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Nadwa: Jurnal Pendidikan Islam (Nadwa: Islamic Education Journal) publishes articles on Islamic Education in Southeast Asia from micro, meso, and macro perspectives, covering both literary and empirical studies. The journal puts emphasis on aspects related to Islamic education in Southeast Asian context, with special reference to philosophical and critical studies; leadership and organization; pedagogy; history and sociology of education. The journal encourages papers from a range of conceptual, theoretical, and/or methodological positions. The journal also welcomes research that brings together researchers, policy makers and practitioners. 


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Nadwa: Jurnal Pendidikan Islam (Nadwa: Islamic Education Journal) publishes articles twice in a yearAll research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymised refereeing by at least two leading scholars in the field.


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This is a two-volume journal published twice a year, in June and November. Every volume consists of nine articles; hence, this journal produces eighteen articles annually. 



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Nadwa: Jurnal Pendidikan Islam (Nadwa: Islamic Education Journal) is a peer-reviewed journal, published twice a year and specializes in Islamic Education research and issue. The journal aims to provide readers with a better understanding of Islamic education and present developments of Islamic education issues in Southeast Asia through the publication of articles and research reports.

The journal invites scholars and experts working in the relevant disciplines in Islamic education. Articles should be original, research-based, unpublished, and not under review for possible publication in other journals. All submitted papers are subject to a review of the editors, editorial board, and blind reviewers. Submissions that violate our guidelines on formatting or length will be rejected without review.

Articles should be written in American English approximately 4.000-9.000 words including text, all tables, and figures, notes, references, and appendices intended for publication. All submissions must include approximately 150 words abstract and keywords. Nadwa: Jurnal Pendidikan Islam (Nadwa: Islamic Education Journal) accepts only electronic submissions to Nadwa Online Journal System (OJS) by signing in Nadwa as the author in  or should be sent in word to

All notes must appear in the footnotes as citations. All works cited must appear in the reference list at the end of the article. In matter the detail of guidelines used in this journal follows the Chicago Manual Style 16th Edition Full Note.


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General Guideline

ü  The article has not been published in other journals or other places.

ü  The article should be written in English (United States of America English) with a formal style and structure.

ü  The article should be written in a word document (Microsoft Word), 1,5 space, 12pt Times New Roman, 4.000 to 9.000 words.

ü  The article is an original work of the author/s.

ü  The author/s have responsibility to check thoroughly the accuracy of citation, grammar, table and figures before submission.

ü  The author/s have responsibility to revise their article after receiving a review from the editorial boards.

ü  The author/s should register at the e-journal of Nadwa before submitting their paper and fill the form completely.

ü  The article should be submitted via online.

ü  The articles will be reviewed by editorial Board.


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Structure of the Article



  • The title should be clear, short, and concise that depicts the main concern of the article.
  • The title should contain the main variable the or focus of the research.
  • The title should be typed in bold and capital letters.

Name of the author/s

  • The author/s name should be typed below the title of the article without the academic title
  • The short author/s bio and address (affiliation) should be typed below the name of the author/s
  • The author/s email address should be typed below the author/s address
  • If the author is more than one writer, it should be  typed below the First author without an academic title


  • The abstract is the summary of the article that consists of a background of the study, data collecting technique, data analysis method technique, research findings.
  • The abstract should be written in one paragraph, a single space.
  • The abstract should be in 125 words minimum and 200 words maximum
  • The word “abstract” should be typed in bold, capital letter.


Keywords: separate the word with semicolon (:)

The introduction consists of background statements, research questions, a theoretical framework, literature review.  

Hypothesis (optional) is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon as a tentative assumption made to draw out and test its logical or empirical consequences. It should be mention in a positive sentence. 

Method of Research consists of the technique of data collecting and data analysis, time, and place of the research if the article based on field research. 

