About the Journal


Focus and Scope

The presence of the JURNAL ILMIAH GEMA PERENCANA is not as an information medium that presents the activities and programs of the Ministry of Religious Affairs, but as a vehicle for the publication of "Policy Papers" from planners, researchers and related academics in the FOCUS of: Social, Education, Economics, and Spatial from the religion and religious SCOPE.

The publication of the research results above can be accessed openly (open access journal) with a publication frequency of 3 (three) times in 1 (one) year, namely: April; August; and December.


Article Writing Terms

  • Articles have never been published in other media or journals. The author includes an "Author Statement" (samples can be duplicated as attached in this Journal). The letter is listed on the start page and included in one file when sending/uploading.
  • The author must follow the style and systematics of writing articles as stated in the "TEMPLATE" of this journal.
  • Authors must follow the "Author's Guide" instructions in this Journal.
  • Authors need to understand the "Review Process" of this Journal.
  • Writing is done by taking into account the rules for using punctuation and spelling contained in the Indonesian Language Development Committee. 2000. Improved Indonesian Spelling Guidelines. Jakarta: Language Center of the Ministry of National Education.
  • The article is saved in a file: Microsoft Word, A4 size.
  • Type in the article using the font type: GEORGIA 12 points and spacing according to TEMPLATE (for Arabic-Latin transliteration use the font type: TIMES NEW ARABIC according to the SKB Minister of Religious and Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia Number: 158/1987 and Number: 0543 b/U/ 1987 dated January 22, 1988).



Article writing is done with the following systematization:

  • Title. The title is a short, concise and clear formulation of the subject matter. The title contains the main research variables. Titles are written in Indonesian and English.
  • Writer's name. The author's name is written in full and without a title. The author's name is written next to the abstract, complete with the name of the agency in charge and email address.
  • Abstract and Keywords. An abstract is an important component in a scientific paper, such as: policy papers, articles, etc., using effective sentences, with a concise, clear and concise presentation of the content regarding: main problem, objectives, methods used, data/policy results obtained, as well as conclusions and recommendations. Make sure that the articles discussed in this "writing" are related to "Development Planning Policies in the fields of: Social, Educational, Economic and Spatial in the scope of Religion and Religion. Complete an abstract of 200-250 words. Keywords are written below the abstract, between 3 (three) to 5 (five) words/phrases.
  • Introduction. The introductory part is a discussion that includes: (1) background and problem statement/identification, (2) problem description, (3) objectives and benefits (objective), (4) theoretical framework/ conceptual framework/thinking framework (conceptual framework/theoretical framework), and (5) literature review.
  • Methodology. This section is an explanation of the method used in the study.
  • Results and Discussion. This section presents existing theories, concepts, policy regulations or other relevant references and will be used to analyze the issues/problems stated in the problem statement. Based on the results of the analysis and discussion, options or several policy choices will be produced that might be a solution to the problem. These policy alternatives may also be policy options that have been implemented by other agencies/countries that have faced similar problems. Apart from that, it also proposes alternative policy offers that can be obtained from the results of expert discussions, study results, research results, journal articles, proceedings, books or other relevant references.
  • How to Present Tables. The table title is displayed in the left margin, written in Georgian 10 font, with 1 space. The words "Table" and "number" are written in bold, while the table title is written normally. Use numbers (1, 2, 3, etc…) for the table headings. The inclusion of sources or table notes is placed below the table, left aligned, using Georgia size 9 after 6.
  • How to Present Images, Graphs, Photos, and Diagrams. Images, graphs, photos, and diagrams are written in the left margin (left), written in Georgian 10 font, with 1 space spacing. Captions for pictures, graphs, photos, and diagrams are written under the illustrations. The words “pictures,” “graphics,” “photos” “diagrams” and “numbers” are written in bold, while the contents of the information are written normally. Use numbers (1, 2, 3, etc…) for numbering pictures, graphs, photos, and diagrams. The inclusion of sources or explanations is placed below the illustrations, left aligned, using Georgia size 9 after 6. Illustrations of pictures, graphs, photos, and diagrams are in black and white unless the color determines the meaning.
  • Conclusions and Recommendations. The content contained in the "Conclusion" must answer the existing "problem formulation". So, the conclusion is not a re-writing of the discussion and is not a summary, but rather a brief explanation in the form of complete sentences or in the form of sequential conclusion points. The conclusion is a synthesis of the main findings discussed in the analysis and discussion of policy options, not repeating paragraphs or sentences (copy-paste) in the previous section. Meanwhile, "Recommendations" contain material for consideration for stakeholders in making decisions and making policies based on the topics discussed. Policy recommendations must really have a substantive connection with the problem formulation and analysis/discussion of the problem (coherence).
  • Acknowledgments (if any): Acknowledgments are addressed to if an article is based on team research funded by a particular institution. Acknowledgments can also be addressed to parties who play a role, such as supervisors or reviewers, in writing articles.
  • References (Bibliography). Elements that are written in references, successively include: (1) the author's name is written in the following order: last name, first name, and middle name, without an academic degree (period); (2) year of publication (period); (3) title, including subtitle (period); (4) place of publication (colon); and (5) name of the publisher (colon). The reference system uses the form of a note, not a footnote or endnote. References are written in left-right alignment (justify) in the Jurnal Ilmiah GEMA PERENCANA referring to the American Psychological Association (APA) 7th writing system, hanging 0.75, using Georgian 12pt font, spaced 1 after 6, arranged alphabetically. The minimum number of references is 10: 40% books and 60% journals, with a maximum age of publication in the last 10 years.