• Manuscripts should not be less than 5000 words and not more than 8000 words (excluding references, author/s biodata and appendix). Manuscripts that do not adhere to this will not be considered for review. Each manuscript must have an abstract (between 200-250 words) and 5 key words. Papers in Malay must have an abstract and title in English with similar abstract content.
  • Authors are required to send manuscript in word.docx and PDF format.
  • To facilitate the blind review process, please ensure that the authors’ names do not appear anywhere in the manuscript or in the filename. Authors’ names, designations and institutional addresses should be in a separate file. Please indicate the corresponding author of the manuscript : Nor Fariza Mohd Nor a* Afendi Hamat b
  • Authors are to check manuscripts for accuracy of language before submitting to the journal. The Editorial Board will not edit submitted manuscripts for style or language.
  • Papers submitted to GEMA Online® Journal of Language Studies must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere, either in electronic or printed form. The corresponding author should declare this when submitting the paper to the Chief Editor.
  • Upon submission of a paper, the author/authors are to provide the editorial board with names of three reviewers from different institutions, complete with their addresses, designations and email addresses.
  • We do not encourage multiple submissions. An author may publish ONLY in alternate issues of GEMA Online® Journal of Language Studies. The rule remains in case of co-authorship.
  • The Editorial Board reserves the right to make editorial changes to any manuscript accepted for publication to enhance clarity and style.
  • Manuscripts that do not adhere to any of the SUBMISSION GUIDELINES will not be considered for review.
  • The editorial board has the final decision to  accept or decline papers. 
  • Authors who are found to have plagiarised may be banned from publishing in this journal for a period to be decided  by the Editorial Board. If payment has been made, fee will not be refunded. 
  • Papers which are submitted to GEMA Online® Journal of Language Studies will be charged Article Processing Charge (APC) if it is ACCEPTED for publication.

         1. Paper written in English - MYR1000.00 (USD300)

         2. Paper written in Bahasa Melayu (BM) - MYR500.00 (USD150)