Journal of Pragmatics and Discourse Research

Journal titleJournal of Pragmatics and Discourse Research 
Publication FrequencyTwo 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 (Sociocultural, Psychology, and Education contexts)
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 International interdisciplinary journal of language studies published January, and July by PPJB-SIP (Perkumpulan Pengelola Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia serta Pengajarannya) and supported by Linguist List:  the International Linguistics Community Online.  Focusing on sociocultural, psychology and education contexts in Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis and Critical Discourse Analysis, this journal aims to provide a venue for language researchers to share theories and views in this area. 

The journal covers emerging issues in Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis. Preference is given to well-researched papers that expand the frontiers of theoretical or empirical knowledge in these disciplines. It is interested in harnessing top-notched research in these fields worldwide and then making them available on open access to readers. The editorial board seeks to conduct high-quality research in Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis through a thoroughly blind peer-review process.  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 31 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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Update info cites in Scopus

Currently, the Journal of Pragmatics and Discourse Research has been cited 31 times in Scopus Since January 2021. More details can be seen at the following link

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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: 2023-11-27
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