Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

International Journal of the Malay World and Civilisation (Iman) is published three times a year by Institute of the Malay World and Civilisation, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. The primary aim of the journal is to publish research undertaken by scholars and researchers in the field of Malay studies, including science and technology, language and linguistics, traditional and modern literature, history, human habitat and environment, culture and philosophy in the Malay world.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

All manuscripts will be reviewed by the Editorial Board and at least one independent reviewer. Decision regarding the publication of a manuscript is based on their recommendations.

The authors will receive the first galley proofs from the Editorial Board. It is requested to be returned within two weeks. In the case where proofs is not returned, it will be read by the editors against the revised version of the manuscript without the author’s corrections. Second and third galley proofs will be read by editors to ensure that corrections have been made as noted by the author.