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Author Guidelines



General Information

Jurnal Ilmu Keluarga dan Konsumen (JIKK) is a scientific journal that publishes research results that can contribute to improving the quality of life for families and consumers. The topics of the research that is published in  JIKK such as: family well-being, family resilience, family sociology, family psychology, family resource management, family education, family ecology, family communications, family development, gender relations within the family, human growth and development, child care and protection, parenting; consumer behavior, consumer education, and consumer protection.

JIKK is published 3 (three) times a year, i.e. January, May, and September. The author who will submit the manuscript to JIKK must register online through register. Manuscripts must be original and have not been published previously in any scientific journal. The statement must be stated in an author’s statement form. The manuscripts have been submitted to JIKK and were in the process of review should not be submitted to any media during the review process. Author(s) agree to follow the entire process of manuscript selection in accord with Jurnal Ilmu Keluarga dan Konsumen procedures, including revising the manuscripts by following the Editors and Reviewers comments in a specified time. Author(s) can’t be pulled back the manuscripts that have been declared “accepted” by the editorial board. Authors(s) who pulled back the accepted manuscript and does not follow the rules will be disqualified for publishing manuscript in Jurnal Ilmu Keluarga dan Konsumen for 2 consecutive years since the letter issued. JIKK uses Plagiarism Checker X to prevent any suspected plagiarism in the manuscripts.

 Manuscript File

  1. Manuscripts are written in Bahasa Indonesia or English. If manuscripts are written in English, authors especially whose first language is not English should consult the manuscript with English editing service before submitting it to Jurnal Ilmu Keluarga dan Konsumen.
  2. Manuscripts should be prepared in Microsoft Word format.
  3. Manuscripts are prepared in A4 paper, margins on all four sides are 2,5 cm, and a total number of words is 6.000-6.500 Words.
  4. Manuscripts should be typed 1,5 lines spaced and using Arial fonts at 10 points.
  5. Tables, graphs, and figures used should be readable (high quality) and placed after tables, graphs, and figures are referred.
  6. Manuscripts use page numbers and line numbers.
  7. Structure and content of manuscripts in Jurnal Ilmu Keluarga dan Konsumen refer to Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association: Sixth Edition. Manuscripts content should be arranged as the fol­lowing order: Title, Author’s Name and Institutional Affiliation, Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion and Suggestion, Acknowledgment (if any), and References.
  8. Manuscripts and supplementary files (author's statement form and author profile) should be submitted elec­tronically through online system: If the author finds difficulty in submitting the manuscript electronically, author can contact administration staff by e-mail (

Manuscript Structure and Content

  1. Title. The title must be written in Bahasa Indonesia and English. The title must be brief, clear, specific, and informative which reflect the article content. Each word of the title should be written with capitalized letter.
  2. Author’s Name. The preferred form of an author’s name is first name, middle initial(s), and last name. Author’s name should appear in the order of their contributions. Author’s name is written without titles and degrees.
  3. Author’s Institutional Affiliation. The affiliation identifies the location where the author or authors were when the research was conducted. Name of institution(s) where the research was conducted must be accompanied with full address including institution/department, city, zip code, country, and e-mail.
  4. Abstract. Abstract is a brief and comprehensive summary of the contents of the article. Abstract is written in Bahasa Indonesia and English, in a single paragraph, and 150-200 words. Abstracts contain a clear statement of introduction, objective, methods, results, the significance of the finding, and conclusion, with no references cited. At the end of abstract, write down keywords. Keywords should be written in no more than 5 (five) words or phrases.
  5. Introduction. The introduction should describe a brief background of the research that supported by references. If there are similar aspects of the research that have been studied previously, describe also how the difference of this study with previous research (gap analysis of this research with previous research). The introduction should also include objectives and hypotheses of the study.
  6. Methods. Methods describes in detail the methods used in the study, including: (i) research design, location, and time; (ii) sampling technique; (iii) procedures for data collection; (iv) measurement and assessment of variables; and (v) data analysis.
  7. Results. Results should present the findings during the study. Data should be presented in tables, graphs, or figures when feasible. The author should not repeat reading the data already presented in the tables, graphs, or figures. The text should explain or elaborate the tabular data.
  8. Discussion. The discussion should show relevance between the results and the field of investigation and/or hypotheses and supported by references. Results that al­ready described in the results section should not be repeated in the discussion section.
  9. Conclusion and Suggestion. This section describes briefly the conclusions of research results that illustrate the answers to the research objectives. Based on the finding, author should make suggestions for researchers, practitioners, and policy makers in the field of family and consumer science.
  10. Acknowledgment (if any). Acknowledgment should be stated to the person(s) or institution(s) who help the study.
  11. References. Author should use references that are published in the last 10 year and at least 80 percent of the references used are from scientific journals. The authors are also expected to use references from articles already published in the Journal of Family and Consumer Science. Author should not cite a citation and not use anonym reference. 

Authors who can not submit online could send the manuscript to an email:

Please download the form below:

  1. Instructions for Author
  2. Author’s Statement Form
  3. Author's Profile



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. Articles must be original and have not been published previously in any scientific journal. The statement must be stated in an author’s statement form

  2. Manuscripts should be prepared in Microsoft Word format.
  3. Articles are written in accordance with Instructions for Author.
  4. Articles are written in fluent and clearly language and meet the principles of good writing and publishable scientific articles, covering the formulation of research backgrounds, problems, and objectives that are argumentative, systematic and clear explanation; a strong theoretical foundation; a clear method of research; results in accordance with the purpose and displayed with good illustrations; a comprehensive discussion with elaboration between research conducted and previous theories / studies; concise conclusion that are objective inference; and suggestions that are useful and inline to the research findings.
  5. The literature used has a composition of at least 80% is the primary reference and from recent years.

Copyright Notice

Authors submitting manuscripts should understand and agree that copyright of manuscripts published are held Jurnal Ilmu Keluarga & Konsumen. The statement to release the copy­right to Jurnal Ilmu Keluarga dan Konsumen is stated in Copyright Release Form. Copyright encompass exclusive rights to reproduce, to distribute, and to sell any part of the journal articles in all form and media. The reproduction of any part of this journal is allowed with a written permission from Jurnal Ilmu Keluarga dan Konsumen.


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