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Author Guidelines

You can download the Journal Template here : [DOWNLOAD]The paper sent to our redaction will be considered for publication with the following criteria:

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.

2. Article can be written either in Indonesian or in English. The manuscript is written with font Garamond of font size 11 with one (1) space.

3. Article must be in the range between 15-20 pages, including title, abstract, keywords, and bibliography.

4. 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, resullt and discussion, 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 problem; theory or supposed condition (rule); the aims of article; methodology (if any); research finding; and contribution to the discipline of areas study. Abstract should be written in English and Bahasa.
  • 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 analysis, and result 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

5. The article must be under 20 % check by plagiarism software

6. The article does not contain the results of plagiarism, falsification, and fabrication of data.

7. Citation’s style used is the (Chicago Manual of style 17th Edition) and should follow the format below:

  • Book: Erich Kolig, ed., Freedom of Speech and Islam (Farnham, Surrey, England?: Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014), 200.
  • Journal article: Johan Meuleman, “‘Dakwah’, Competition for Authority, and Development,” Bijdragen Tot de Taal-, Land- En Volkenkunde 167, no. 2/3 (2011): 98.
  • Book Chapter: Alexander Horstmann, “Female Missionaries and Women’s Participation in Southern Thailand’s Chapter of the Tablighi Jama?at,” in Gender and Islam in Southeast Asia, ed. Susanne Schröter (Brill, 2013), 190,
  • Article on the internet: Di Ajeng Laily, “Dakwah Islam Nusantara: Sebuah Jalan Tengah?,” Dakwah Islam di Indonesia, accessed November 7, 2017,
  • Conference paper: Alfitri, "The Constitutional Court Decision in Siyasa Shar`iyya Framework: Reviews These Decisions Can be regarded as the Interpretation of Islamic Law in Indonesia?" paper presented in the 14th Annual International Conference on Islamic Studies, organized by IAIN Samarinda and Diktis MORA RI, 21-24 November 2014.

8. Repeated citation use only the author's last name and pages. Example: Hostmann, 75; Meuleman, 190;

9. The references should be included at the end of the article and arranged alphabetically in which the author's last name is placed in the front. Example: Meuleman, Johan. “‘Dakwah’, Competition for Authority, and Development.” Bijdragen Tot de Taal-, Land- En Volkenkunde 167, no. 2/3 (2011): 236–69.

10. The paper will be reviewed and edited without changing any substantial content.

11. The transliterated paper must be based on the transliterating rules.

12. The rejected paper will be notified to the author via OJS or email.


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.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with Jurnal Dakwah dan Komunikasi agree to the following terms:

  • Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  • Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
  • Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


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Author Fees

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 any Article Publication Process Fee, such as review, layout, copyedit, etc.