Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Mudarrisa: Jurnal Kajian Pendidikan Islam is a high-quality open-access peer-reviewed research journal published by Program Studi Pendidikan Guru Madrasah Ibtidaiyah, Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Salatiga, formerly known as Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia. Mudarrisa: Jurnal Kajian Pendidikan Islam is published twice a year (June and December). DOI; https://doi.org/10.18326/mudarrisa.

Mudarrisa: Jurnal Kajian Pendidikan Islam is the leading journal with the scope on Madrasah Ibtidaiyah (Islamic Elementary School) in the Indonesian context. The journal promotes academic research and discussion concerning Islamic Education, focusing on character education as well as teaching and learning in Elementary School Level.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process


MUDARRISA maintain the standards of peer review while increasing the efficiency of the process.

All research articles published in MUDARRISA undergo full peer review, key characteristics of which are listed below:

  • All research articles are reviewed by at least two suitably qualified experts.
  • All publication decisions are made by the journals’ Editors-in-Chief on the basis of the reviews provided
  • Members of the international Editorial Boards lend insight, advice, and guidance to the Editors-in-Chief generally and to assist decision making on specific submissions.
  • Managing Editors and Editorial Assistants provide the administrative support that allows MUDARRISA to maintain the integrity of double-blind peer review while delivering rapid turnaround and maximum efficiency to authors, reviewers, and editors alike.
  • The journal additionally benefits through the manuscript referral process from the high-quality peer review conducted by established journals.

Peer review of referred papers:

Editors of MUDARRISA will decide promptly whether to accept, reject, or request revisions of referred papers based on the reviews and editorial insight of the supporting journals. In addition, Editors will have the option of seeking additional reviews when needed. Authors will be advised when Editors decide further review is needed.

Peer review of article submissions:

Articles submitted directly to MUDARRISA will be fully peer-reviewed by at least two appropriately qualified experts in the field selected by the Editor-in-Chief. The Editor-in-Chief or a designated member of the Editorial Board will then decide whether to accept, reject or request revisions based on the reviews and comments received.

Editors will decide whether each submission reports well-conducted research with conclusions supported by the data presented in the paper. Assessments of priority will not be a factor in decision-making, but all papers must make an incremental or novel addition to the literature.


Publication Frequency

Mudarrisa emerge articles twice a year in June and December


Open Access Policy


"MUDARRISA: Jurnal Kajian Pendidikan Islam" is an open-access journal. Since its online availability in 2016, the journal provides immediate OPEN ACCESS (FREE ACCESS) to all of its published content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


The same FREE POLICY is also applicable for the author(s) in either the submission stage or other stages of article publication (after being decided to proceed). 




Mudarrisa strives for the constant availability of published articles. With this in mind, Mudarrisa content is continually archived and preserved its published articles in the library of Universitas Islam Negeri Salatiga.