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.


Al-Istinbath: Jurnal Hukum Islam encompasses a broad range of research topics in Islamic law: Islamic Family Law, Islamic Criminal Law, Islamic Politics, Islamic Justice, Legal Assistence in Islam, Fiqh dan Ushul Fiqh.

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 Al-Istinbath : Jurnal Hukum Islam is independently reviewed by at least two reviewers in the form of "blind 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...

Article Processing Charges

Every article submitted to Al-Istinbath: Jurnal Hukum Islam will not have any Article Processing Charge.