Bahastra is a scientific journal which managed by Department of Indonesian Language and Literature Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Ahmad Dahlan University. This journal focuses on the publication of the results of scientific research related to the field of Indonesian language and literature education. Published article originated from internal and external academicians UAD. This journal is published by Universitas Ahmad Dahlan in collaboration with Asosiasi Dosen Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia (ADOBSI), Ikatan Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia (IKAPROBSI), Perkumpulan Pengelola Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia serta Pengajarannya (PPJB-SIP). Bahastra was published twice a year, on April and October. Article which published in Bahastra should meet the requirements set by the Editorial Board of the Bahastra. The Editorial Board has the rights has the right to change the editorial and systematics of writing without changing the substance of the manuscript from the author.
This journal focuses on research or literature review in the following areas. 1. Education Indonesian language and literature, 2. Evaluation of the teaching of Indonesian language and literature, 3. Study of Linguistics (Indonesian), 4. A review of Literature Indonesia.