Publication Frequency

IJABR is published twice a year, in January and July.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.


Article Processing Charges (APC)

The IJABR is an open-access journal. All operational costs are funded by Politeknik Negeri Bandung and Article Processing Charge (APC) of accepted manuscripts. The journal does not receive any advertising from outside and does not do any direct marketing practice.

The APC on all accepted manuscripts covers the cost of hosting published work online permanently and is free to all readers. The APC also compensates for the cost of processing and monitoring submitted journal manuscripts within our office.
The APC for accepted publication is Rp. 1.500.000 for Indonesian authors; there is a 100% APC waiver for a manuscript whose first author is a foreigner.

The author(s) can transfer the fee of APC to the following bank account
Bank account number: 1549-01-000043-56-2
Account holder: Applied Business Research (IJABR)

The payment proof should be sent through email to


Language Editing Services

In order to maintain the language quality of the manuscripts, the IJABR highly recommends that the authors use Language Editing Services prior to submission.  Real-time services, such as those included in Microsoft Office software and offered by can highlight awkward/difficult language and offer editorial suggestions.  Further, a number of the major publishing organizations offer professional academic editing services for this purpose



The IJABR treats plagiarism as a serious issue. The plagiarism of the works of other authors is unethical, and it is potentially damaging to the reputation of the publisher, the author, and the author’s institution. Articles containing plagiarism will be retracted from publication and will be reported to the proper authorities. Being found guilty of intentional plagiarism can negate a lifetime of achievements so it should be taken very seriously. The IJABR scans every submitted article through plagiarism detection software (Turnitin or iThenticate) and recommends that authors use their own software to ensure such errors do not occur.


Open Acces Policy

The International Journal of Applied Business Research is a peer-reviewed journal with open access. The article processing or delivery of the manuscript is submitted to the manager or editor through an online system or by using the OJS Open Access publishing model, and this journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public in order to supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Authors must also agree to our open access policy.

This journal is an open-access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or institutions. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, and link to full-text articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or author.