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Author Guidelines


The title should be less than 15 words, capitalized, centered, thick (bold), font Time News Roman with font size 14 with single space.

Author, ownership, and e-mail

The Journal operates a peer review process and promotes blind reviewing. To facilitate this process, author’s names (without academic titles), institutional affiliations, and the email address of the corresponding author should appear only on a detachable cover sheet.


Abstract should be written in English and Indonesian in single space and submitted to the Journal should normally be between 1,50 to 2,00 words and On the abstract, explicitly write in bold: Introduction, objective of the papers, method, findings, and conclusion.


Below the abstract, about four keywords should appear together with the main body of the article

Journal script

The manuscripts should normally be between 25 pages with single spacing and font Time News Roman with font size 12, justify. Manuscripts must include an introduction, a review of relevant literature (this part may be merged with the introduction or written in a separate section), a clear description of the method/methodology, a summary of the findings, a discussion on the implications of the findings, conclusions, and references


The introduction should contain (in sequence) a general background, a state of the art review as the basis for a scientific novelty statement of an article, a statement of scientific novelty, and a research or hypothesis problem. Introduction may also refer to some of the literature that is the reason for the study. At the end of the introduction should be written the purpose of review of the article. In the format of scientific articles there is no bibliographical review as in the research report, but is manifested in the form of a state of the art review to show the scientific novelty of the article.
In this introduction can also be loaded methods used in solving research problems, and not written in separate sub-chapters.

Script Content:

Contains discussions in accordance with the theme of the manuscript. In the discussion consists of sub-sub-discussion in accordance with the theme. The use of subtitles in the discussion in accordance with the purposes of discussion. If the discussion is the result of research, then write down the findings obtained from the research and supported by adequate data.

Contains discussions in accordance with the theme of the manuscript. In the discussion consists of sub-sub-discussion in accordance with the theme. The contents of the main text / discussion is written lock caps (large capital at the beginning of the word), bold (bold) without heading.

In writing sub-sub themes (smallest) attempted to avoid downward numbering but made in the form of paragraphs (example: among others: 1) .....; 2) .....; 3) .....)

Quotation and references follow Chicago style format with Times New Roman font 10 and the latter should be included at the end of the article in the following examples: footnote of the book; quotes from previous sources; journal articles; website. More can be seen in the example of footnote writing techniques.
Supporting Instruments

Supporting instruments

Supporting instruments can be images (graphs / charts) or tables. Images / tables are recommended in black and white format, and if made in a color format, it must be ensured that it can still be read clearly when the script is printed in black and white. The drawings / tables should be numbered and summarized above with the format; centered, TNR 10, space 1. Table contents are written in TNR 10 format, space 1.


The conclusion section consists of the summary, restatement of the main findings. Conclusion written bold (bold) without heading.

Yusrizal Efendi. “Prospek Pengembangan Perbankan Syariah di Indonesia”. Jurnal Transport, Vol. 1, No.1 (2015).
Departemen Agama Direktorat Jenderal Pembinaan Kelembagaan Agama Islam. Kompilasi Hukum Islam (KHI). Jakarta: Depag, 1991.

Hicman, G.R and Lee, D.S. Managing Human Resources in The Public Sectors: A Share Responsibility. Forth Worth: Harcourt Collage Publisher, 2001.

The sources cited should at least 80% come from those published in the last 10 years. The sources cited are primary sources in the forms of journal articles, books, and research reports, including theses and dissertations. Citations from journal should be at least 80% of the total references cited.
Bibliography should use the Mendeley reference management application. Writing format of bibliography used in Focus Journal of Islamic and Community Studies is in accordance with Chichago Style format.

Library in the form of scientific journals:
Yusrizal Efendi. "The Prospect of Sharia Banking Development in Indonesia". Journal of Transport, Vol. 1, No.1 (2015).

Books titled library:
Hicman, G.R and Lee, D.S. Managing Human Resources in The Public Sectors: A Share Responsibility. Forth Worth: Harcourt Collage Publisher, 2001.

Library in the form of Proceedings Seminar:
Fang, Q., Zhao, F., & Guibas, L. Lightweight sensing and communication protocols for target enumeration and aggregation. In M. Gerla, A. Ephremides, & M. Srivastava (Eds.), MobiHoc '03 fourth ACM symposium on mobile ad hoc networking and computing (pp. 165 -176). New York, NY: ACM Press, 2003.

Reader in the form HandBook:
Greisler, David S, Stupak, Ronald J. Handbook of Technology Management in Public Administration. New York: CRC Taylor and Francis, 2007.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with FOKUS : Jurnal Kajian Keislaman dan Kemasyarakatan agree to the following terms:

  • Authors retain copyright and grant the FOKUS : Jurnal Kajian Keislaman dan Kemasyarakatan right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) that allows others to share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material) the work for any purpose, even commercially with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in FOKUS : Jurnal Kajian Keislaman dan Kemasyarakatan.

  • Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in FOKUS : Jurnal Kajian Keislaman dan Kemasyarakatan

  • Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Fast-Track Review: 0.00 (IDR)
With the payment of this fee, the review, editorial decision, and author notification on this manuscript is guaranteed to take place within 4 weeks.

Article Publication: 0.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.