Submission Guidelines

Ulum Islamiyyah Journal accept English, Malay and Arabic article. Manuscript submitted for consideration of publication in Ulum Islamiyyah must not be under consideration for publication else where either in electronic or printed form. These manuscript also does not published previously. The corresponding author should declare regarding this issue when submitting the manuscript to the Ulum Islamiyyah. Manuscripts should be submitted through the online submission system; ScholarOne Manuscripts™. New author will be required to register as a new user before proceeding to the submission stage. Most processes and procedures are self explanatory, but in case assistance needed please refer to Author Guide.


Manuscript should be prepared in accordance with the American Psychological Association (APA) style guide by using the Times New Roman or Traditional Arabic fonts. For Malay or Arabic manuscript additional abstract and title in English should be attached. Keyword consists of three (3) to five (5) words should also be provided in the manuscript. Font size should be 10 for Times New Roman and 14 for Traditional Arabic and typed in single spacing.

The length of the article should be not more than 25 pages including references.


References should be cited in the text as: (author, date). For Arabic manuscript references MUST BE written in Roman script both; in text and list of references. For further formatting and referencing aid, please consult APA Publication Manual 6th Edition (


An abstract lenght; 250-350 words. For Malay or Arabic manuscript an ADDITIONAL ABSTRACT AND TITLE IN ENGLISH must be accompanied with the manuscript. Keywords of three (3) to five (5) words.

Copyright Policy

Upon acceptance of an article, authors will be asked to transfer copyright. This transfer will ensure the widest possible dissemination of information. A letter will be sent to the corresponding author confirming receipt of the manuscript.

If excerpts from other copyrighted works are included, the author(s) must obtain written permission from the copyright owners and credit the source(s) in the article.

All manuscript will follow a double-blind reviewe by the internal and external appointed assessors.  Manuscript will be returned to the author(s) for corrections and amendments if necessary with observations and comments of the assessor(s) along with the decision made by the Editorial Board regarding the publication of the manuscript.

Manuscript submitted to the Ulum Islamiyyah is not returnable whether they are accepted for publication or not. Manuscripts should be submitted through the online submission and refereeing system and we are pleased to announce that the Ulum Islamiyyah is using the ScholarOne Manuscripts™.

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