Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

FUADUNA: Jurnal Kajian Keagamaan dan Kemasyarakatan is a journal that publishes scientific articles in accordance with the Study Program at the Faculty of Usuluddin, Adab, and Da'wah. It focuses mainly on the related issues to Quran and Hadits, Islamic philosophy and thoughts, culture and social studies, Islamic history studies, and dakwah and communications studies. It encourages articles that employ a multi-disciplinary approach to those topics. Scholars that are concerned with Islam and its manifestation throughout Muslim history and geography can submit their article to FUADUNA and use this open access journal as a valuable resource in this field.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Every article that goes to the editorial staff will be selected through Initial Review processes by Editorial Board. Then, the articles will be sent to the Peer- Reviewer and will go to the next selection by Peer-Review Process. After that, the articles will be returned to the authors to revise. These processes take a month for a maximum time. In the each manuscript, Mitra Bebestari/ peer reviewer will be rated from the substantial and technical aspects. Pee-reviewer that collaboration with Islam Transformative Journal is the experts in the Islamic Studies areas and issues around it. They were experienced in the prestigious journal management and publication that was spread around the national and abroad.

 Manuscript processing time in FUADUNA; Jurnal Kajian Keagamaan dan Kemasyarakatan:

  1. The author has 10 days waiting period on the first article submission, the section editor will decide whether the article needs to be revised or not
  2. Section editor needs 10 days to examine the article based on Islam Transformative author guideline
  3. The author has 15 days to revise the article consistent with the Islam Transformative author guideline
  4. The revised article given to the editor to be reviewed, the editorial team needs 15 days to finish the review.
  5. If the article Declined, section editor has 7 days to inform the author regarding the editorial team decision
  6. If the article Revision Required, the editorial team will proceed the article to the reviewer
  7. Reviewer has 30 days to review the article divided into two times review and provide the decision, Accepted or Declined
  8. The editorial team discusses the final decision in an editorial team meeting whether the articles recommended by the reviewers proceed to be Published or Declined. The editorial team has 20 days to make the final decision.
  9. The soon-to-be-published articles, lay-outed by the section editor for 30 days
  10. Author has 3 days to confirm the layout result.
  11. Section editor publishes the accepted articles.


Publication Frequency

FUADUNA; Jurnal Kajian Keagamaan dan Kemaysarakatan is published by Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Bukittinggi Twice a Year; June and December all online.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public which supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. All the published Open Access articles will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download. We are continuously working with our author communities to select the best choice of license options, currently being defined for this journal as follows: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)




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Publication Ethics

FUADUNA; Jurnal Kajian Keagamaan dan Kemasyarakatan which focuses on interdisciplinary of Islamic study approach is used as an instrument to address and solve contemporary reality or some issues such as, Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Thought, Islamic Education, Islamic Social and Culture Issues, Islamic Laws Issues, and others.

In order to achieve best practice,FUADUNA; Jurnal Kajian Keagamaan dan Kemasyarakatan follows the COPE Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors and the Code of Conduct for Journal Publishers.

The Responsibilities of Editor

  1. The editor is responsible to decide an eligible article to be published through the board meetings.
  2. The editor is guided by the editorial policy of the journal and is limited by applicable legal requirements regarding defamation, copyright infringement, and plagiarism.
  3. In the process of receiving articles, the editing team is based on the principle of equality of treatment.
  4. In the review process of journal and decision-making of publication (articles), the editing team does not distinguish race, gender, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, or political ideology of the author.
  5. Editor and editorial team will not disclose any information about the submitted articles except with the author's permission.
  6. Unpublished articles will not be used for the editor's research and will be returned directly to the author.

The Responsibilities of the Reviewer

  1. The reviewers assist editors in making editorial decisions on submitted articles.
  2. Reviewer is responsible for the review recommendations.
  3. Review of paper is done objectively and supported by clear arguments.
  4. A reviewer is responsible for quotes, references, and plagiarism of the articles.
  5. Reviewer keeps the confidentiality of information for personal gain.

The Responsibilities of author

  1. The author must present his or her article of thought or research, honestly, and without plagiarism, and data manipulation.
  2. The author is responsible for the submitted confirmation of the articles that have been written.
  3. The author must comply with the requirements of the publication in the form of originality of the work, not plagiarism, and the article has not been published in other journals or publications.
  4. The author points out the references of the cited opinions and works of others.
  5. The author writes the paper or article ethically, honestly, and responsibly by applicable scientific authorship rules.
  6. Authors are prohibited from sending/publishing the same article in more than one journal or publication.
  7. The author does not object if the paper goes through editing without changing the substance or basic idea of writing.

The Responsibilities of Publisher

  1. Pusat Penelitian dan Publikasi Ilmiah LP2M IAIN Bukittinggi as a publisher of FUADUNA; Jurnal Kajian Keagamaan dan Kemasyarakatan is responsible for publishing articles after going through the process of editing, peer review, layout in accordance with the rules of publishing scientific journals.
  2. Pusat Penelitian dan Publikasi Ilmiah LP2M IAIN Bukittinggi as a publisher of FUADUNA; Jurnal Kajian Keagamaan dan Kemasyarakatan is responsible for ensuring academic freedom for editors and reviewers in carrying out their duties.
  3. Pusat Penelitian dan Publikasi Ilmiah LP2M IAIN Bukittinggi as a publisher of FUADUNA; Jurnal Kajian Keagamaan dan Kemasyarakatan is responsible for maintaining privacy and protecting intellectual property and copyright, and editorial freedom.


Plagiarims Policy

Every submitted paper will go through plagiarism screening by Turnitin Checker. A maximum of 30% similarities are allowed, and above that will be returned to authors for correction.


Article Publication Charges

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are not required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.


Article Publication: 0.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will not be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publication costs.