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class Author Guidelines

A. General Requirements

  1. The article is based on research in various disciplines such as social science, religious studies, and modernity
  2. The article must conform to the academic writing format.
  3. The article was written in English.
  4. The article is original and has not yet been published elsewhere.
  5. The article must be submitted online through Open Journal Systems (OJS) on
  6. The article is written using Microsoft Word RTF format, Times New Roman 12 font size, 1,5 space, A4 paper size, with approximately 5.000 to 7.000 words.
  7. Accepted articles will go through a proofreading process carried out by Proofreading Partner appointed by the Editor of JSW (Jurnal Sosiologi Walisongo). The proofreading cost is paid directly by the author to the proofreader.
  8. For more information please contact the editorial team through the following email account:

B. Specific Requirements

1. The article does not contain the name of the author, affiliation, and email account. The name of the author, affiliation, and email address are submitted during the registration process on Open Journal System (OJS)

2. The article must contain:

a. Title that conforms the following guidelines: 1) The title reflects the main topic of the article. 2) The title must be coherent and straightforward and contain the main variables of the research. 3) The title is written using Title Case and Bold

b. Abstract must follow the following requirements: 1) Abstract must be written in English and Indonesian 2) Abstract is a summary of the article. 3) Abstract is written in one paragraph with a single space and the maximum length is 250 words. 4) Abstract must be straightforward and contains four aspects of logical reasoning such as the importance of the research, approaches or methods that are used, the result of the research, and the conclusion.

c. Keywords contain 3-5 keywords

d. Structure of the article contains 1) Introduction that consists of background, research questions, objectives of the research, and methods that are used Literature review that discusses theories and relevant research that have been conducted. 2) Findings and discussion. 3) Conclusion. 4) References

3. Citation and Bibliographical style use ASA (American Sociological Association) referencing style, furthermore, see here.

4. Transliteration guideline, we adapted the IJMES style (see here). 


ARTICLE TEMPLATE (click here). For more information please contact the editorial team through the following email account:


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.

assignment Copyright Notice

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.*)

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

In line with the license, authors and any users (readers and other researchers) 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.


assignment Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


monetization_on Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication Charge (APC): 1500000.00 (IDR)

Starting from Volume 7 No 1 (2023), JSW (Jurnal Sosiologi Walisongo) set the Article Publication Charge (APC) of IDR 1,500,000.oo (for domestic authors) or USD 150.oo (for foreign authors).

This charge applies once the article is decided "accepted to be published".

Bank Account:
Bank Syariah Indonesia - Acct. 1030639638

Sociology Laboratory - Department of Sociology
Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
Universitas Islam Negeri Walisongo Semarang
Central Java, Indonesia