Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Qistie berisi topik yang umumnya terkait dengan masalah Hukum di Indonesia dan di seluruh dunia. Artikel yang dikirim dapat mencakup isu-isu topikal dalam Hukum Perdata, Hukum Pidana, Hukum Acara Perdata, Hukum Acara Pidana, Hukum Dagang, Hukum Konstitusional, Hukum Internasional, Hukum Administrasi Negara, Hukum Adat, Hukum Islam, Hukum Agraria, Hukum Lingkungan, dll


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

JURNAL QISTIE: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum maintains the standards of peer review while increasing the efficiency of the process. At least two reviewers independently review every manuscript submitted to JURNAL QISTIE: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum in the form of "double-blind peer review." The decision for accepted, accepted with revisions, or rejected is based upon their reports/recommendation. In some instances, the editor may submit an article for review to another, the third reviewer before making a decision, if necessary. All research articles published in JURNAL QISTIE: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum undergo full peer review, key characteristics of which are listed below:


At least two suitably qualified experts review all research articles.

The journals’ Editors-in-Chief make all publication decisions based on 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 JURNAL QISTIE: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum to maintain peer review integrity while delivering rapid turnaround and maximum efficiency to authors, reviewers, and editors alike.

JURNAL QISTIE: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum additionally benefits through the manuscript referral process from the high-quality peer review conducted by established journals.

Peer review of referred papers:Editors of JURNAL QISTIE: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum will decide promptly whether to accept, reject, or request revisions of referred papers based on the reviews and editorial insight of the supporting journals. Besides, 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 novel submissions: Articles submitted directly to JURNAL QISTIE: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum 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.


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.


Publication Ethics

This is the statement of ethics for Qistie published by Faculty of Law Wahid Hasyim University. This statement was adapted from the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and covers the code of ethics for chief editor, editorial board members, reviewers and authors. This statement is based on: http://publicationethics.org/files/u2/New_Code.pdf

Articles published in Qistie is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge on education and those are a direct reflection of the writers and institutions quality. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the authors, the journal editors, the peer reviewers, the publisher and the society. Editors of Qistie are committed to guarantee that all procedures are directed merely to facilitate an objective and intellectual treatment. Further, the editors and reviewers evaluate manuscripts without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or certain political and group interest.

Duties of Authors

Have the responsibility of ensuring only new and original work is submitted. Must not reproduce work that has been previously published in other journals. Must not submit any articles that are being reviewed or considered by the journal to other journals simultaneously. Are only allowed to publish their work elsewhere after receiving a formal rejection from the journal or if their request to withdraw their work is officially accepted by the journal. Must inform the Chief Editor or the publisher of any inaccuracy of data in their published work so that correction or retraction of article can be done. Should make significant contributions and be held accountable for any shortcoming in their work.

Duties of Reviewers

Must disclose any competing interest before agreeing to review a submission. Can refuse to review any submission due to a conflict of interest or inadequate knowledge. Review all submissions objectively, fairly and professionally. Reveal any ethical misconduct encountered while reviewing to the Chief Editor for further action. Should ensure the originality of a submission and be alert to any plagiarism and redundant publication. Must not discuss the content of the submission without permission. Adhere to the time allocated for the review process. Requests for extension to review the submission is at the discretion of the Chief Editor.

Duties of Editorial Board Members

Actively contribute to the development and the greater good of the journal. Act as ambassadors for the journal. Continuously support and promote the journal. Review any work assigned to them.

Duties of Chief Editor

Evaluate manuscripts fairly and solely on their intellectual merit. Ensure confidentiality of manuscripts and not disclose any information regarding manuscripts to anyone other than the people involved in the publishing process. Has the responsibility to decide when and which articles are to be published. Actively seek the views of board members, reviewers and authors on how to improve/ increase the image and visibility of the journal. Give clear instructions to potential contributors on the submission process and what is expected of the authors. Ensure appropriate reviewers are selected/ identified for the reviewing process.


Screening Plagiarism

Manuscripts submitted to Journal Qistie are to be screened for plagiarism using Turnitin. Journal Qistie will promptly reject manuscripts that are leading to either self-plagiarism or plagiarism. Authors indicated performing plagiarism or self-plagiarism will be blacklisted and disallowed to submit their manuscripts to Journal Qistie . Please refer to our Author Guideline and Publication Ethics regarding our provisions of submission.


Author Fees

Article Processing Charges

To increase the quality of articles at Jurnal Qistie, Since Januari 2021 this journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publishing Charges (APCs): The fee for publication of an original paper in this journal is 350.000 (IDR) (for Indonesian author) & $35 (for Foreign author).

If the paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to fill out and send a Statement of originality along with your digital signature and you will be asked to pay the fee.

This fee includes the proofreading cost/fee of the manuscript. Accepted manuscripts WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED until payment has been received.

The mode of payment: The author may send through Direct Deposit from any bank to our bank account with the following details: This is the name and bank account to transfer the fee: Bank Account Number: 1148733272 Bank Name : BNI (BANK NEGARA INDONESIA ) Account Name : Adityo Putro Prakoso 

*Please send your copy of the publication fee deposit slip to contact number


Revenue Sources

Jurnal Qistie is an open-access journal, which is published in both the online and print versions. Source of income from institutional support (faculty). Source of income, which is utilized in maintaining the administrative and the print cost. Also, a very non-significant part of revenue comes from the subscription.


Archieving Policy

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.


Journal Subscription

HOW TO SUBSCRIBE Please send an email to jurnalqistie@unwahas.ac.id or by whatsapp +6282133778162 stating the intention to subscribe or purchase a print-copy of the journal. The journal admin will issue an invoice and deliver the product upon confirmation of the subscription. Subscription Price: IDR125.000,00 per issue (from 2018 - onwards). The shipment cost is not yet included and calculated depending on the weight and delivery address.


Peer Review Process

JURNAL QISTIE maintains the standards of peer review while increasing the efficiency of the process. All submitted manuscripts are read by the editorial staff. The review proccess uses double blind review system. Those manuscripts evaluated by editors to be inappropriate to journal criteria are rejected promptly without external review. Manuscripts evaluated to be of potential interest to our readership are sent to reviewers. The editors then make a decision based on the reviewer’s recommendation from among several possibilities: rejected, require major revision, need minor revision, or accepted.


Reference Application Usage

The manuscript that is registered must use the manager's reference application: Mendeley or Zotero.