Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

SINJIE (Salam International Journal of Islamic Education) was published by Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang. It is an open access journal in Doctoral Program of Islamic Education, Directorate of Postgraduate Programs. This journal is available for researchers who want to improve knowledge in those particular areas and intended to spread the knowledge as the result of studies. 

SIJIE Journal is Scientific journal focuses on Quality of teaching and learning in Islamic religious education. It is open for anyone who desire to develop knowledge based on qualified research in any field. Submitted papers are evaluated by anonymous referees by double-blind peer review for contribution, originality, relevance, and presentation. The Editor shall inform you of the results of the review as soon as possible, hopefully within 4 - 12 weeks. The research article submitted to this online journal will be peer-reviewed at least 2 (two) reviewers. The accepted research articles will be available online following the journal peer-reviewing process.All papers submitted to the journal must be written in good English or Arabic. Authors, for whom both English and Arabic are not their native language, are encouraged to have their paper checked before submission for grammar and clarity. The work should not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.  

  1. General Author Guidelines 

All manuscripts must be submitted to Jurnal SIJIE Editorial Office using Online Submission at E-Journal portal address:

where author registers as Author by online. If authors have any problems on the online submission, please contact the Editorial Office at the following email:

Three types of manuscripts are acceptable for publication: Original Research Articles, Short Communication, and Review Articles (not preferable, based on invitation).

  1. Manuscript Template

The manuscript should be prepared according to the following author guidelines in the MS Word article template:

  1. Reviewing of manuscripts

Every submitted paper is independently reviewed by at least two peer-reviewers. The decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based upon their reports/recommendation and made by Editor. If two or more reviewers consider a manuscript unsuitable for publication in this journal, a statement explaining the basis for the decision will be sent to the authors within three months of the submission date.

  1. Revision of manuscripts

Manuscripts sent back to the authors for revision should be returned to the editor without delay. Revised manuscripts can be sent to the editorial office through the Online Submission Interface ( The revised manuscripts returned later than three months will be considered as new submissions.

  1. Editorial Office of Jurnal Sijie

All correspondences should be sent to the following Editorial Office:

I’anatut Thoifah  (Editor-in-Chief)

Editorial Office
Doctoral Program of Islamic Education, Directorate of Postgraduate Programs
University Muhammadiyah of Malang
Jl. Tlogomas No 246 Malang, Jawa Timur, Indonesia
Phone (+62) 341464318 ex 171


  1. Guideline for Online Submission

The author should first register as Author and is offered as Reviewer through the following address:

The author should fulfill the form as detail as possible where the star marked form must be entered. After all form textbox was filled, Author clicks on “Register” button to proceed the registration. Therefore, Author is brought to the online author submission interface where Author should click on “New Submission”. In the Start, a New Submission section, click on “’Click Here’: to go to step one of the five-step submission process”. The following are five steps in the online submission process:

  1. Step 1 - Starting the Submission: Select the appropriate section of the journal, i.e. Original Research Articles, Review Article, or Short Communication. Thus, the author must check-mark on the submission checklists. An author should type or copy-paste Covering Letter in Letter to Editor.
  2. Step 2 – Uploading the Submission: To upload a manuscript to this journal, click Browse on the Upload submission file item and choose the manuscript document file (.doc/.docx) to be submitted, then click "Upload" button until the file has been uploaded. Do not upload the cover letter and other supplementary files here.
  3. Step 3 – Entering Submission’s Metadata: In this step, detail authors metadata should be entered including the marked corresponding author. After that, manuscript title and abstract must be uploaded by copying the text and paste in the textbox including keywords.
  4. Step 4 – Uploading Supplementary Files: Supplementary file should be uploaded including Covering/Submission Letter, and Signed Copyright Transfer Agreement Form. Therefore, click on the Browse button, choose the files, and then click on the Upload button.
  5. Step 5 – Confirming the Submission:  Author should final check the uploaded manuscript documents in this step. To submit the manuscript to Jurnal SIJIE, click Finish Submission button after the documents are true. The corresponding author or the principal contact will receive an acknowledgment by email and will be able to view the submission’s progress through the editorial process by logging in to the journal web address site. 

After this submission, Authors who submit the manuscript will get a confirmation email about the submission. Therefore, Authors are able to track their submission status at any time by logging in to the online submission interface. The submission tracking includes a status of manuscript review and editorial process.

  1. Author Fee (No Page Charge)

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 your manuscript is accepted for publication, you are not required to pay an Article Publication.

