Journal History

Starting from the Mu'amalah Study Center discussion forum sponsored by the Department of Sharia Economic Law and attended by students, lecturers and academics of Sharia Economic Law, Mu’amalah: Jurnal Hukum Ekonomi Syariah became a forum for publishing the writings discussed in the discussion forum. Mu'amalah is a special study that discusses contracts, agreement jurisprudence, and sharia economic law.

Mu’amalah: Jurnal Hukum Ekonomi Syariah is a journal published by the State Islamic Institute (IAIN) Metro, an Islamic higher education institution in Indonesia. Its history began at the beginning of the 21st century when IAIN Metro realized the need for an academic platform that focused on multidisciplinary studies of Islamic law. The founding of Mu'amalah was motivated by the need to encourage research, analysis and scientific discussion on sharia economic law. Various sharia economic law issues, including contracts, agreements, transaction jurisprudence and economic law.

First published in 2022, Mu'amalah began as a progressive publication platform and important forum for academics, legal practitioners and Islamic thinkers to share research findings and thoughts. This journal aims to provide space for researchers to develop new ideas, examine the struggle between transactional jurisprudence and societal culture, and encourage a better understanding of sharia economic law. The articles published in Mu'amalah consist of various methodological approaches and perspectives, which reflect the diversity of thought of the academic community.

At the beginning of its publication, Mu'amalah aimed to expand the scope of national and international readers by applying titles, abstracts and keywords written in English. Since the first issue of Vol. 2 In 2023, Mu'amalah has published a total of 20 manuscripts by authors from 2 countries, namely Turkey and Indonesia. Likewise with Vol.3 No.1, June 2024 edition, which publishes 10 manuscripts by authors from 5 countries, including Thailand, Egypt, England, Malaysia and Indonesia. Mu'amalah continues to improve to expand its impact through indexation efforts at both national and international levels. In the first year, Mu'amalah used indexing services such as Google Scholar, Garuda, Moraref, Crossref, and Dimensions. It is also an important platform in encouraging intercultural and interreligious dialogue through research, taking into account the implications of sharia economic law in the context of a multicultural and multireligious society.