Journal History

Andalas Journal of International Studies or known as AJIS is an Journal published by Andalas Institute of International Studies (ASSIST). It was initiated in 2012. It aims to provide better understanding and an alternative about global issues, especially in the context of international studies, development, and relations. The first issue was published on May 2012. Since then, it has changed several times in term of journal management and policy for better publication and to be fitted with national and international journal standard.

May 2012, ASSIST published AJIS first volume. At the time the print ISSN was also issued.

November 2013, the management was unable to publish the journal due to an internal issue.

Janury 2014 the management put serious concern on the journal by reorganizing the management. As a result AJIS regularly published the issue on time.

April 2014 the management registered AJIS e-ISSN to LIPI

May 2014 after getting e-ISSN, starting from Volume 3, May 2014 AJIS publish its online version.

From 2014- recently AJIS management kept manage the journal to publish on-time and fullfill national and international journal standard.

January 2018 AJIS Started using Chicago System for its citation format. at the same time, it also used new template for its article fullfill international journal standard 

July 2018 AJIS accredited in The Ministry of Research, Technology, & Higher Education as one of national accredited journals in Indonesia based on decree no 21/E/KPT/2018

April 2019 AJIS started using at least two reviewers per article in peer review process.

May 2019 AJIS got new Ranking in Sinta 2 from previously in Sinta 3 accredited in The Ministry of Research, Technology, & Higher Education as one of national accredited journals in Indonesia based on decree no B/ 1410/E5.2.1/2019 

16 August 2019, AJIS got Insentive from The Ministry of Research, Technology, & Higher Education. based on decree no B/2466/E5/E5.2.1/209

5 Sept 2019, AJIS's application for DOAJ has been accepted

4 April 2020, Restrcturization of AJIS editorial board