The TAWARIKH: International Journal for Historical Studies has been accredited by Ditjen Dikti Kemdikbud RI (Directorate-General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia) for period of 2012 to 2017.
The TAWARIKH journal was firstly published on October 28, 2009. Since April 2012 edition, it has been joining publication between ASPENSI (the Association of Indonesia Scholars of History Education) in Bandung and the Department of History Education, Faculty of Education and Teacher Training UVRI (Veteran University of the Republic of Indonesia) in Makassar.
For further information about the result of accreditation, it is able to be searched at: http://img.dikti.go.id/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/lampiran-SK-Jurnal-Periode-II-Tahun-2012-cd1.pdf
“Alhamdulillah (thanks God) that having struggled to publish regularly every April and October, the TAWARIKH journal finally has been accredited”, said Anzar Abdullah, M.Pd. as Deputy Editor-in-Chief and also Senior Lecturer at the Department of History Education UVRI in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia.
The TAWARIKH journal is one of the academic journals published by ASPENSI in Bandung. Beside the TAWARIKH, there are some academic journal such as: SOSIOHUMANIKA: Jurnal Pendidikan Sains Sosial dan Kemanusiaan (Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences); EDUCARE: International Journal for Educational Studies; ATIKAN: Jurnal Kajian Pendidikan (the Journal of Educational Studies); and SUSURGALUR: Jurnal Kajian Sejarah & Pendidikan Sejarah (Journal of the History Education & Historical Studies).
Meanwhile, according to Haji Didin Saripudin, Ph.D., as Secretary-General of the ASPENSI and also Senior Lecturer at the Department of History Education UPI (Indonesia University of Education) in Bandung, those academic journals – especially SOSIOHUMANIKA and EDUCARE – will also propose the accreditation process to Ditjen Dikti Kemdikbud RI starting at 2013.
“I belief that all academic journals published by ASPENSI, Insya Allah will be accredited by Ditjen Dikti Kemdikbud RI”, Didin said optimistically. [AS]