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class Author Guidelines

The editors invite experts, practitioners, and enthusiasts in art and architecture field to submit research articles. These should be original, research-based, unpublished, and not under review for possible publication in other journals. All submitted papers are subject to review by the editors, editorial board, and blind reviewers. Submissions that violate our guidelines on formatting or length will be rejected without review. These should be original, research-based, ethically contrived, unpublished, and not under review for possible publication in other journals.

Online Submission Guidelines

Manuscripts must be sent online to the JIAA: Jurnal of Islamics Art and Architecture.

Steps for Submitting Manuscripts

  1. Authors should register and check the “author” column on the registration page.
  2. After logging in, click "New Submission". The stages of article submission are as follows:
    • In the Start section, complete all the checklists, then click save and continue.
    • In the Upload Submission section, upload the article manuscript file in MS Word format. Then click save and continue.
    • In the Enter Metadata section, enter the data of all the authors and affiliates. If there is more than one author, click ‘add author’, then fill in their data in the same way as the first author, and so on. Next, fill in the title, abstract, keywords, research methods, and bibliography in each of the available columns.
    • In the Upload Supplementary Files section, it is permissible to upload supporting files.
    • In the Confirmation section, click Finish Submission if all the data are correct.
 Spesific Requirements
  1. JIAA: Journal of Islamic Art and Architecture receive manuscripts of scientific articles in the scope of the field of architectural science which include art & design, history & human behavior, technology, urban planning, and the environment, which have never been published in other print media.
  2. Manuscripts must be original and have not been previously published in any journal. The substance of the article manuscript is in the form of research results, literature reviews, information in the field of architecture, review of newly published books (reviews), research, community service, obituaries (news of death along with the work of a scientist as an award). The manuscript is a critical and comprehensive scientific study of important and current issues related to the science of architecture covered in the field JIAA: Journal of Islamic Art and Architecture.
  3. Articles are written in normal 10 pt calibri, 1 spaced, and printed on A4 paper (29.7 cm x 21 cm). The manuscript is made in 2 columns, the distance between the columns is 0.5 cm. The inside margin is 3 cm. The outside margin is 2 cm. The top margin is 2 cm and the bottom is 3 cm. Between the title of the new chapter and the end of the previous article is spaced 1 space. The total number of article pages, including images and tables, is about 8 - 11 pages.
  4. Article manuscripts can be in English or Indonesian. The title is written specifically and effectively no more than 12 words. The title of the article should be informative, specific, concise, and contain keywords that describe the content of the manuscript as a whole. The title is written in Calibri font 14 pt bold space 1.
  5. The author of the article, the name of the institution (affiliation), and email address are written where provided, with 10 pt Calibri letters, and use bold for the author's name, without a title and should not be abbreviated. If there is more than one author, then they are written in descending order, the top is the first author, below the second author, and so on
  6. Abstract contains problems, research objectives, methods used, and research results and conclusions. Abstract consists of 1 paragraph maximum of 200 words. Abstract written in Calibri 9 pt.
  7. Keywords consist of 3-5 words, separated by commas, can be compound words, phrases or idioms.
  8. Writing article scripts without numbering numbers or alphabets, but using a heading system. Subtitles use capital letters (UPPERCASE) in bold, sub-titles / subtitles use Sentences case.
  9. The systematics of journal manuscripts are as follows: (1) Introduction: contains background problems and research objectives, (2) literature review relevant to the problems studied, (3) research methods/research methods, (4) research results and discussion/discussion, (5) Conclusions and suggestions; recommendations, (6) bibliography.
  10. The system for writing quotations / excerpts of a manuscript or literature uses the Harvard system. The source of the literature written in the description only consists of the name of the author and the year of publication.
  11. Figures and Tables are followed by the title of the figure which is placed below the figure in question and the title of the table which is placed above the table in question. Figure titles and table titles are numbered sequentially. 
  12. Images are guaranteed to be printed clearly even if they are reduced to 50%. Pictures or diagrams/schematics should be placed between groups of text.
  13. The table is displayed without vertical lines, while the horizontal lines only show 3 main horizontal lines, namely 2 horizontal lines for column heading items and a closing line from the bottom row.
  14. Equations or formulas are written averaging and numbered written in brackets. The number is placed at the end of the right margin of the column.
  15. The bibliography format is based on the APA (American Psychological Association) style. Authors are advised to use reference tool applications such as Mendeley, Zotero and so on. The bibliography contains the sources used as references in research journal manuscripts.
  16. Manuscripts can be submitted directly to the editorial board or sent via email editor: 


message 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.

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The copyright of the received article shall be assigned to the journal as the publisher of the journal. The intended copyright includes the right to publish the article in various forms (including reprints). The journal maintains the publishing rights to the published articles. Therefore, the author must submit a statement of the Copyright Transfer Agreement.*) 


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In line with the license, authors are allowed to share and adapt the material. In addition, the material must be given appropriate credit, provided with a link to the license, and indicated if changes were made. If authors remix, transform or build upon the material, authors must distribute their contributions under the same license as the original.


*) Authors whose articles are accepted for publication will receive confirmation via email and send a Copyright Transfer Agreement.




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monetization_on Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)

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.

Program Studi Ilmu Seni dan Arsitektur Islam
Fakultas Ushuluddin dan Humaniora
Universitas Islam Negeri Walisongo Semarang