Journal History

Kitabina: Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra  Arab (ISSN online 2775-1309 ) is an open-access and a double blind peer-reviewed journal on Arabic Language and Literature in the world. This journal is published by the Arabic Language and Literature Department, Faculty of Adab and Humanities, Universitas Islam Negeri Raden Fatah Palembang, South Sumatera Indonesia. This journal is published biannually in June and December.  Kitabina: Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra has been indexed in google scholar, Garuda, Moraref, Arjuna, etc.


The articles published are articles from the results of empirical research or thought study contributing to the development of Arabic Studies: Language, Literature, Culture, etc.

The first article was published in December 2020. This journal is published twice per year on a regular basis, in June and December edition by an online system/ Open Journal System (OJS). Each edition publishes 5 articles.

Since the fifth edition (Vol. 3 No.1), 2023, Kitabina changed the appearance of the cover, adding articles to 6 articles for each publication, changing templates, refreshing the editorial and reviewer board. All these changes were made in order to prepare this journal to be accredited, both Sinta and others.