facilities” (Eime et al., 2017, p. 248). 
Eime et al. (2017, p. 254) found “the level of sport participation is…”

Cite only the surname of the first author followed by et al. and the year. For direct quotes, include the page number after the year.

Eime, R. M., Harvey, J., Charity, M. J., Casey, M., Westerbeek, H., & Payne, W. R. (2017). The relationship of sport participation to provision of sports facilities and socioeconomic status: A geographical analysis. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 41(3), 248-255. doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12647

Provide the names of all authors in the reference list.

Online Journal Article: No DOI assigned

... guidelines designed to promote health (Craig, 2012).
As Craig (2012) observes ...

​Craig, P. (2012). Contemporary nutrition issues. Journal of the Home Economics Institute of Australia, 19(2), 12-21. Retrieved from


If a DOI is not available, provide the home page URL of the journal publisher. The retrieval date is not required.

Print Journal Article: No DOI assigned


… Aussie Rules is the people’s game (Duncan, 2016)…


Duncan (2016) states that a sense of belonging…

​Duncan, S. (2016). Voices from the grandstands: The attitudes of Australian football fans towards the concept of creating, developing and binding communities. Sporting Traditions, 33(2), 19-40.

Journal article:  No author

... as was the case for most students ("The Pain of Being a Caffeine Freak," 2001). 
... as in "The Pain of Being a Caffeine Freak" (2001) which reveals ...

When a work has no identitfied author, cite in-text the first few words of the reference entry (usually the title) and the year. Use double quotation marks if you are referring to the title of an article, chapter or web page.

Italicize the title if you are referring to the title of a periodical, book, brochure or a report, see Book: No Author

The pain of being a caffeine freak. (2001, October 6). New Scientist, 172(2311), 27.

For magazines, newsletters, and newspapers, give the year and the exact date of the publication (month or month and day), separated by a comma.

Online Journal Article: No page numbers

 ... in all outcomes (Williams, 2008).
Williams (2008) remarks ...

For direct quotations of online material without pagination, name the sections and paragraph number.

One of the author’s main points is that “people don’t rise from nothing” (Williams, 2008, Section 2, para. 5).

Williams, J. (2008). The victims of crime. Sociology Review, 17(4). Retrieved from

Secondary Sources: When you are referring to the ideas or words of an author who has been cited in another work. Also called 'secondary citation'.

“…global movement toward a more naturalistic approach for childbirth” (Goldbas as cited in Sullivan & McGuiness, 2015, p. 20).
Goldbas’s overview (as cited in Sullivan & McGuiness, 2015) indicates…

Provide names of both authors.

​Sullivan, D. H., & McGuiness, C. (2015). Natural labor pain management. International Journal of Childbirth Education, 30(2), 20-25. Retrieved from


Provide the full reference for the journal article that you actually read.