Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Language Science (Phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, mother tongue, language acquisition, ethnolinguistics, discourse analysis, forensic linguistics).

Literature (Oral literature and written literature with various approaches to structuralism, literary psychology, literary sociology, post colonial).


Section Policies


Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Publication Frequency

Jurnal Kata: Penelitian tentang ilmu bahasa dan sastra  Issued 2 (two) times in 1 (one) year, With details of the number of articles in Number 1 (one) in May and on Number 2 in October


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.

By "open access" to this literature, we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.


Plagiarism Checker

Plagiarism screening will be conducted by Jurnal kata Editorial Board using Plagramme with provisions. The article must be under 20 % check by plagiarism software. The editor will ask to fix the article and send it back until the article has similarities under 20%