Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The focus of this journal is an effort to load scientific works related to thoughts or studies in the field of Islamic law and actualize and add to the treasure of a better understanding of Islamic law through the publication of articles and research reports.

The journal published in May and November, contains studies about:

  • Islamic law

  • Thought in the field of Islamic Law

  • State and Islamic Law

Section Policies


  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed


  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Unchecked Indexed
  • Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Every manuscript submitted to jurnal Al-Istinbath: Jurnal Hukum Islam is independently reviewed by at least two reviewers in the form of "blind peer review". Decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based upon their reports/recommendation. In certain cases, the editor may submit an article for review to another, third reviewer before making a decision, if necessary.

Publication Frequency

Al-Istinbath : Jurnal Hukum Islam publishes twice a year. Each issue number (issue) amounts to a minimum of five (5) the title.

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 Check

Al-Istinbath Editorial Board will ensure that every published article will not exceed 20% similarity Score. Plagiarism screening will be conducted by Al-Istinbath Editorial Board using Crossref Similarity Check (powered by iThenticate)

Journal Archiving

This journal utilizes the RJI Archive Journal System 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. More...