Focus and Scope         
          The Journal of Islamic Studies focuses on academic works in fields of Islamic Studies, Muslim Studies and Middle East Studies, from national scholars and worldwide. 

Peer Review Process         
          Each manuscript submitted to the Journal of Islamic Studies is subject to an initial review by the editorial board in order to determine if it is aligned with the journal’s aims and scope, and complies with essential requirements. Then at least 3 qualified reviewers are solicited to evaluate a manuscript before publishing.   

          Four languages are available, namely Thai, English, Malay and Arab.  

Publication Frequency
          The journal is a biannual  (2 issues per year).
          - 1st Issue from January to June
          - 2nd Issue from July to December

Sources of Support
          College of Islamic Studies, Prince of Songkla University, Pattani Campus

Notes for Authors

Method of Writing Citation and Reference

 Citations and References

1) This journal uses the author-date in-text method of citation; that is the name or surname of the author (s) and the year of publication are inserted in the text at the appropriate point (before or after the cited expression or narrative).  If the name of the author appears as part of the narrative, cite only the year of publication in parentheses. Otherwise, place both the name and the year, separated by the comma, in parentheses. The page number(s) may be cited as a specific part of a source, e.g., Vijarn (2544) or (Vijarn, 2544, p. 45); Haybron (2008, p.33) or (Haybron, 2008, pp. 24-30).

2) All the works cited in text with an author-date citation system must be listed alphabetically in the reference section in APA Citation Style (American Psychological Association) 6TH Edition under a "References" heading.


Examples of reference in APA style are as follows:

  1. Books

Author (s). (Year of publication).

Title. (edition). Place of publication: Publisher.


Danai Theanputha. (2551). Human management in the next century (4TH edition).    Bangkok: Xpernet.

Santrock, J. W. (2009). Educational psychology. (4TH ed). Boston: McGrawHill.

Hewstone, M., Fincham, F. D. & Foster, J. (2005). Psychology. Malden: Blackwell.


  1. Article, story, or other titled parts of a book

               Author (s). (Year of Publication).

Article, story, or other titled parts. In Editor(s), Book title. (page numbers). Place of publication: Publisher.



Haybron, D. M. (2008). Philosophy and the science of subjective well-being. In M.   Eid & R. J. Larsen (Eds.). The science of subjective well-being. (pp. 20-35).    New York: Guildford Press.


  1. Periodical articles

Author (s). (Year of publication).

Article title. Periodical title. Year, (issue number).   Page numbers.



Abdullah Cheklong. (2560). Study of students' 21st-century learning skills in educational institutes of southern border provinces. Journal of Islamic Studies. 8(2), 1-15.

Moten, Abdul Rashid. (1990). Islamization of knowledge: Methodology of research in political science, American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences. 7, 2. 161-175


  1. Thesis

Published issuance:

Author. (Year of publication). Title (Thesis/Dissertation). Name of the institute, Place of publication.



Romli Toktunjong. (2550). Management of zakat by Provincial Islamic Council Committee and Masjid Islamic committee in three southern border provinces of Thailand (M.Ed. thesis). Prince of Songkla University, Pattani.


Electronic issuance:

Author. (Year of publication). Title (Thesis/dissertation, the name of the institute).    Retrieved from https://www.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


  1. Information data retrieved from worldwide websites

Author (s). (Year, month and date). Title (database form). Retrieved from    https://www.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx



Prince of Songkla University. (2558). Educational Manual for Bachelor Degrees, 2561 B.E. Retrieved from


  1. Audio-visual data from YouTube or worldwide websites

Author (s). (Year, month and date).

Title (database form). Retrieved from https://www.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx



Uwaras Sitticharnbuncha. (2560). TQA organizational structure. (video file).‏ Retrieved from



  1. Thai writer's name is written in full form, i.e., first name and last name. And if the writer is foreigner his name is written in the form of the family name, an acronym of first and middle name respectively.
  2. Title in English uses a capital letter for its first letter and for its proper noun only.
  3. If no name of publication place appears in a source of cited material just put n.p. in its place which means no place. This is for sources in foreign languages.
  4. If no name of publisher appears in a source of cited material just put n.p. in its place which means no publisher. This is for sources in foreign languages.
  5. If no year of publication appears in a source of cited material just put n.d. in its place which means no date of publication. This is for sources in foreign languages.