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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.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • We will not send this manuscript to other journals if it is still in the process of reviewing the NuCE Journal


All submissions should be made online at the NUSANTARA CIVIL ENGINEERING JOURNAL the url adress http://ojs.poltekba.ac.id/ojs/index.php/nuce/ by using "Make a Submission" button. New users of author will need to create an account. Once logged on to the site authors may make a submission or check the status of the manuscript.


Peer-review and decisions

The journal uses double-blind peer review (neither the authors nor the reviewers know the identity of each other) to avoid bias. See the journal policies Peer review. Author in the manuscripts will be hide during the peer-review process.


After submission all articles are evaluated by the editorial office and may be immediately rejected if they are considered to be out of the journal's scope or otherwise unfit for consideration. Articles which passed initial evaluation will be sent out for external review. Reviewer reports with a decision from the editor will be returned to the authors as soon as possible, but please be patient as reviewing can take up to 60 days.


After review, the editor will make a decision of: reject, accept, or revise. Revisions may be major or minor. If a decision of revision is made, authors are asked to make their revisions as quickly as possible – if there are extensive delays in revising an article then it may be considered a new submission. Revised articles may be sent out for review again, depending on the level of revision requested.


Publication charges

The journal is an open access peer-reviewed journal owned CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OF Balikpapan State Polytechnics. It is completely free of Article Processing Charges (APC) Rp.0,-  to both authors and readers because all publication fees are covered by Journal Owner. See the journal policies Fees and Charges.




Copyright and publication

During submission you will be asked to sign various warranties about the article (see Journal policies). These include affirming that it is original and does not infringe any legal or personal rights (e.g. copyright, or privacy). Authors retain copyright in their articles, but grant JUJATAN  the right of the first publication.


All papers will be published open access under a Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 licence. This ensures that they receive the maximum dissemination because there are no barriers to access. This licence allows readers to disseminate and reuse the paper, but always requires them to grant the authors and the first publication full credit. See the journal policies Open access.



Article types

The journal welcomes all original submissions of articles and reviews that comply with the Aims and Scope of the journal.

All submissions must be original papers, and not be under consideration by a journal elsewhere.

If the paper contains anything that has already been published (e.g. figures) then this must be declared and authors are responsible for obtaining relevant permissions to republish. Evidence of permission granted must be available if requested – see in Reproduction of copyright material.


Template of a manuscript

The paper should be submitted in word documents. The linked <Word template for Anonymized Document> should be used for the preparation of the manuscript for this journal.


The manuscript should include a title of the paper, authors names, institutional affiliations, addresses, e-mails,  identification of the corresponding author, abstract and key words of the paper. Acknowledgements, Funding, Disclosure statement, and Contribution should be provided in the manuscript.


General guidelines

Only In Bahasa (Indonesian) and English language articles are accepted. Authors are responsible for the language quality in their article, and is strongly recommended to have your manuscript checked by a native speaker or an English language specialist before submission, in order to ensure that the language is acceptable.


For all manuscripts non-discriminatory language is mandatory. Sexist or racist terms must not be used.


                    Author Guidelines

Authors should provide the following information: