Widyakala is a scientific journal with interdisciplinary studies within the scope of ten study programs at Universitas Pembangunan Jaya (UPJ) as a contribution to the three principal scientific patterns of UPJ which are also the core of UPJ excellence: Humanist human development (Liberal Arts), Sustainable eco-development, and Entrepreneurship (LSE).

This journal is published with ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) based on the Decree from LIPI (Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia) with SK No. 0005.25978624/JI.3.1/SK.ISSN/2017.09 - 19 September 2017 (starting from Vol. 4, No. 2, September 2017). The ID number of the journal is 1493784283 for online (http://u.lipi.go.id/1493784283). It has been published for the first time (Volume 1) in 2014 (ID Number: 1362049903) for the printed version.

The focus of the study selected by the Widyakala Journal is Urban Development and Urban Lifestyle. The paper is published twice a year every March and September by Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian Masyarakat (LP2M), Universitas Pembangunan Jaya. This journal is open to scholars, researchers, academics, and practitioners widely to contribute ideas and the latest research findings in the form of papers into the Journal in accordance with the theme carried or focused.

Specifically, the scopes of the journal include, but are not limited to, the following fields.

  • Climate change dan global warming
  • Ecology and sustainable development
  • Waste and water management
  • Environmental economics and policy
  • Renewable and sustainable energy
  • Social sciences, humanities, and social impact assessment
  • Green construction and sustainable development
  • Earth and environmental technologies
  • Remote sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Smart system, information and communication technologies
  • Product design and materials, arts, multimedia, and branding concepts
  • Urban governance and air pollution
  • Impacts of globalization and financial crises
  • Poverty alleviation, equality and health and well being
  • Entrepreneurship phenomenon and challenges
  • Architectural issues

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Regular: Call For Papers: Widyakala Journal Vol. 8 No. 1 (March 2021)


We invite scholars, researchers and academics to publish the research results in the Widyakala Journal Vol. 8, Issue 1 published in March 2021.

Widyakala opens to receive a paper with a similarity below 20% and written with IMRaD (Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion) rules. The journal limits itself to accepting papers in the form of literature reviews. Paper with data collection/experimentation, analysis, and system design is very much expected. Papers written in English are very welcome. When submitting the paper, please also submit a signed copyright form for all the authors listed in the paper. Should you have questions, feel free to send by email to the Editor (widyakala.journal@upj.ac.id). 

How to submit a paper to Widyakala

Register on logon to the Widyakala system (https://ojs.upj.ac.id/index.php/journal_widya/author/submit/1). The manuscript flow can be seen here.

Step 1. Starting the Submission:

  • Journal section: Articles
  • Submission Checklist: tick all (v)
  • Comment for the editor (optional): Write a sentence to the editor for paper submission (title, topics, etc.), and then save and continue.
Step 2. Uploading the Submission:
  • Submission File: upload your file in MS Word (*.docx) with the correct journal template, and then save and continue.
Step 3. Entering the Submission's Metadata
  • Form language: English or Bahasa Indonesia and click Submit
  • Authors: complete it, especially with a star (*)
  • Add author: input it if you have co-authors
  • Title and Abstract:
    • Title: write your paper title or copy-paste from MS word
    • Abstract: write your abstract or copy-paste from MS word
    • Contributors and Supporting Agencies: write it if your work is sponsored by agencies, for example, RISTEK DIKTI, LPPM, etc.
    • References: copy-paste your used references from your manuscript. This is important to appear for an indexing process. Then save and continue
Step 4. Upload supplementary file
  • Upload your signed copyright form here, click upload.
Step 5. Confirming the Submission
  • Click “Finish Submission
Posted: 2020-09-28
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Vol 7, No 2 (2020): Urban Development & Urban Lifestyle

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Michael Christian, Halim Agung
M. Adhi Makayasa, Tigor Sitorus, Chairul Muriman Setyabudi
Gita Widya Laksmini Soerjoatmodjo
Margaretha Pink Berlianto