Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The journal aims to explore religious studies and cross-culture, especially in Indonesia. This journal can relate to Religion and Gender, Religion and Radicalism, Religion and Economic, Religion and Social Conflict, Religion and Tourism, Indigenous Religion, World Religion, etc, and using Religious Studies method.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The manuscripts are primarily evaluated by our internal screeners who check the articles for any methodological flaws, format, and their compliance with the journal’s focus and scope. A notification will be sent to the authors with the submission code allocated. All future correspondences should be based on the code. Employing a double-blind peer-review, the articles will be reviewed by at least two peer-reviewers and additional reviewers where it deems necessary. Their comments will be passed to the authors and their responses to the comments along with the reviewers’ comments will then be evaluated by the Editor-in-Chief and the Editorial Board. The final review process will be discussed in the editorial board sessions. Base on the comments, and the journal’s focus and scope, the Editor-in-Chief will decide which articles should be published.


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.


Publication Ethics

he Responsibilities of Editor

  1. The editor is responsible for deciding articles that are eligible to be published through board meetings. The editor is guided by the editorial policy of the journal and is limited by applicable legal requirements regarding defamation, copyright infringement, and plagiarism.
  2. In the process of receiving articles, the editing team is based on the principle of equality of treatment.
  3. In the review process of journal and decision-making of publication (articles), the editing team does not distinguish race, gender, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, or political ideology of the author.
  4. Editor and editorial team will not disclose any information about the submitted paper or articles except with the author's permission.
  5. Unpublished (article) papers will not be used for the editor's research and will be returned directly to the author.

The Responsibilities of the Reviewer
Reviewers assist editors in making editorial decisions on submitted papers/articles

  1. A reviewer is responsible for the review recommendations
  2. Review of paper is done objectively and supported by clear arguments.
  3. A reviewer is responsible for quotes, references, and plagiarism for articles reviewed.
  4. Reviewer keeps the confidentiality of information for personal gain.

The Responsibilities of the author

  1. The author must present his or her article of thought or research, honestly, and without plagiarism, and data manipulation.
  2. The author is responsible for the submitted confirmation of the articles that have been written.
  3. The author must comply with the requirements of the publication in the form of originality of the work, not plagiarism, and the paper/article has not been published in other journals or publications.
  4. The author points out the references to the cited opinions and works of others
  5. The author writes the paper or article ethically, honestly and responsibly, by applicable scientific authorship rules.
  6. Authors are prohibited from sending/publishing the same article in more than one journal or publication.
  7. The author does not object if the paper goes through editing without changing the substance or basic idea of writing.

The Responsibilities of Publisher

  1. UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung as a publisher of Hanifiya is responsible for publishing articles after going through the process of editing, peer review, layout in accordance with the rules of publishing scientific journals.
  2. UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung as a publisher of Hanifiya is responsible for ensuring academic freedom for editors and reviewers in carrying out their duties.
  3. UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung as a publisher of Hanifiya is responsible for maintaining privacy and protecting intellectual property and copyright, and editorial freedom.


Plagiarism Check

Every submitted paper will go through plagiarism screening by Turnitin.


References Management

In writing Citation and bibliography , this journal uses the Mendeley Reference Management Software.