Journal of Pragmatics and Discourse Research

Journal titleJournal of Pragmatics and Discourse Research 
Publication FrequencyContinuous publication in two issues per year (January-February and July-August)
Citation AnalysisScopusDimensionsGoogle Scholar
IndexingICI Copernicus;  SINTA; GARUDA; DimensionsGoogle Scholar 
Subject AreaPragmatics, Discourse Analysis, and Critical Discourse Analysis (Communication, Technology, Media, Education, Psycology and Beyond) - 
Editor-in-ChiefProf. Yohan Kurniawan (Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia)     , with Wahyudi Rahmat (Universitas PGRI Sumatera Barat, Indonesia)      
PublisherPPJB-SIP (Perkumpulan Pengelola Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia serta Pengajarannya) with Linguist List:  the International Linguistics Community Online
National AccreditationSINTA 3 on SINTA: Science and Technology Index - see Decree of Accreditation

Journal of Pragmatics and Discourse Research (2828-4755) is a peer-reviewed interdiciplinary journal of language studies. An unparalleled beacon in the realm of linguistic research with a global purview, it is committed to advancing linguistic knowledge while aligning with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly in the pragmatics and discourse of multiculturalism. As a rigorously peer-reviewed journal, we are steadfast in our commitment to maintaining the highest standards of academic integrity and excellence. Every submission, whether it be research papers, case studies, theoretical reviews, or book reviews, undergoes a meticulous evaluation by leading experts, ensuring that only the most groundbreaking and robust research graces our pages.

In the vast sea of academic publications, the Journal of Pragmatics and Discourse Research stands out as the definitive authority, setting the gold standard for scholarship in the complex interplay of linguistic diversity within multicultural societies and global dynamics while contributing to the broader objectives of the SDGs. With an esteemed roster of contributors from the world's top institutions and a diverse, global readership, we are the chosen platform for the brightest minds in linguistics.

From delving into the nuances of multilingual societies, including the expression of multiculturalism in pragmatics and discourse, to pioneering the intersections of communication, technology, media, education, psychology, and language preservation within diverse cultural contexts, we lead the discourse. We consistently push the boundaries of what's known and challenge conventions, in line with the SDGs and the celebration of multiculturalism. Each article, whether it's a research paper, a case study, a theoretical review, or a book review, is a testament to our unwavering dedication to excellence, innovation, and the rigorous publication process that underpins our reputation.

ASJC Code: 3310 - Linguistics and Language

By choosing the Journal of Pragmatics and Discourse Research, you align with the pinnacle of linguistic research and contribute to the broader goals of sustainable development, celebrating linguistic and cultural diversity in multicultural societies. Whether a seasoned academic, emerging scholar, or passionate enthusiast, this is where your linguistic journey reaches its zenith while exploring the rich tapestry of multiculturalism. Join us in our mission, and be part of an enduring legacy of excellence that continually shapes the global linguistic narrative and advances the SDGs in the context of multiculturalism.

Journal of Pragmatics and Discourse Research has been accredited SINTA 3  (2023) by the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, the Republic of Indonesia started from Volume 1 Number 1 (2021). The last accreditation is valid until 2025. In addition, the Journal of Pragmatics and Discourse Research (JPDR) has also been indexed in dimensions, ICI Copernicus and several other International indexers. Indexation can be seen on the foot page of this journal. Currently, articles published by the Journal of Pragmatics and Discourse Research (JPDR) have been cited in Scopus publications as many as 42 citations. It can be seen at the following link

The first authors or co-authors of this journal came from 9 different countries during its three years of publication (Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, South Africa, Taiwan, Japan, the United States, Norway, Scotland and China).  

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Currently, the Journal of Pragmatics and Discourse Research has been cited 42 times in Scopus Since January 2021. More details can be seen at the following link

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1. Possess a doctoral degree in a discipline related closely to the journal
2. Hold a teaching or research position at a university or academic institution
3. Be fluent in academic and professional English
4. Have a strong interest in the scholarly journal
5. Work quickly and accurately under tight deadlines
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7. Publish at least three articles in a national or international journal in the past two years.
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Peer reviews performance:

Average time to decision following external review - 60 days
Average time from submission to acceptance - 72 days
Average time from acceptance to publication - 21 days


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Posted: 2023-12-26
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