Islam; Quran; Hadith; Mysticism; History; Science

Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Focus and Scope

The scope of Jurnal Ar-Raniry is conceptual ideas in the study of Islamic sciences: Education Islam, Al-Quran and Hadith, Thoughts in Islam, Fiqh and Islamic Rules, History and civilization of Islam, Language and Islamic literature, Da'wah and Islamic Communication and Modern developments in Islam. The presence of this journal is intended to respond to and inform the development of current academic issues related to Islamic studies. Contributions of scholars both from internal and external articles will be warmly welcomed with great appreciation

The journal published two editions annually, in June and the December by the Ar-Raniry Press which is under the auspices of the State Islamic University of Ar-Raniry Banda Aceh.  


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Any manuscripts submitted to Ar-Raniry International Journal of Islamic Studies is independently reviewed by at least two reviewers in “review double-blind” form. Decision for publication, amandment, or rejection is based upon their reports/recommendation. In certain cases, the editor may submit an article for review to another, third reviewer before making a decision, if necessary.


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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Ethics and Malpractice

Publication Ethics and Infringement

The Ar-Raniry, is a peer-reviewed international journal, which is available both in print and online version. This journal is published twice a year. The maintain its international standard, the journal provides important information on terms and conditions applied to authors.  ethical behaviours attached to authors in this journal.

Ethical Guidelines for Journal Publication


Authors of the article in the journal should manage to cite properly. All sources should be properly cited either through paraphrasing or direct quotation. Failure to do so will result in the rejection of the manuscripts submitted. Authors should maintain the originality of the article and no article submitted to different journal is accepted in the Ar-Raniry.

Publication decisions


The publication of any article in the journal is made by the editors and the managing editor. This decision is made based on recommendation from reviewers of the article.

Plagiarism Screening


The manuscripts submitted to the journal should be free from any acts of plagiarism. The managing editor will also uses certain mechanisms to guarantee that the manuscripts received are free from plagiarism.

Fair play

The editor should assess manuscripts for their intellectual contents regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or the political tendency of the authors.


The editors will not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding authors, reviewers, , other editorial advisers, and the publisher as appropriate.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest

Unpublished materials  will not be used in an editor’s own research without securing  a written consent fromthe author.

Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to Ar-Raniry International Journal of Islamic Studies are independently reviewed by at least two reviewers in the “review double-blind” form. The decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based upon their reports/recommendations. If dissenting opinions between the two reviewers occur, the third reviewer will be assigned.

Standards of Objectivity

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Criticism on the personal basis to   author is inappropriate..

Acknowledgment of Sources

Reviewers should identify relevant cited work in the manuscripts being reviewed. A reviewer is to consult the managing editor on issues related to references or on any other concerns.   

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

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

Reporting standards


Authors should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discusson of its significance. The paper should be based on accurate data. The paper should also contain sufficient detail and references.

Originality and Plagiarism


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

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

The authors should not publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgment of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. The 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 co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for pubication.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest


All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflicts of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

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.