Research Finding consists of the research findings, including a description of the collected data, analysis of the data, and interpretation of the data using the relevant theory

The conclusion is not merely a summary of the main topics covered or a re-statement of your research problem but a synthesis of key points and, if applicable, where you recommend new areas for future research.

The bibliography is a reading list that enriches the writing so that it remains listed authors with or without directly referenced in the text. Bibliography consequently load all the author's reading list compiled alphabetically,


Technical Regulations of Writing


How to present a table

  • The table should be appeared to align text to the left.
  • To write the content of the table, it might use 10pt font Time New Roman.
  • The Sources of the table should be typed below the table, align text to the left, 10pt font Time New Roman.
  • The table should have not vertical-align


How to present a picture, graph, photo, and diagram

  •  Picture, graph, figure, photo, and diagram should be placed at the center.
  • The number and title should be typed above the picture, graph, figure, photo, and diagram.
  • The number and the word of the picture, graph, figure, photo, and diagram should be typed in bold, 10pt Font Times New Roman and at the center, while the title of them should be typed in normal (not bold)
  • The Source of the picture, graph, figure, photo, and diagram should be typed below the table, align text to the left, 10pt font Time New Roman.
  • Picture, graph, figure, photo, and diagram should not be in colorful type (should be in white, black, or gray).

Writing of Reference

  • Use one of the reference manager Zotero or Mendele
  • This journal requires the using footnotes of Chicago Manual Style 17th Edition Full note Footnote. A complete citation is needed for the first reference you make to any item (as with model footnote 1 below); a shortened cite (as with model footnote 2) can be used thereafter.
  • Books are written the first name and last name of the author/s, the title of the reference in italic, editor or translator (optional), publication in parentheses contains a place of publication: Name of the publisher, year of publication, page number.


1 ‘Abbas Mahjub, Usul al-Fikr al-Tarbawiy fi al-Islam, (Beirut: Dar al-Fikr, 1987), 35. (first citation).

2 Mahjub, Usul al-Fikr al-Tarbawiy... 41. (second citation and beyond, etc)

  •  Chapter or other parts of a book and/or it has editor and translator and consist of volumes, should be written first name and last name of the author/s, the title of the chapter in a regular font in a quote, title of the book in italic, editor or translator, publication in parentheses contains: place of publication: name of the publisher, year of publication, volume number, page number.


1 Quintus Tullius Cicero, “Handbook on Canvassing for the Consulship”, Rome: Late Republic and Principate, ed. Walter Emil Kaegi Jr., trans. Peter White, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986), II: 35.

2 Cicero, “Canvassing for the Consulship,”... 35.


Note        : II: 35 means page 271 of the third volume.


  • Articles in the journal are written first name and last name of the author/s, title of article in regular font in quote, title of journal in italic, number, volume, year of publication and page number.


1 Joshua I. Weinstein, “The Market in Plato’s Republic,” Classical Philology, 104, no.2 (2009): 440.

2 Weinstein, “Plato’s Republic,” 452–53.

  • Newspaper/magazine written first name and last name of the author/s, title of article in regular font in quote, title of newspaper/magazine in italic, date publication and page number.


1 Hadi Eryanto, “Menyiapkan Jihad di Aceh”, Kompas, 18 March 2010, 10.

2 Eryanto, “Menyiapkan Jihad”, 7.

  • Article/paper presented at seminar/conference are written first name and last name of the author/s, title of paper in regular font in quote, title of seminar/conference in italic, date of performance and page number.


1 K. Anwar, “Mengungkap Sisi Akidah dalam Naskah Syair Kiyamat”, Seminar on Text of Religions, hosted by Office of Religious Research and Development Ministry of Religious Affairs Republic Indonesia. Jakarta, 30 November to 03 December 2007, 5.

2 Anwar, “Mengungkap Sisi Akidah”, ...10.


  • Dissertation/thesis/unpublished work are written: first name and last name of the author/s, title of the writing in italic, kind of the work and the name of the university/institution in parentheses, and page number.


