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Walisongo Journal of Chemistry (WJC) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles and review articles in all areas of pure chemistry, both in quantitative and qualitative research.


This journal specifies in ten fields of chemistry:
1. Organic Chemistry
2. Inorganic Chemistry
3. Physical Chemistry
4. Analytical Chemistry
5. Environmental Chemistry
6. Chemometrics and Computational Chemistry
7. Food and Natural Product Chemistry
8. Pharmaceutical Chemistry
9. Biochemistry
10. Material and biopolymer

Published articles must have passed the editorial selection process, review of expert editors, and editing.


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Walisongo Journal of Chemistry (WJC) is a journal that implement the peer review process. All articles submitted to this journal will be reviewed in a closed (blind review) by a minimum of two reviewers (associate editor). The response from the reviewer will be the consideration for the editor (editorial board) to determine whether an article can be published (accepted), published if revised or discarded (rejected). The returned articles must be upgraded by the authors. After the authors make improvements in accordance with feedback from reviewer, the author should resend (re-submit) and will be reviewed again. To avoid plagiarism all articles submitted to Walisongo Journal of Chemistry (WJC) will be checked with anti plagiarism software. For review guidelines can be downloaded here


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This journal publish two issues annually (on July and December). Article which accepted in this journal can be written in Bahasa or in English Language.


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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.


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This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...


bookmark_border Walisongo Journal of Chemistry

Walisongo journal of chemistry (WJC) is a peer reviewed and open access journal published by Chemistry Department, faculty of Science and Technology, Universitas Islam Negeri Walisongo Semarang.

This journal specifies in ten fields of chemistry Organic, Inorganic, Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Chemometrics and Computational Chemistry, Food and Natural Product Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Biochemistry, and also Material and biopolymer.

This journal publish two issues annually (on July and December). All Articles accepted in this journal can be written in Bahasa or English.


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Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

Walisongo Journal of Chemistry (WJC), is a peer-reviewed journal, published twice a year by Program Studi Kimia, Fakultas Sains dan Teknologi, Universitas Islam Negeri Walisongo Semarang, Indonesia (the Departement of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Walisongo State Islamic University Semarang, Indonesia). It is available online as open access sources as well as in print. This statement clarifies ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the editor-in-chief, the editorial board, the reviewer, and the publisher.

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of an article in Walisongo Journal of Chemistry (WJC) is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a clear reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific methods. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the editor, the reviewer, the publisher, and the society. The publisher of Walisongo Journal of Chemistry (WJC), is obliged to guard all stages of publishing seriously and recognizes its ethical standards and other responsibilities. the Departement of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Walisongo State Islamic University Semarang, Indonesia is committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions.

Publication decisions

The editor of the Walisongo Journal of Chemistry (WJC) is responsible for deciding the best and eligible articles to be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding label, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making their decisions.

Fair play

An editor at any time evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.



The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.

Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions

Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.


Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.


Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

Standards of Objectivity

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

Duties of Authors

Reporting standards

Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.

Originality and Plagiarism

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Paper

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

Fundamental errors in published works

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.


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Checking the plagiarism is one of the main steps before publishing the paper. To avoid Plagiarism, every submitted manuscript will be screened by Turnitin. The manuscript is passed if the similarity is less than 25%.


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All articles published in our journal is free of charge or free of publication.

If accepted for publication, authors are not required to pay an Article Processing Charge to contribute to review costs, editing and layout. Beside that, there are also no article submission charges.


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The manuscript that is submitted to Walisongo Journal of Chemistry must use the manager's reference application: Mendeley.

WJC: Walisongo Journal of Chemistry
Published by the Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Science and Technology
Universitas Islam Negeri Walisongo Semarang
Jl Prof. Dr. Hamka Kampus II Ngaliyan Semarang 50185
Phone: +62 857-4272-8650

ISSN: 2549-385X (Print)
ISSN: 2621-5985 (Online)

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

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