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Author Guidelines

1. The article must be scientific, either based on the empirical research or conceptual ideas. The content of the article have not published yet in any Journal, and should not be submitted simultaneously to another Journal. Article should not be part of fully one chapter of the theses or dissertation.

2. Article must be in the range between 15-20 pages, not including title, abstract, keywords, and bibliography

3. Article consisting of the various parts: i.e. title, the author’s name(s) and affiliation(s), abstract (200-250 words), Keywords (maximum 5 words), introduction, description and analysis, conclusion, and bibliography.

  • Title should not be more than 15 words
  • Author s name(s) should be written in the full name without academic title (degree), and completed with institutional affiliation(s) as well as corresponding address (e-mail address).
  • Abstract consisting of the discourses of the discipline area; the aims of article; methodology (if any); research finding; and contribution to the discipline of areas study. Abstract should be written in English.
  • Introduction consisting of the literature review (would be better if the research finding is not latest than ten years) and novelty of the article; scope and limitation of the problem discussed; and the main argumentation of the article.
  • Discussion or description and analysis consisting of reasoning process of the article s main argumentation.
  • Conclusion should be consisting of answering research problem, based on the theoretical significance/conceptual construction
  • All of the bibliography used should be written properly

4.Citation’s style used is the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th Edition (we use APA 6th start from Volume 2, Number 2, December 2018) and should be written in the model of body note (author(s), year), following to these below examples:

In the bibliography:
Tagliacozzo, E. (2013). The Longest Journey: Southeast Asian and the Pilgrimage to Mecca. New York: Oxford University Press.

In the citation:
(Tagliacozzo, 2013)

b.Edited book(s)
In the bibliography:
Pranowo, M. B. (2006). “Perkembangan Islam di Jawa.” In Menjadi Indonesia 13 Abad Eksistensi Islam di Bumi Nusantara, Komaruddin Hidayat dan Ahmad Gaus AF, eds., 406-444. Jakarta: Mizan dan Yayasan Festival Istiqlal.

In the citation:
(Pranowo, 2006)

In the bibliography:
Sukanta, P.O., ed. (2014). Breaking the Silence: Survivors Speak about 1965-66 Violence in Indonesia (translated by Jemma Purdey). Clayton: Monash University Publishing. Diakses dari Survivors+Speak+about+1965%E2%80%9366+Violence+in+Indonesia/183/OEBPS/cop. htm, tanggal 31 Maret 2016.

In the citation:
(Sukanta, 2014)

d.Article of the Journal
a.Printing Journal
In the bibliography:
Reid, A. (2016). “Religious Pluralism or Conformity in Southeast Asia’s Cultural Legacy.” Studia Islamika 22, 3: 387-404. DOI:......................................................................

In the citation:
(Reid, 2016)

In the bibliography:
Crouch, M. (2016). “Constitutionalism, Islam and the Practice of Religious Deference: the Case of the Indonesian Constitutional Court.” Australian Journal of Asian Law 16, 2: 1-15. diakses 31 Maret 2016. DOI:................................
In the citation:
(Crouch, 2016)

5. In writing the citation’s would be better and suggested to use software of citation manager, like Mendeley, Zotero, End-Note, Ref-Works, Bib-Text, and so forth, with following standard of American Psychological Association 6t Edition.

6. Arabic transliteration standard used International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. For detailed transliteration could be seen at

7. Article must be free from plagiarism; through attached evidence (screenshot) that article has been verified through anti-plagiarism software, but not limited to the plagiarism checker (


All submitted manuscripts will be double-checked for plagiarism using at least two anti-plagiarism softwares and Academic Journal of Da'wa and Communication unique detection of plagiarism. The submitted manuscripts written under the same 100% or less condition as other published manuscripts would be blacklisted.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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