1 D. Muhtada, Zakat and Peasant Empowerment: Case Study on Zakat Organizations in Yogyakarta, (Ph.D. diss, University Sunan Kalijaga, Yogyakarta, 2005), 204.

2 Muhtada, “Zakat and Peasant Empowerment”, ...176.


  • All electronic or online paper comes from the internet is written same as the printed format by adding the website address/URL and date accessed at the end of a footnote in the first citation.


1 Philip B. Kurland and Ralph Lerner, eds., The Founders’ Constitution (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987), 207, accessed 28.2.2010, founders/.

2 Kurland and Lerner, Founder’s Constitution, 19.


  • Articles in journals that are indexed in the DOI (Digital Object Identifier) written by adding identity/the ID. If the article has not been indexed in DOI, the website address/URL is written.

Artikel di jurnal yang sudah terindeks di DOI (Digital Object Identifier) ditulis dengan menambahkan identitas/ID-nya. Bila artikel belum terindeks di DOI, maka ditulis alamat website/URL-nya.

Example indexed in DOI/Contoh terindeks di DOI:

1 Gueorgi Kossinets and Duncan J. Watts, “Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network,” American Journal of Sociology 115 (2009): 411, accessed 28.2.2010, doi:10.1086/599247.

2 Kossinets and Watts, “Origins of Homophily,” 439.


Example have not indexed in DOI/Contoh belum terindeks di DOI

1 Linda Belau, "Trauma and the Material Signifier," Postmodern Culture 11, no. 2 (2001), 6, accessed 11.1.2008, 

2 Belau, "Trauma and the Material Signifier," 


  • Writing of Bibliography

Bibliography is written based on the Chicago Manual Style 17th Edition Fullnote Footnote

  • General Note:

Another thing that has not been regulated in this provision, it should be seen in the Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide which can be accessed from the website


bookmark_border Publication Ethic and Malpractice Statement

Nadwa: Jurnal Pendidikan Islam (Nadwa: Islamic Education Journal) is a peer-reviewed journal, published twice a year by Faculty of Islamic Education and Teacher Training, Semarang, Indonesia. It is available online as open access sources as well as in print. This statement clarifies the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the editor-in-chief, the editorial board, the reviewer, and the publisher.

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication. The publication of an article in this journal is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific methods. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the editor, the reviewer, the publisher, and the society. As the publisher of Nadwa:  Jurnal Pendidikan Islam (Nadwa: Islamic Education Journal) takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing seriously and recognizes ethical and other responsibilities. The institution committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint, or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions.  

Publication decisions. The editor of the Nadwa:  Jurnal Pendidikan Islam (Nadwa: Islamic Education Journal) is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair play. An editor at any time evaluates manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

Confidentiality. The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest. Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's research without the express written consent of the author


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  1. Contribution to Editorial Decisions. Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.
  2. Promptness. Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.
  3. Confidentiality. Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.
  4. Standards of Objectivity. Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
  5. Acknowledgement of Sources. Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.
  6. Disclosure and Conflict of Interest. Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and 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 connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.


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  1. Reporting standards. Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.
  2. 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 that this has been appropriately cited or quoted. Author can use Turnitin.
  3. Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication. An author should not in general 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 behaviour and is unacceptable.
  4. Acknowledgement of Sources. Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.
  5. 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 appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.
  6. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest. All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict 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.
  7. 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.


bookmark_border Number Articles a Year

Nadwa: Jurnal Pendidikan Islam is commited to publish 18 articles in a year.


bookmark_border Waiver Policy

No waiver policy in this Journal.


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  1. Copyright in this journal is retained by the author(s).
  2. Authors grant Nadwa: Jurnal Pendidikan Islam (Nadwa: Islamic Education Journal) a license to publish the article and identify itself as the original publisher.
  3. Authors also grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as its integrity is maintained and its original authors, citation details and publisher are identified.

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