Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope



Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, an official journal from Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Indonesia, aims to disseminate research results and findings in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Practices, also related areas. Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles.


The subject areas covered by the journal are:

  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Pharmacology-Toxicology
  • Social and administrative Pharmacy 


Peer Review Process

All PSR's articles will have the same standard of double blind peer-review for all content submitted. Manuscripts will be reviewed by the Editorial Board and/or independent referee. Decisions regarding the publication of a manuscript will be based on the Board's recommendations. The manuscript will be evaluated based on its appropriateness for PSR, contribution to the discipline, cogency of analysis, conceptual breadth, clarity of presentation and technical adequacy. Manuscripts submitted by members of the journal's Editorial Board are subjected to the same review procedure.


Publication Frequency

Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research published regularly three times annually


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.

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


It is the author's responsibility to ensure that his or her submitted work does not infringe any existing copyright. Authors should obtain permission to reproduce or adapt copyrighted material and provide evidence of approval upon submitting the final version of a manuscript.



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