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Al Irfani: Journal of Al Qur'anic and Tafsir is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year (July-August and December-January) by the Study Program of Al-Qur'an Science and Tafsir Islamic College (STAI) Darul Kamal NW Kembang Shells-NTB. Al Irfani intended to publish research results on the study of the Qur'an and Tafsir. Al Irfani invited manuscripts in the field of the Qur'an, classical interpretation studies, contemporary hermeneutics, living Qur'an discourse, Al-Qur'an manuscripts, gender interpretation, Al- Qur'an relations and Pop culture, digital Al-Qur'an and Tarjamah Al-Qur'an.

>> Al Irfani's previous link was Al-Irfani Journal:

It is highly considered that the main criteria for articles to be published in journals are in accordance with the scope and has a significant contribution both theoretically to increase knowledge and practical solutions for the relationship between the Qur'an and its interpretations with people's lives in the current context, of course with relevant methodologies and presentation of articles. Acceptance decisions are made based on an independent review process that provides a constructive and prompt critical evaluation of submitted manuscripts.

Al Irfani indexed by

1. Crossref  
2. Google Scholar  
3. Porta Garuda  
4. Moraref  
5. Base Index  
6. Dimensions  
7. OneSearch  
8. ISSN International Centre (ROAD)  
9. Support by RJI  


Authors must submit manuscripts in word format to Editor Al Irfani online at All manuscripts must be prepared according to the template and provisions of the Al Irfani journal. After submitting the manuscript, the author will receive a confirmation via email that was used when registering and submitting the article, before the editor can process the manuscript.



All submitted manuscripts are read by the editorial staff. Manuscripts evaluated by the editors not meeting the journal's criteria will be immediately rejected without external review. Manuscripts judged to be of potential interest to our readers are sent to double-blind reviewers. The editor then makes decisions based on the reviewer's recommendations, from several possibilities: Rejected, needs major revisions, needs minor revisions or is accepted.

Review Process:

1. The author sends the manuscript
2. Editor's evaluation [some manuscripts were rejected or returned before the review process]
3. The double-blind peer review process
4. Editor's decision
5. Confirmation to the author



Guidelines for the preparation and style of Al Irfani's manuscript are always adjusted according to the needs of article writing globally. Each manuscript must include a reference list containing only the works cited and using the Mendeley or Zotero tools. Each entry must contain all data necessary for unambiguous identification. With a writer-date system, use the following format:


Manuscripts must be typed in A4 size (210mm x 297mm), in Times News Roman 12 point font and 1.5 line spacing, except for indented quotations. Manuscripts should be saved as word files. All pages, including tables, attachments, and references, must be numbered sequentially. Mention the numbers from one to ten, except when used in tables and lists, and when used with mathematical, statistical, scientific or technical units and quantities, such as distances, weights, and measures. Authors are encouraged to use the Al Irfani template. An example template is included at the end of this document.


Manuscripts must be written in good academic Indonesian and in accordance with Standard Indonesian. If the author uses English, you should use the Grammarly application to help eliminate language errors. Make sure the manuscript does not have more than 250 errors and 5% plagiarism indicator.

Article Length

Articles must be between 4000 and 7000 words. The permitted length of the manuscript is at the discretion of the editor; however, manuscripts with a length less than or exceeding the specified number of words may be returned to the author for revision before the manuscript is considered by the editor. Word count does not include tables, figures, and references.

Article title

The article title should be specific and effective, and no more than 20 words approximately. Write the title of the article using simple and straightforward language that can offer readers a glimpse of the content at first glance.

Author Name and Affiliation

Full name of each author, each author's affiliation at the time the research was completed, and the address of each author including full postal address, telephone, and email address. If more than one author has contributed to the article, please provide detailed information for the respective authors.


The abstract must stand alone without any citations in the abstract. Abstract must be singly Kat informs the reader of the manuscript's purpose, its methods, findings, and value. The abstract should be relatively non-technical, but clear enough for an informed reader to understand the contribution of the manuscript. Abstracts are written between 100-200 words in both Indonesian and English.


Keywords are an important part of writing an abstract. Authors must choose a maximum of five keywords that are specific and reflect what is important about the article. Keywords and article classification must be given after the abstract. Keywords follow alphabetical order and are separated by (;).

Main article

Manuscripts submitted to this journal must have the main title as follows:


What is the purpose of this research? Why are you doing research? The main body of the article should begin with an introductory section that provides further details about the purpose, motivation, research methods, and findings of the paper. The introduction should be relatively non-technical, but clear enough for an informed reader to understand the manuscript's contribution.

Literature Review

In this section, the author will discuss the purpose of the literature review.


This section usually has the following subsections: sampling (description of the target population, research context, and units of analysis; sampling; and profiles of respondents); data collection; and measurements.


The author needs to report the data findings in sufficient detail so that the reader can see which data will be analyzed so that the research conclusions can be trusted.


Different authors take different approaches when writing discussion sections. Data findings are discussed with a critical analysis by correlating the findings data with the literature and results reported by other researchers, providing possible explanations for unexpected or insignificant findings, discussing the theoretical and practical implications of the research, making statements of the main limitations of the research that may affect validity internal and external and finally provides recommendations for future research related to the topic.


In this section, the authors present brief conclusions from the results of the research with suggestions for further researchers or general readers. The conclusion can cover the main points of the paper, but not replicate the abstract in the conclusion.


Authors need to state the limitations of both the methodology and research results so as not to reduce the validity of the writing, thereby raising questions from readers (whether, or in what way), the limitations in the study may have affected the results and conclusions.


In writing articles, authors are required to use reference tools (for example: Mendeley, EndNote, or Zotero) in writing citations and reference lists.


Authors must provide high-quality artwork for all illustrations. Poor resolution or definition is unacceptable. Tables and Figures must be numbered separately. Each table and each figure must be given a title and presented on a separate page at the end of the manuscript. Figures and tables reproduced from already published works must be attributed with permission of the original publisher (or copyright holder, if not the publisher).

Journal Template