Jurnal IPTEK-KOM’s first publication was in 1998 and frequently published twice a year June and December, until now. At the time, BPSDMP Kominfo Yogyakarta was known as Balai Penelitian Pers dan Pendapat Umum (BP3U) under Departemen Penerangan RI (Department of Information of the Republic of Indonesia). At that time, the scope of the journal was communication and media studies. We got our p-ISSN with number 1440-3346.

Since then, the institution of the publisher of IPTEK-KOM changed according to the era of government. From BPPI Yogyakarta (became BPPKI Yogyakarta and finally became BPSDMP Yogyakarta. BPSDMP Kominfo Yogyakarta is a Technical Executive Unit under Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan SDM (Agency of Research and Development of Human Resources), Kementerian Komunikasi dan Informatika RI (the Ministry of Communications and Informatics of the Republic of Indonesia).  

In 2017, Jurnal IPTEK-KOM is going to implement electronically accessed journal system management. The scope is related to information and communication technology, media and communication studies, and public policy. Our e-ISSN is 2527-4902.

Jurnal IPTEK-KOM got the national accreditation from  Kementerian Ristek Dikiti in September 2018 with accreditation number 21/E/KPT/2018, July, 9th 2018. 

Jurnal IPTEK-KOM applied the re-accreditation process in 2020. Based on Accreditation number 148/E/KPT/2020, August, 3th 2020 from the Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education of the Republic Of Indonesia, Jurnal IPTEK-KOM has been accredited in SINTA 2 since Volume 21 No 2 December 2019


In order to improve accreditation quality, Jurnal IPTEK-KOM describe the scope in detail, i.e.

Information and Communication Technology:

  • e-Services (e-business, e-government, e-learning, e-commerce)
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Information Science and Technology
  • Social Informatics
  • Smart City
  • Information Security, Privacy, and Cybercrime
Communication and Media Studies:
  • New Media Studies
  • Digital Literacy
  • Digital Public Relationship
  • Digital Journalism
  • Digital Advertising
  • Digital Broadcasting
Public Policy:
  • Digital Public Policy