Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Istinarah:  Riset Keagamaan, Sosial dan Budaya is a biannual and peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing the many scholarly study, ex Islamic Religion, Social, and Culture from many different perspectives. Particular attention is paid to the works dealing with:

  1. Islamic Religion Studies and Science
  2. Sosial Studies and Science
  3. Culture Studies and Science
  4. Society Phenomena


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The submitted manuscript is first reviewed by an editor. It will be evaluated in the office, whether it is suitable for our focus and scope or has a major methodological flaw. This manuscript will be sent to at least two anonymous reviewers (Double-Blind Review). Reviewers' comments are then sent to the corresponding author for necessary actions and responses. The suggested decision will be evaluated in an editorial board meeting. Afterwards, the editor will send the final decision to the corresponding author.


Publication Frequency

Jurnal Istinarah diterbitkan berkala dua kali setahun, yaitu periode Juni dan Desember


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Plagiarism Screening

In publishing Istinarah: Riset Keagamaan, Sosial dan Budaya strongly against any case of plagiarism on its own merits. Istinarah: Riset Keagamaan, Sosial dan Budaya commits to deterring plagiarism, including self-plagiarism.

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted. Papers found with such problems are automatically rejected and authors are so advised. Also, significant parts of the work have not been published.

Before the author submits the manuscript to Istinarah: Riset Keagamaan, Sosial dan Budaya please at least check first for using a plagiarism checker. When submitting a published article for an originality check, Istinarah: Riset Keagamaan, Sosial dan Budaya recommends using Turnitin Plagiarism Scanner from http://turnitin.com. It is a totally free and easy-to-use step-by-step process. The similarity rate allowed in Istinarah: Riset Keagamaan, Sosial dan Budaya a maximum of 25 percent. Before using Turnitin for the first time, we highly recommend that the author reads the instruction to use this plagiarism detector.


Journal Archiving

This journal utilizes the OneSearch: Indonesia National Library to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.