Journal History

Jurnal Afkaruna was first published in 2002 as Afkaruna: Jurnal Ilmu-ilmu Keislaman. In 2012, the journal's name has been changed. The newly established journal is Afkaruna: Indonesian Interdisclinary Journal of Islamic Studies.    

Now, Jurnal Afkaruna is an Indonesian bilingual journal published by the Faculty of Islamic Studies, Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta. The journal publishes empirically grounded and multidisciplinary work on Islam and its related issues, spanning the history, Quranic studies, Exegesis, tradition, education, dakwah, politics, sufism, philosophy, Islamic manuscripts, Islamic economics and finance, social movements, ritual and philanthropy. Arfkaruna aims to promote excellent scholarship or articles on Islam that present original findings, new ideas or concepts that result from contemporary research projects in Islamic studies, area studies (especially Southeast Asia and the Middle East), social sciences, and the humanities. Intended for a regional and global readership, Afkaruna is published two times a year (June and December). As a peer-reviewed Indonesian journal, it welcomes scholarly works on Islam written in English and Bahasa Indonesia.