Author Guidelines

General Author Guidelines

  1. The Manuscript should be written in Indonesian or Arabic or English and have never been published or is not in the process of submission for publication to other media and does not contain elements of plagiarism.
  2. The Manuscript may take the form of research, case studies, or literary studies.
  3. The author should register as an author. The guides to register and submit the paper is at the bottom.
  4. The Manuscript will publish in Journal of Islamic and Occidental Studies (JIOS) after being reviewed by peer reviewers.
  5. The Manuscript should be prepared according to the following author guidelines and Template. The writing template can be downloaded here.
Manuscript Preparation Guidelines
Structure of the manuscripts
  1. Title. The title should be short, clear, and informative, but does not exceed 20 words. It has to be pinpoint with the issues discussed. The article title does not contain any uncommon abbreviations. The main ideas should be written first and followed then by its explanations.
  2. Author’s names and institutions. The author's names should be accompanied by the author's institutions, institutions address, and email addresses, without any academic titles and job title.
  3. Abstract. Abstracts A single paragraph of about 250 words maximum. For research articles, abstracts should give a pertinent overview of the work. We strongly encourage authors to use the following style of structured abstracts, but without headings: (1) Background: Place the question addressed in a broad context and highlight the purpose of the study; (2) Purpose of the Study: Identify the purpose and objective of the study; (3) Methods: Describe briefly the main methods or theoretical framework applied; (4) Results: Summarize the article's main findings; and (5) Conclusions: Indicate the main conclusions or interpretations.
  4. Keywords. List three to eight pertinent keywords specific to the article; yet reasonably common within the subject discipline; use lower case except for names
  5. Introduction. The introduction should briefly place the study in a broad context and highlight why it is important. It should define the purpose of the work and its significance. The current state of the research field should be reviewed carefully, and key publications cited. Please highlight controversial and diverging hypotheses when necessary. Finally, briefly mention the main aim of the work and highlight the principal conclusions. As far as possible, please keep the introduction comprehensible to scientists outside your particular field of research. 
  6. Results. The results obtained from the research have to be supported by sufficient data. The research results and the discovery must be the answers, or the research hypothesis stated previously in the introduction part.
  7. Conclusions. The conclusion should answer the objectives of the research and research discoveries. The concluding remark should not contain only the repetition of the results and discussions or abstract. You should also suggest future research and point out those that are underway.
  8. References. The literature listed in the References contains only the sources referenced or included in the article. We recommend preparing the references with a bibliography software package, such as Mendeley, EndNote, Reference Manager, or Zotero to avoid typing mistakes and duplicated references. Referral sources should provide 80% of journal articles, proceedings, or research results from the last five years. Writing techniques bibliography, using the system cites CMS (Chicago Manual of Sytle 17th Edition Fullnote).

Articles’ length is about 15-22 pages. Articles must be typed in one-half spaced on A4-paper size, using Times New Roman or Garamond font, size 12.

Author Fees: 
Tasfiyah does not charge for article processing charges, submission and publication charges.

  • When a source is cited for the first time, full information is provided: full name(s) of author(s), title of the source in italic, and write into brackets place of publication, publishing company, and date of publication, and then the precise page that is cited.
  • For the following citations of the same source, list the full name(s) of author(s), maximum 20 words of the title, three full stops and comma, and then the specific page number(s).


  • Hamid Fahmy Zarkasyi, Misykat: Refleksi Tentang Westernisasi, Liberalisasi, Dan Islam, 1st ed. (Ponorogo: Insists dan MIUMI, 2012), 20.
  • Zarkasyi, 30.

b.Chapter in a Book

  • Anne Carr and Douglas J. Schuurman, “Religion and Feminism: A Reformist Christian Analysis,” in Religion, Feminism, and the Family, ed. Anne Carr and Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1996), 14.
  • Anne Carr and Douglas J. Schuurman, 20.


c. Journal:

  • Miftah Ahmad, Nabila Huringiin, and Umi Nur Hasanah, “Islamic Civilization According to Muhammad Fethullah Gulen” 5, no. 1 (2021): 12,

c.Book with multi-authors:

  • Noritah Omar, et al., Critical Perspectives on Literature and Culture in the New World Order, (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010), 9.
  • Noritah Omar, et al., Critical Perspectives..., 12.

d.Translated book:

  • Roger Scruton, Sejarah Singkat Filsafat Modern dari Descartes sampai Wittgenstein, Terj. Zainal Arifin Tandjung, (Jakarta: PT. Pantja Simpati, 1986), 23.
  • Roger Scruton, Sejarah Singkat..., 33.

e.Master’s Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation:

  • Yunus Abu Bakar, “Konsep Pemikiran Pendidikan K.H. Imam Zarkasyi dan Implementasinya pada Pondok Pesantren Alumni”, Disertasi Doktoral, (Yogyakarta: Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Sunan Kalijaga, 2007), 56–97.
  • Yunus Abu Bakar, “Konsep Pemikiran Pendidikan...”, 60.

f.Daily Newspaper:

  • Francis Fukuyama, “Benturan Islam Dan Modernitas,” Koran Tempo, 2001.
  • “Islam di AS Jadi Agama Kedua,” Republika, Selasa, 10 September, 2002.

g. Conference Proceedings

  • Achmad Reza Hutama Al Faruqi, “The Concept of Man According to Said Nursi,” in International Conference on Rasail Nur and Modern Science, ed. Moh. Isom Mudin (Ponorogo: UNIDA Gontor, 2021), 30.

h. References

  • Anne Carr, and Douglas J. Schuurman. “Religion and Feminism: A Reformist Christian Analysis.” In Religion, Feminism, and the Family, edited by Anne Carr and Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1996.

  • Faruqi, Achmad Reza Hutama Al. “The Concept of Man According to Said Nursi.” In International Conference on Rasail Nur and Modern Science, edited by Moh. Isom Mudin. Ponorogo: UNIDA Gontor, 2021.
  • Francis Fukuyama. “Benturan Islam Dan Modernitas.” Koran Tempo. 2001.
  • Miftah Ahmad, Nabila Huringiin, and Umi Nur Hasanah. “Islamic Civilization According to Muhammad Fethullah Gulen” 5, no. 1 (2021): 1–24.
  • Yurnalis, Syukri Al Fauzi Harlis. “Studi Orientalis Terhadap Islam, Dorongan Dan Tujuan.” Jurnal Al-Aqidah 11, no. 1 (2019): 63–75.
  • Zarkasyi, Hamid Fahmy. Misykat: Refleksi Tentang Westernisasi, Liberalisasi, Dan Islam. 1st ed. Ponorogo: Insists dan MIUMI, 2012.

Here we attach the Transliteration Guideline