Author Guidelines

Santri: Journal of Pesantren and Fiqh Sosial invites academics and researchers from various disciplines to study pesantren and social fiqh to submit manuscripts of articles.

The submission stage

  • The paper should be submitted by the author via online submission.
  • The original article is not plagiarism, has not been published, and is not under review to be published by another journal.
  • Articles written scientifically can be in the form of thought studies, and research results in the field of Islamic Boarding School.
  • Articles are written in Indonesian or English.

How to prepare a manuscript

There is no general limitation of the overall size nor of the number of figures, nor of the level of details considered to be necessary. However, the appropriate length of a manuscript depends on the information presented in the paper. A manuscript should consist of the following content:


The title should be simple, concise, and informative with only the first word capitalized. A shortened version of the title consisting of a maximum of 15 characters (including spaces) for running headers should also be provided.

Author(s) name(s) and affiliation(s)

A list of all authors, as well as corresponding addresses, and e-mail address should be provided. Each address should be preceded by a numerical superscript corresponding to the same superscript after the name of the author concerned. Addresses should contain all information necessary for an effective mail delivery. E-mail should also be provided to speed up communication between readers and authors. This information will be published unless the authors request otherwise.


An abstract should accompany each manuscript; it should be completely self-consistent (i.e., with no figure, table, equation, or reference citations), not exceeding 250 words, and written as a single paragraph.

The main body of the paper

  • The body of paper must range between 4000-7500 words, written in Cambria. It could be divided into sections. Sections should be bold. Subsections should be italic.

  • Whichever spelling you choose (British or American English) please be consistent throughout.
  • Use hyphens consistently and avoid unnecessary ones.
  • The words “section(s)”, “equation(s)”, “figure(s)” and “reference(s)” are abbreviated as “sect(s).”, “fig(s).”, “eq(s).” and “ref(s).” unless they are the first word of a sentence. The word “table” is always written in full.
  • Latin expressions, such as, e.g., i.e., et al., versus (vs.) should be set in italic.
  • All terms or titles in Arabic should be transliterated by following the Library of Congress guide. Name of the person should not be transliterated.
  • All citations must be in the parenthetical/in-text citations
  • Citations and bibliographical style must be set automatically using Reference Manager (e.g. Mendeley, EndNote, Zotero) in APA style


The bibliography should be written according to these below examples:

Anderson, L. W., & Krathwohl, D. R. (2015). Kerangka Landasan untuk Pembelajaran, Pengajaran, dan Assesmen: Revisi Taksonomi Pendidikan Bloom. (A. Prihantoro, Trans.) Yogyakarta: Pustaka Pelajar.

Burke, M. E. (2008). Creating Philanthropy Initiatives to Enhance Community Vitality, Staff General Research Report, no. 12951. Iowa State University, Department of Economics. Iowa: Iowa State University.

Giddens, A. (1997). Central Problem in Social Theory. Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of Callifornia Press.

Ma'arif, S. (2018). Education as a Foundation of Humanity: Learning from the Pedagogy of Pesantren in Indonesia. Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 9(2), 104-123.

 The proof correction stage

  • Once proofs are ready, an e-mail will inform the authors and attache it in pdf format.
  • Authors are asked to carefully check the proofs. They should keep in mind that the aim of proofreading is to correct errors that may have occurred during the production. Therefore they should particularly check completeness of text, equation breaks, figures, tables and references.
  • Only essential corrections are accepted.
  • The author has the final responsibility for the corrections.
  • Corrections should be returned within 48 hours and can be sent back either as a detailed list by e-mail (quoting the amendments location with page, columns and line number). Please do not alter the PDF proof file, add annotations or send back an amended manuscript file.
  • As soon as the proofs are returned, the paper will be corrected and posted for the on-line publication.

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