Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Starting the year of 2020, Muqtasid: Journal of Islamic Economics and Banking will only focus on the study of Islamic Financial Institutions either with qualitative or quantitative approaches. The journal seeks to be a medium that communicates the results of the newest field research of the lecturers, students, researchers, and practitioners. The study covers the area of:

  • Islamic Banking 
  • Islamic Rural Bank
  • Islamic Assurance
  • Islamic Pawnshop
  • Islamic Capital Market
  • Islamic Microfinance
  • Islamic Mutual Funds
  • Islamic Bonds


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

MUQTASID Journal maintains the standards of peer review while increasing the efficiency of the process.

All research articles published in MUQTASID jounal undergo full peer review, key characteristics of which are listed below:

  • All research articles are reviewed by at least two suitably qualified experts.
  • All publication decisions are made by the journals’ Editors-in-Chief on the basis of the reviews provided
  • Members of the international Editorial Boards lend insight, advice and guidance to the Editors-in-Chief generally and to assist decision making on specific submissions
  • Managing Editors and Editorial Assistants provide the administrative support that allows MUQTASID Journal to maintain the integrity of peer review while delivering rapid turnaround and maximum efficiency to authors, reviewers and editors alike.
  • MUQTASID Journal additionally benefit through the manuscript referral process from the high quality peer review conducted by established journals.

Peer review of referred papers:

Editors of MUQTASID Journal will decide promptly whether to accept, reject, or request revisions of referred papers based on the reviews and editorial insight of the supporting journals. In addition, Editors will have the option of seeking additional reviews when needed. Authors will be advised when Editors decide further review is needed.

Peer review of novel submissions:

Articles submitted directly to MUQTASID Journal will be fully peer reviewed by at least two appropriately qualified experts in the field selected by the Editor-in-Chief. The Editor-in-Chief or a designated member of the Editorial Board will then decide whether to accept, reject or request revisions based on the reviews and comments received.
Editors will decide whether each submission reports well-conducted research with conclusions supported by the data presented in the paper. Assessments of priority will not be a factor in decision-making, but all papers must make an incremental or novel addition to the literature.



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.


Author Fees

MUQTASID: Jurnal Ekonomi dan Perbankan Syariah (Journal of Islamic Economics and Banking) is an open access international journal. As an Open Access journal with no subscription charges, a fee is payable by the author or research funder to cover the costs associated with publication. This ensures your article will be immediately and permanently free to access by everyone. Since manuscript submission years 2016, Authors should pay some processing fees.
The open-access publication fee for this journal is Rp. 1.000.000,- per accepted article for up to 8 journal pages. This fee is for article processing and DOI maintenance once their articles has been accepted.


Journal History

Muqtasid: Jurnal Ekonomi dan Perbankan Syariah (Journal of Islamic Economics and Banking) with registered number ISSN 2087-7013 (Print) and ISSN 2527-8304 (Online), is a peer-reviewed journal published two times a year (January-June, and July-December) by Faculty of Islamic Economics and Business, IAIN Salatiga. Muqtasid is intended to be the journal for publishing articles reporting the results of research on Islamic Economics and Banking.

It was issued for the first time in June 2010 along with the name of Muqtasid (p-ISSN: 2087-7013 at 28 November 2012) in a printed form and since 10 June 2016 as a milestone which marks a change from not only a printed journal but at the same time to be Electronic or digital journal then it changed its name to be Muqtasid: Jurnal Ekonomi dan Perbankan Syariah for the E-ISSN Number: 2527-8304 (Online Media).