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Author Guidelines

VARIA Hukum Writing Guidelines 

The article

  1. Does not contain plagiarism elements and has a maximum similarity index of 25%.
  2. Never and is not being published in another journal.
  3. Written in Indonesian or English (using Microsoft Word, Candara 11, 1.15 spaces, B5 paper size).
  4. Submitted via, or sent via email.

A. The article substance and systematics

Articles published in VARIA Hukum are articles that study a problem related to Law, Sharia (Islamic law) and Society. The elements that must exist in the articles are: 1) title, 2) author's name, institution name, and e-mail address, 3) abstract and keywords, 4) introduction, 5) methodology 6) discussion, 7) closing and conclusions, and 8) Bibliography.

B. Writing style

Papers published in VARIA Hukum have a writing style as followed:

  1. A received article is an article written using the MS-Word program, B5 paper, in 15 to 20 pages, with one point one five (1.15) spaces and using Corbel 11 pt font.
  2. The article title is written specifically and effectively, a maximum of 15 Indonesian words or 12 English words.
  3. The abstract is the essence of the paper, written in one paragraph, using Indonesian and English, and a maximum of 150-250 words.
  4. Keywords consist of 3 to 5 keywords that reflect the concepts written in the paper.
  5. The applied tables and graphs must be accompanied by the source and numbering.
  6. Footnote and a bibliography use VARIA Hukum writing guidelines.
  7. The Indonesian or English language used in Asy-Syari‘ah is good and correct Indonesian or English.

C. Footnote style

The applied footnote system in VARIA HUKUM is the Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (Full note) and uses reference management tools Mendeley/Zotero/Endnote).

D. Bibliography

Bibliography in Varia Hukum: Jurnal Forum Studi Hukum dan Kemasyarakatan is arranged alphabetically based on the cited author's last name. The format for writing a bibliography follows the Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (Full note).


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 in Varia Hukum agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. 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 acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. 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).


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


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 an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.