About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The International Journal of Guidance and Counseling (IJAGC) publishes articles that contribute to the development of theoretical and practical guidance and counseling in all settings. Articles to be published can be in the form of research or literature review.

This Journal is published twice a year (January and July) by Department of Guidance and Counseling, Faculty of Teachers Trainning and Education, Universitas Mercu Buana Yogyakarta in collaboration with Indonesian Association of Guidance and Counseling (ABKIN)

IJGAC Editor is very open in accepting articles related to our scope. Among them are:

Application of school counseling (Theory, Practice, and Research)
Guidance and Counseling in all domain (Personal, Social, Academic, and Career)
Guidance and Counseling in all setting (Trends, Assesment, Curriculum, Management, Development, Innovation, Technology, Evaluation and Supervision)
Mental Health in Society
Human Resource Development
Ethics & Legal Issue in Counseling
Educational Counseling and Psychology
Multicultural in Counseling and Education
Community Counseling & Psychology

Peer Review Process

All submitted manuscripts are read by the editorial staff. The review process uses double blind review system. Those manuscripts evaluated by editors to be inappropriate to journal criteria are rejected promptly without external review. Manuscripts evaluated to be of potential interest to our readership are sent to reviewers. The editors then make a decision based on the reviewers recommendation from among several possibilities: rejected, require major revision, need minor revision, or accepted.

Publication Frequency

January and July

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.