Journal History

Otoritas : Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan, with registered number ISSN 2088-3706 (Print), ISSN 2502-9320 (Online) publishes periodically in April and October. The journal was first published in April 2011 by the Department of Government Studies, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar.

Otoritas : Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan publishes various studies on Governmental science. The journal also publishes reviews with themes determined by the editorial team.

Starting from 2015, Otoritas : Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan is available in e-journal version and has been currently indexed by both national and international indexer institutions such as: ESCI Web of Science (International), DOAJ (International), Asean Citation Index (International), Dimensions (International), Garba Rujukan Digital (National), Google Scholar (International), Crossref (International), BASE (International), SINTA (National), and Indonesia One Search (National).

Starting from 2016 and for the upcoming years, the process of manuscript submission and other management processes will be conducted online through Otoritas : Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan website and for the betterment of the quality and quantity of Otoritas : Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan qualified reviewers and editors are recruited. Besides that in the same year we collaborated with Muhammadiyah's College Association of Government Studies (AIPPTM) on the publication of this journal.

Starting from 2018, we collaborated with Asia Pacific Society for Public Affairs (APSPA) on the publication and has been accredited by National Journal Accreditation (ARJUNA) Managed by Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education of Republic Indonesia with Second Grade (Sinta 2) since  2016 to 2020 according to the decree No. 21/E/KPT/2018.