Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Indonesian Journal of Halal Research (IJHAR) (p-ISSN: 2656-3754, e-ISSN: 2657-0165) is a scientific journal published by the Halal Center UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung. This journal contains scientific papers from Academics, Researchers, and Practitioners about research on halal. Indonesian Journal of Halal Research (IJHAR) is published twice a year in February and August. The paper is an original script and has a research base on halal. The scope of the paper includes several studies but is not limited to the following study:
• Halal Food and Product
• Halal Medicine
• Halal Tourism
• Halal Lifestyle
• Halal Education
• Sharia Management
• Islamic Finance and Economy
• and other related topics
We invite authors to submit their paper from the original research results, journal reviews, book reviews, and or short communication.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Peer Review Process

1. Any Submitted paper will be reviewed by reviewers

2. Review is done to provide good quality script guarantees. A reviewer is a expert who is deep in understanding with research on Halal or related.

3. Each submitted paper will be reviewed by at least two reviewers

4. Review process employs Double-Blind Review that the Reviewer does not know the author's identity, and the author also does not know the reviewer's identity.

5. The review process will consider novelty, objectivity, methods, scientific impact, conclusions, and references.


Publication Frequency

Journal published on February and August each years (bianually)


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.



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Publication Ethics

Journal Manager Duties and Responsibilities

1. Determining the name of the journal, scope of science, scaling, and accreditation if necessary.

2. Determine the board editor's membership.

3. Define the relationship between publishers, editors, peer reviewer, and others in a contract.

4. Appreciate the things that are confidential, both for contributing researchers, authors / authors, editors, or peer reviewer.

5. Implementing norms and provisions on intellectual property rights, especially copyright.

6. Review the journal policy and submit it to the author, editor board, peer reviewer, and reader.

7. Make code guidelines behave for editors and peer reviewer.

8. Publish the journal regularly.

9. Ensure the availability of funding sources for the sustainability of journal issuance.

10. Build a network of cooperation and marketing.

11. Preparing licensing and other legality aspects.


Duties and Responsibilities of the Editor

1. Meeting the needs of readers and authors.

2. Seeking continuous improvement of the quality of publications,

3. Implementing processes to ensure the quality of published papers,

4. Prioritize freedom of expression,

5. Maintaining the integrity of the author's academic record,

6. Deliver corrections, clarifications, withdrawals and apologies if necessary,

7. Responsible for the style and format of writing, while the contents and all statements in the paper is the responsibility of the author.

8. Actively ask the opinions of authors, readers, peer reviewer, and editor board members to improve the quality of publications,

9. Encourage assessment of the journal if any findings,

10. Support initiatives to reduce research and publication errors by requesting authors to attach an Ethical Clearance form approved by the Ethical Clearance Commission,

11. Support initiatives to educate researchers about ethical publications,

12. Assessing the effect of the publishing policy on the author's attitudes and the peer reviewer and improving them to increase responsibility and minimize errors,

13. Have open minds to new opinions or views of others that may be contrary to personal opinion,

14. Does not defend its own opinion, author or third party which may result in a non objective decision,

15. Encourage authors, in order to make improvements to the paper to be published.


Duties and Responsibilities of Reviewers

1. Obtain the task of the editor to review the paper and submit the review to the editor, as a material to determine the feasibility of a paper to be published.

2. The reviewer shall not review any paper involving him, whether directly or indirectly

3. Maintain the author's privacy by not disseminating the results of corrections, suggestions, and recommendations by providing criticism, suggestions, feedback, and recommendations

4. Encourage authors to make improvements to the papers

5. Reviewing the written works that have been improved in accordance with the standards that have been determined.

6. The papers are reviewed in a timely fashion according to the published style of scriptures (data collection methods, author's legality, conclusions, etc.).


Duties and Responsibilities Author

1. Ensure that the list of authors meets the criteria as the authors.

2. Collectively responsible for the work and the contents of the article include methods, analysis, calculations, and details.

3. Express the origin of the resources (including funding), either directly or indirectly.

4. Explain the limitations in the study

5. Respond to comments made by the partners in professional and timely manner.

6. Inform the editor if it will retract the paper.

7. Make a statement that the papers submitted for publication are original, have not been published anywhere in any language, and are not in the process of submitting to other publishers.


Plagiarism Check

Plagiarism screening will be conducted by Editorial Board using Turnitin software


References Management

Manuscripts are written  by using standard citation application (Mendeley/Endnote/Zotero).

APA (American Psychological Association) reference style is required. More or less 70% references  for  literature reviews should  be  the recent (up to date)  journals published in the last 10 years,  but the rest of  30 % references  can be  cited from  research reports and or articles.