Focus and Scope

Masjiduna : Jurnal Ilmiah Stidki Ar-Rahmah is focusing on issues of da'wah in Indonesia including da'wah contemporary, da'wah management, masjid management, islamic organization management, islamic communication, and islamic broadcasting.

Peer Review Process

Every submitted manuscript will be assessed by the Editor-in-Chief. Manuscripts that appropriate with the criteria of this journal, will be forwarded to the Section Editor for further processing. The manuscript will be checked for similarities or elements of plagiarism using Turnitin. If similar results are still large enough, the manuscript will be returned to the author for revising. When finished, the author submits the revised manuscript to OJS.

The Section Editor will assign a minimum of two reviewers for each manuscript, with the possibility of being immediately accepted with minor revisions, accepted with major revisions or rejected. The third reviewer will be assigned when there is a different decision between two reviewers.

The review process uses double blind review, meaning that the reviewer does not know the author identity, and the author does not know the reviewer identity. The reviewer will conduct a study and give considerations related to the suitability between the title, abstract, introducation, method, result and discussion, conclusion, and recommendation. In addition, the reviewer also give considerations related to novelty, scientific impact, and current reference theory. The review results from the reviewer are received by Editor Section and will be forwarded to the author, as consideration and suggestions for improvement. The author revises the manuscript according to the suggestions from the reviewer. When finished, the author submits the revised manuscript to Open System Journal (OJS).

The Section Editor will check the revised manuscript and give the final decision whether the manuscript is accepted or rejected, based on the improvement of the substance and the appropriate with writing guidlines of this journal.

The Editor-in-Chief with Section Editor will proceed the accepted manuscript to the editing and publishing process. Masjiduna will not guarantee or promise the acceptance of an manuscript or a very short review process to anyone. Every submitted manuscript must follow the peer review process, from manuscript submission until it is published.

Publication Frequency

Masjiduna : Jurnal Ilmiah Stidki Ar-Rahmah is published twice a year, on June and December.

Open Access Policy

Masjiduna : Junal Ilmiah Stidki Ar-Rahmah provides immediate open access to all article on the principle that making research freely available to the public; supports a greater global exchange of knowledge; and invaluable way to maximize the visibility and impact of research, especially education field.

Masjiduna : Junal Ilmiah Stidki Ar-Rahmah uses CC-BY-SA or The Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike License
This means :

  • The freedom to use and perform the work;
  • The freedom to study the work and apply the information;
  • The freedom to redistribute copies;
  • The freedom to distribute derivative works;

Publication Ethics

Masjiduna : Jurnal Ilmiah Stidki Ar-Rahmah. This statement clarifies ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer and the publisher. This statement is based on COPE's Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed Masjiduna 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 method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society.

Duties of Publisher

STIDKI Ar-Rahmah as publisher of Masjiduna takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing extremely seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. In addition, the STIDKI Ar-Rahmah and Editorial Board will assist in communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful and necessary.

Publication decisions

The editor of Masjiduna 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 evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.


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 own research without the express written consent of the author.

Duties of Reviewers

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.


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.


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.

Standards of Objectivity

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

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.

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.

Duties of Authors

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.

Data Access and Retention

Authors are asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data (consistent with the ALPSP-STM Statement on Data and Databases), if practicable, and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Plagiarism Checker

Every submitted manuscript will go through the plagiarism checker, Turnitin with maximal similarity 20%.

References Management

In writing Citation and Bibliography, editor journal suggests authors to use the Mendeley Reference Management Software.

Article Processing Charges

Manuscripts submission, reviews, edits, publishing, maintenance, archiving, and access will not be charged and available for FREE for all contents.

Journal History

Masjiduna : Jurnal Ilmiah Stidki Ar-Rahmah (p-ISSN: 2621-0436; e-ISSN: 2621-9964) is an open-access journal published by Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Dakwah dan Komunikasi Islam (STIDKI) Ar-Rahmah, Surabaya and established since 2018. Masjiduna is a peer-reviewed journal, focusing on issues of da'wah in Indonesia: da'wah contemporary, da'wah management, masjid management, islamic organization management, islamic communication, and islamic broadcasting. This journal warmly welcomes contributions from scholars of related disciplines. Manuscripts can be submitted to Since volume 2 of 2019, this journal has been accredited with Sinta 5 based on the Decree of the Director General of Higher Education, Research, and Technology Number 164/E/KPT/2021.