Ulumuna (P-ISSN: 1411-3457, 2355-7648, E-ISSN: 2775-2453), a journal of Islamic studies published twice a year by State Islamic University (UIN) Mataram since 1997, is concerned with publishing original (library or field) research articles in the field of Islamic studies. All submitted papers are subject to double-blind review process.  

Ulumuna received its reaccredited by the Director General of Strengthening Research and Development, Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia in 2022. Through Director Decree No. 105/E/KPT/2022, this accreditation is effective until 2027. In July 20, 2022, Ulumuna was indexed by Scopus.  

Ulumuna has become a CrossRef Member since year 2015. Therefore, all articles published by Ulumuna will have unique Digital Object Identifier (DOI) number.

Focus and Scope

Ulumuna aims to promote scientific publication on Islam and Muslim culture in its broadest sense covering textual, historical and empirical aspects, both classical/medieval, modern and contemporary periods in the Islamic World and beyond. This journal encompasses original research articles based on library and/or empirical research in the field of Islamic studies especially on, but not limited to, eight main topics: (1) the Qur’an and hadith (2) Islamic Law (3) Islamic Theology (Kalam) (4) Islamic Philosophy (5) Islamic Mysticism (Tasawwuf) (6) Islamic Education (7) Islamic Communication and Propogation (Dakwa) and (8) Islamic Politics. It encourages articles that employ a multi-disciplinary approach to those topics. Scholars from any countries and region that are concerned with Islam and its manifestation throughout Muslim history and geography in the Islamic World and beyond can submit their article to Ulumuna and use this open access journal.

Section Policies

The Published articles are Open Submissions, Indexed, and Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All articles submitted to this online journal are subject to peer-review processes. Ulumuna uses a double blind reviewer. The accepted research articles will be available online following the journal peer-reviewing process. The final decision whether or not an article is accepted is on the right of the editor-in-chief based on recommendations from the reviewers. The language of this journal is English.

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.


This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

Publication Ethic

Journal of Ulumuna is a peer-reviewed national journal, available in print and online and published twice a year. This statement clarifies the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer­­­­­ and the publisher (State Islamic University [UIN] Mataram, Indonesia). This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors. More...

Disclosure and conflicts of interest

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.