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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.

  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidlines

Articles are written in Indonesian, Arabic and English accompanied by abstracts in Indonesian and English or Arabic;
Manuscripts/articles based on the results of field research and literature related to the Focus and Scope Journal Al Irfani;
The article must be original, in the sense that it has never been published, is not being submitted to another journal, and must be accompanied by a statement that it is not the result of plagiarism or contains elements of plagiarism (if any).
Writing scripts using Indonesian or English correctly. Manuscript length between 15-25 pages equivalent to 6,000-8,000 words, A4 size paper, typed with 1.5 spacing, Windows Microsoft Word program, Times New Roman typeface, font size 11, and transliterated font using Times New Arabic.

The outline of the writing is arranged according to the following systematics
Institution Affiliation and Address
Author e-mail

Introduction containing background, academic anxiety, problem focus or theme, theory, research methods and theoretical framework (scientific framework), Results and Discussion, and Conclusions.

Bibliography which must refer to 70% of publications in the last 10 years and originate from primary sources in the following format:

The title is typed using capital letters, bold, Californian FB, 14pt, center, and must reflect the contents of the text;
The author's name is written under the title with Times New Roman, 12pt, center, bold
Author affiliations are written under the name with Times New Roman, 11pt, center, 1 space
Author corresponden the author and email addresses are written in footnote form
English abstract typed in Times New Roman, 11pt, 1 space, left and right aligned, italic
The Indonesian abstract is typed in Times New Roman, 11pt, 1 space, justified to the right and left
Keywords consist of 4 to 6 words or phrases

Citation is in the form of a footnote with Times New Roman, 10pt, 1 space, left and right justified. Example Muḥammad Sa'īd Muḥammad Aṭiyyah Aram, al-Sabīl ila Ma'rifat al-Aṣil wa al-Dakhīl fi al-Tafsīr, (Egypt: Zaqāziq, 1998), vol. I, 45. If the author quotes the book again, then only writes the name and title of the book and the page cited. Example of Aṭiyyah Aram, al-Sabīl ila Ma'rifat al-Aṣil…, 49. Not allowed to use ibid or op cit

The bibliography is written in Times New Roman, 12pt, justified to the right and left, 1 space. The citation method is written based on the American Psychological Association (APA) style using the Mendeley or Zotero reference applications. The bibliography contains all the citations and references used in an article. References used are at least 10 references, at least 60% from publications of the last 10 years and at least 70% are from primary sources.

From a Book by One Author;
Indra Bastian. 2006. Public Sector Accounting: An Introduction. Jakarta: Erlangga Publisher.

From Books by Two Authors;
Cohen, Morris R, and Ernest Nagel. 1939. An Introduction to Logic and Scientific Method. New York: Harcourt, Brace & C

From Books by Three or More Authors;
Sukanto, R., et al. 1980. Business Forecasting, Yogyakarta: Publishing Section, Faculty of Economics, UGM.

From a Book by the Same Author;
Van Horne, James C. 1986. Financial Management and Policy, Ninth Edition, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall International Editions.
_______, 1990. Fundamentals of Financial Management, Sixth Edition, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall Inc.

From Books without authors;
Author's Guide. 1975. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall.

Article with title and author's name;
Allen, Maury. "A Growing Union," New York Post. March 20, 1998. P. 4.

Research result;
Faisal Kasryno et al. 1981. Development of Institutions and Their Influence on Income Distribution and Labor Absorption: Case studies in Four Villages in West Java, Bogor: Study of Rural Dynamics.

Thesis, Thesis and Dissertation;
Ida Triwahyuni. 1994. "The Importance of Age Receivable Analysis in Relation to Outstanding Freight Control in the Feeder Division of PT. Samudera Indonesia Surabaya", Unpublished Undergraduate Thesis, STIE Perbanas Surabaya.

Translations from Other Authors;
Klinchin, A.I. 1957. Mathematical Foundations of Information Theory, translated by Silverman, R.A. and Friedman, M.D. New York: Dover.