Publication Ethics


Syarah: Journal of Islamic Law and Economics invites scholars, researchers, and students to contribute the results of their studies and research in the fields related to Islamic law and Economics, which includes textual investigations, both in terms of theory and practice of Islamic law and economics and fieldwork related issues updated with the perspective of the Quran, Hadith, and Ijma. This journal warmly welcomes contributions from scholars from related fields who consider the following general topics;

(1) Sharia Economic Law, (2) Agreement Law in Islam; (3) Comparative Law on Economics; (5) Community Economic Institutions; (6) Civil, Economic, and Business (Conventional) Law; (6) Contemporary Islamic Legal though; (7) The Law of Zakat and Waqf; (8) Anthropological Law and Sociological Law;


Checked Open Submissions

Checked Indexed

Checked Peer Reviewed 


The policies of Syarah: Journal of Islamic Law and Economics Each article received will be reviewed by at least two Reviewers that are experts in the area of the particular paper. Blind Review is applied in the review process, meaning the reviewers have no information about the author's identity. In the review process, the reviewers consider the coherence of the title, abstract, discussion of findings, and conclusion. Reviewers also consider the novelty and scientific impact of the manuscript as well as the references used.   

Jurnal Syarah: Journal of Islamic Law and Economics is published two times a year (January and July)

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle of making research freely available to the public, supporting global knowledge exchange.

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This statement clarifies the ethical behavior of all parties involved in publishing an article in our journals, including the authors, the editors, the peer-reviewers, and the publisher, namely Institut Agama Islam Negeri. 

Section A: Publication and Authorship 

  1. All submitted papers are subject to a strict peer-review process by at least two Reviewers who are experts in the particular paper.
  2. Review processes are blind peer review.
  3. The factors considered in the review are relevance, soundness, significance, originality, readability, and language.
  4. The possible decisions include acceptance, acceptance with revisions, or rejection.
  5. If authors are encouraged to revise and resubmit a submission, there is no guarantee that the revised submission will be accepted.

Rejected articles will not be re-reviewed.
The paper acceptance is constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement, and plagiarism.No research can be included in more than one publication. 

Section B: Authors’ responsibilities

  1. Authors must certify that their manuscripts are their original work.
  2. Authors must certify that the manuscript has not previously been published elsewhere.
  3. Authors must certify that the manuscript is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere. Authors must participate in the peer review process. 
  4. Authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.
  5. All Authors mentioned in the paper must have significantly contributed to the research.
  6. Authors must state that all data in the paper are genuine and authentic.
  7. Authors must notify the Editors of any conflicts of interest.
  8. Authors must identify all sources used in the creation of their manuscripts.
  9. Authors must report any errors they discover in their published paper to the Editors. 

C: Reviewers’ responsibilities

  1. Reviewers should keep all information regarding papers confidential and treat them as privileged information. 
  2. Reviews should be conducted objectively, with no personal criticism of the author.
  3. Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
  4. Reviewers should identify relevant published work that the authors have not cited.
  5. Reviewers should also call to the Editor in Chief’s attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.
  6. Reviewers should not review manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

Section D: Editors’ responsibilities

  1. Editors have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article.
  2. Editors are responsible for the contents and overall quality of the publication.
  3. Editors should always consider the needs of the authors and the readers when attempting to improve the publication.
  4. Editors should guarantee the papers' quality and the academic record's integrity.
  5. Editors should publish errata pages or make corrections when needed.
  6. Editors should have a clear picture of a research’s funding sources.
  7. Editors should base their decisions solely on the paper’s importance, originality, clarity, and relevance to the publication’s scope.
  8. Editors should not reverse their decisions nor overturn the ones of previous editors without serious reason.
  9. Editors should preserve the anonymity of reviewers.
  10. Editors should ensure that all published research material conforms to internationally accepted ethical guidelines.
  11. Editors should only accept a paper when reasonably sure.
  12. Editors should act if they suspect misconduct, whether a paper is published or unpublished, and make all reasonable attempts to persist in obtaining a resolution to the problem.
  13. Editors should accept papers based on suspicions and have proof of misconduct.
  14. Editors should not allow conflicts of interest between staff, authors, reviewers, and board members.

For every article submitted to Syarah: Journal of Islamic Law and Economics, the initial stages of the manuscript will check the plagiarism screening using Turnitin software by an editor. The level of tolerance of similarity should be below 35 percent. If more than 35 percent of the level of similarity, then the editor will reject the submitted articles.

Every article submitted to JDM shall use reference management software e.g. EndNote® or Mendeley.
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