About the Journal

AL MASHALIH is an international journal published by Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Syariah Husnul Khotimah (STIS HK) Kuningan, West Java, Indonesia. The journal will focus on providing quality research in the areas of Islamic Family and Economic Law. The goal of the journal is to cover topics that are paramount in modern Islamic family and economics law. Accordingly, papers that focus on emerging and interdisciplinary topics are encouraged. In addition, the goal of the journal is to provide research that is relevant and applicable to a diverse set of Islamic Law researchers and professionals.The Journal is published twice a year on June and December. The aim of the journal is to disseminate the Islamic Family and Economic Law researches done by researchers.

Editor Policies

Focus and Scope

Al Mashalih Journal publishes multi-disciplinary research and critical review of issues on Islamic Family and Economic Law. Specifically, the journal will deal with topics, including but not limited to:

  • Islamic Law (fiqh and ushul fiqh, Thought of Contemporary Islamic Law, etc.)
  • Islamic Family Law (Marriage and Divorce, legacy, wills, adoption law, etc.)
  • Islamic Economic Law (economic and financial law, Zakah, waqf, philanthropy, etc.)

Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Peer Review Process

Al Mashalih Journal highly appreciates their kind support by agreeing to review an article for our journal. Before they consent to evaluate any paper, the reviewers are requested to consider a number of points. First, if the paper is not in your area of research interest and expertise, please inform the editor and feel free to refuse to review it. Second, if you have no free time to evaluate the paper before the deadline, kindly inform the editor. Third, in case of any conflicts of interest, the reviewers’ acknowledgement can be very useful in our final decision. Therefore, if by any chance you have read the paper before or happen to know the authors, please inform the editor about this.

Kindly make sure you review the paper confidentially. Please avoid contacting the authors. In addition, should you feel the need to ask a third party for their comments, please make sure to inform the managing editor in advance.

Before they are sent to reviewers, all Al Mashalih Journal papers are previewed by our editor(s)-in-chief. The papers are also checked for their originality using the turn-it-in software. However to our experience, there have been cases of plagiarism which the software has failed to detect. If you doubt the originality of any part(s) of the work you are reviewing, please inform the editor. In addition, if you suspect the accuracy or truth of any part(s) of the work under review, make sure to inform the editor about it.

Al Mashalih Journal reviewers are requested to evaluate the articles based on a number of evaluative criteria available in the review form including the clarity, quality, thoroughness, relevance, significance, and soundness of the works. Reviewers are expected to leave comments in the manuscript itself and in the review form. These comments are very valuable for the professional development of any authors and will definitely  help them improve their work.

Reviewers may also add their comments in the second section of the Review Form. Having reviewed the paper, the reviewer is requested to make any of the following decisions:

  • Accept as it is
  • Accept with minor revisions
  • Revise and resubmit
  • Reject

This decision should be based on the merits and demerits of the work under review.

Al Mashalih Journal papers are proofread before they are published, and the reviewers are by no means obliged to correct or mark language errors or typos. However, if the reviewers detect such cases, they are most welcome to highlight them.

Al Mashalih Journal corresponds with its reviewers only through email; therefore, you are requested to email your report and in-text comments to the managing editor.

Al Mashalih Journal Managing Editor is not involved in editorials decisions.

Publication Frequency

AL MASHALIH is published two times a year (June, and December)

Journal Contact

Mailing Address

Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Syariah Husnul Khotimah
Desa Maniskidul Kecamatan Jalaksana Kabupaten Kuningan Jawa Barat
Telp. 0232-613808 Fax. 0232-613809

Principal Contact

Dr. Mualim, S.Pd.I., M.A.
Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Syariah Husnul Khotimah

Support Contact

Eka (Managing Editor)
Phone 085323427690