Open Access Policy

Journal of Islamic Law Studies has started to publish all scholarly articles under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) since 2022 (Issue: 39).

Journal is an open-access journal and all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. In this context, all the articles published in the journal are accessible on Dergipark. Printed copies of the journal are also distributed free of charge. Our journal allows its readers to "read, download, copy, distribute, print, search or link to their full texts" in accordance with the definition of "open access" of BOAI (Budapest Open Access Initiative).

The journal also adopts and applies the "The Initiative for Open Citations I4OC" approach in line with Open Access Policy, for citations. Click for detailed information.

From the beginning of 2022 authors publishing with Journal of Islamic Law Studies retain the copyright (without any restrictions) to their work, licensing it under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). With this permission of the licensee copying, distribution and viewing operations on the work can only be performed on verbatim copies of the work, not derivative works. This license allows the work to be shared, copied and reproduced in any size and format, except for commercial use and without changing the content, provided that it is referenced and published under similar license conditions to be created.

You are free to:

Share: Copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format.

Under the following terms:

Attribution: You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

Non Commercial: You may not use the material for commercial purposes.

No Derivatives: If you remix, transform or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material.

No additional restrictions: You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.


You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation.

No warranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy or moral rights may limit how you use the material.