Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

This academic journal is published by the Department of Sharia Financial Management, Faculty of Islamic Economics and Business at UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung. The journal serves as a platform for researchers, academics, and practitioners interested in the fields of Sharia Economics and Business, Sharia Finance and Banking, as well as Sharia Accounting, and related disciplines. It is intended to foster discussions on ideas, current issues, and challenges in these areas.

Furthermore, the journal aims to contribute to addressing societal issues, bridging the gap between theory and practice, and more. The scope of this journal emphasizes studies on Sharia Financial Management and related fields, including but not limited to:

  1. Sharia Financial Management
  2. Management
  3. Economics
  4. Accounting
  5. Sharia Business
  6. Sharia Banking
  7. Sharia Capital Markets
  8. Sharia Wealth Management
  9. Issues related to the Implementation/Practice of Sharia in Islamic Banking
  10. Zakat and Waqf, Takaful, Corporate Sharia Finance
  11. Sharia Risk Management
  12. Sharia Financing Management
  13. Islamic Business Ethics
  14. Sharia Accounting
  15. Other relevant interdisciplinary fields.

The journal aims to facilitate scholarly discussions and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in these fields.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

The peer review process involves a collaborative assessment conducted by the editor and peer reviewers. The following outlines the steps of the peer review process:

  1. Manuscripts submitted by authors must align with the journal's focus and scope and adhere to the writing guidelines of Finansha Journal.
  2. The editorial team conducts an initial review of submitted articles, and the editor evaluates whether they meet the criteria set by Finansha Journal.
  3. Articles that do not conform to the journal's criteria are promptly rejected without external review.
  4. Articles deemed potentially engaging for readers undergo peer review.
  5. Each article is independently reviewed by at least two reviewers. In specific cases, the editor may send the article to a third reviewer before making a decision if necessary.
  6. The editor then makes a publication decision based on the reviewers' recommendations, which may include acceptance, acceptance with revisions, sending for re-review, transferring to another journal, or rejection.
  7. All manuscripts must be free from plagiarism. Authors are advised to use plagiarism detection software for similarity checks. The editor examines plagiarism detection results using Turnitin software.

The publication process for authors' articles is as follows:

  1. Authors submit their manuscripts.
  2. Editorial evaluation (some articles may be rejected or returned before the review process).
  3. Peer-review process.
  4. Editor's decision.
  5. Confirmation to the authors.



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Publication Frequency

Finansha: Journal of Sharia Financial Management is published twice a year, in June and December, both in online and print formats.


Article Publication Charge

Finansha does not charge any fees for authors and readers.


Screening Plagiarism

Finansha will not tolerate any form of plagiarism. Authors must thoroughly understand publication ethics regarding plagiarism. To ensure that your paper is free from plagiarism, we will undertake at least two steps:

  1. Quick assessment using Turnitin plagiarism detection software.
  2. Comprehensive evaluation by the editor


Reference Management

The Finansha Scientific Journal utilizes Mendeley and Zotero reference management software for citation and bibliography writing.


Publication Ethics

Finansha is a peer-reviewed journal, consistently published twice a year (starting in 2020) by the Faculty of Islamic Economics and Business, State Islamic University Sunan Gunung Djati. It is available online as an open access source as well as in print. This statement explains the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing articles in this journal, including authors, editor-in-chief, editorial board, reviewers, and publishers (Faculty of Islamic Economics and Business, State Islamic University Sunan Gunung Djati)

This statement based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

Publishing articles on Finansha is an important building block in the development of a coherent and respected knowledge network. This is a direct reflection of the quality of the author's work and the institutions that support it. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree on standards of ethical behavior that are expected for all parties involved in the act of publishing: authors, editors, reviewers, publishers, and the public.

As a publisher of Finansha, the Faculty of Islamic Economics and Business, Sunan Gunung Djati State Islamic University takes its guardianship duties over all stages of publishing seriously and acknowledges ethical and other responsibilities. The Faculty of Islamic Economics and Business at Sunan Sunan Gunung Djati State Islamic University is committed to ensuring that advertising, reprints, or other commercial revenues have no influence or influence on editorial decisions.

Publication decisions

The editor of the Finansha: Finansha- Journal of Sharia Financial Management  is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair play

An editor at any time evaluates manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.


The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest 

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not use in an editor's research without the express written consent of the author.

Duties of Peer-Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions

Peer-reviewers assist the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also help the author in improving the paper.


Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.


Any manuscripts received for review must be considered as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorised by the editor.

Standards of Objectivity

Peer-review process should conduct objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Peer-reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument reported should accompany by the appropriate citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer-review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Peer-reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.


Duties of Authors

Reporting standards

Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.

Data Access and Retention

Authors are asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data (consistent with the ALPSP-STM Statement on Data and Databases), if practicable, and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.

Originality and Plagiarism

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original actions and if the authors have used the works, or words of others that this has appropriately cited or quoted.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

An author should not, in general, publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same paper concurrently to more than one journal constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be provided. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Paper

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the article and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Fundamental errors in published works

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.