Jurnal Ilmu Kehutanan (JIK) is a biannual open access journal by the Faculty of Forestry, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia, in cooperation with Indonesia Forestry Scholar Association (PERSAKI). JIK publishes peer-reviewed scientific articles focusing on aspects of forestry and environments, both basic and applied. The Journal intended as a medium for communicating and motivating research activities through scientific papers, including research papers, short communications, and reviews written in either Bahasa Indonesia or English. Jurnal Ilmu Kehutanan (printed version) is accredited by Directorate General of Research Enhancement and Development, Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education No. 85/M/KPT/2020, valid from Vol. 13 No. 2 (2019) until Vol. 18 No. 1 (2024).
For the edition from Vol 16 No 2 2022 onwards, the journal allows the authors to hold the copyright without restrictions and allow the authors to retain publishing rights without restrictions. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.