  1. User Rights

All articles published Open Access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download. We are continuously working with our author communities to select the best choice of license options, currently being defined for this journal as follows:

• Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA)

  1. Manuscript Preparation Guidelines


The manuscript should be uploaded to Jurnal SIJIE system and arranged in Jurnal SIJIE standard format, Title, Authors, Address and Email, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Method, Result and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgment, and Bibliography. Typed at one side of the white paper of A4 size, in a single column, 1,15 space line, 12 Times New Roman font and should be given line numbers. Margins for top, bottom, left, and right are 3 cm

Manuscript Title

A Title Is Fewest Possible Words, Accurately Describe The Content (Maximum 15 Words, Times New Roman 14, Not Abbreviation)


The manuscript has the main author and co-authors with the full name of the author and co-authors (no abbreviation), includes an address (es) and email addresses clearly.


The Abstract should be informative and completely self-explanatory, provide a clear statement of the problem, the proposed approach or solution, and point out major findings and conclusions. The Abstract should be 150 to 200 words in length. The abstract should be written in the past tense. Standard nomenclature should be used and abbreviations should be avoided. No literature should be cited.


The keywords should avoid general and plural terms and multiple concepts. Do not use words or terms in the title as keywords. These keywords will be used for indexing purposes. Keywords should not more than 5 words or phrases in alphabetical order.

  1. Introduction

The Introduction should provide a clear background, a clear statement of the problem, the relevant literature on the subject, the proposed approach or solution, and the new value of research which is innovation. It should be understandable to colleagues from a broad range of scientific disciplines. The introduction must be written using 600 until 1000 words

  1. Methodology

Explaining research chronological, including research design, research procedure (in the form of algorithms, Pseudocode or other), how to test and data acquisition [1], [2]. The description of the course of research should be supported references, so the explanation can be accepted scientifically [3], [4]. A Theory section should extend, not repeat, the background to the article already dealt with in the Introduction and lays the foundation for further work. A Calculation section represents a practical development from a theoretical basis. Materials and methods must be written using 400 until 600 words.

  1. Results and Discussion

The explaination of research results is given the comprehensive discussion. Results can be presented in figures, graphs, tables and others that make the reader understand easily [2], [5]. The discussion can be made in several sub-chapters. Unit of measurement used should follow the prevailing international system. All figures and tables are placed separately at the end of manuscript pages and should be active and editable by the editor.

  1. Conclusion

The conclusion should be explained clearly. Suggestion is placed after the conclusion and contains a recommendation on the research done or an input that can be used directly by the consumer. Conclusion and suggestion must be written using 70 until 150 words.


State the grant source and the person to whom the grant was given. Name the person to help your work.


The main references are international journals and proceeding. All references should be the most pertinent and up-to-date sources. References are written in APA 6th style. Each citation should be written in the order of appearance in the text. Please use a consistent format for references.


If your references are from journal articles:

Quarrie, K. L., Cantu, R. C., & Chalmers, D. J. (2002). Rugby union injuries to the cervical spine and spinal cord. Sports Medicine,32(10), 633-653.


Nielsen, L. (2009). Green farm subsidies sponsoring eco labeling: is the separation of market access and subsidies regulation in WTO law sustainable?. Journal of World Trade,43(6), 1193-1222. Retrieved from

If your references are from Proceeding articles:


Owen, D. H., & Frey, B. F. (Eds.). (1995). Ergonomics tomorrow: Adapting the future: Proceedings of the Sixth Conference of the New Zealand Ergonomics Society, Lincoln, 16-17 February 1995. Palmerston North, New Zealand: New Zealand Ergonomics Society

If your references are from Textbooks:

Winarsunu, T. (2015). Statistik Dalam Penelitian Psikologi dan Pendidikan. Malang: UMM Press


If the references refer to some separate pages in a book.

Edited book:
Persley, D. M.& Hill, M. (Ed.). (1992). Diseases of fruit crops (2nd ed.). Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: Department of Primary Industries.

Chapter in a book:
Brackley, P. (1995).Through other eyes. In D. H. Owen & B. F. Frey (Eds.),Ergonomics tomorrow: Adapting the future: Proceedings of the Sixth Conference of the New Zealand Ergonomics Society, Lincoln, 16-17 February 1995(pp. 50-52). Palmerston North, New Zealand: New Zealand Ergonomics Society


Translated Books.

Nabi, M.B. (1961). Al-Zahirah al-Quraniyyah. (Terj. A.S. Syahin). Kairo: Dar Al-Ma’rifah

If your references are from Thesis/Dissertation:
Xie, Z. (2007). Modelling genetic regulatory networks: A new model for circadian rhythms in Drosophila and investigation of genetic noise in a viral infection process (Doctoral thesis, LincolnUniversity, 2007). Retrieved from

The authors must refer to Jurnal SIJIE for writing format and style (Please download and use as the template for initial manuscript submission). This will ensure fast processing and publication. Any papers not fulfilling the requirements based on the guideline to authors will not be processed.