Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Readers interested in a wider range of topics pertaining to Islam’s role in society. The new name embodies an expanded scope for the Journal and reflects that the social sciences and humanities are interrelated and that Islamic engagement with one requires an examination of the other. The Journal therefore welcomes all scholarship pertaining to the myriad ways in which Islam and varied human societies interact.

1. Pancasila education

2. Character education

4. Civic education

5. The research results of Language Learning and Indonesian Literature


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Journal Islamic of Studies and Society(JISS) menjaga standar peer review sekaligus meningkatkan efisiensi proses. The research article submitted to this journal will be double blind reviewed at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript. Decision whether the articles are accepted for publication is determined by the editor based on comments by reviewers.The Editor shall inform you of the results of the review as soon as possible, hopefully Maximun in 30 days.


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.



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Publication Etics

Journal of Islamic Studies and Society (JISS) is a peer-reviewed electronic international journal. This statement clarifies ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer  and the publisher (Universitas Muhammadiyah Semarang).

This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors. Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed Journal of Islamic Studies and Society (JISS) is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society.