By. Iredho Fani Reza, MA.Si & Seri Erlita, M.A

Update : 20 December 2023

PSIKIS: Jurnal Psikologi Islami is a Scientific Journal published by Program Studi Psikologi Islam, Fakultas Psikologi, Universitas Islam Negeri Raden Fatah Palembang. From 2015 to 2016, PSIKIS: Jurnal Psikologi Islami, volumes 1 and 2 are still under the Faculty of Ushuluddin and Islamic Thought of UIN Raden Fatah Palembang. With the Journal Management Team: Zaharuddin, M.Ag (Editor in Chief); Alhamdu, S.Psi., M.Ed. Psy (Editor Manager); Muhamad Uyun, M.Sc and Ema Yudiani, M.Sc., Psychologist (Editor); and Iredho Fani Reza, MA.Si (Administration). PSIKIS: Jurnal Psikologi Islami was only produced in the form of a Print Journal, with ISSN: 2502-728X.

Articles that can be published in Psikis : Jurnal Psikologi Islami are articles from empirical research (quantitative or qualitative approaches), literature studies or thought studies which are seen as contributing to the development of general psychology and Islamic psychology especially with the theme of integration of psychology and Islam, which done individually or in groups. The primary target audiences of this journal are academicians, practitioners, graduate students and other professionals with interest in Islamic Psychology.

Starting publishing volume 2 No.1 in 2016, the manuscript article published in Psikis: Jurnal Psikologi Islami only eight (8) articles, previously on volume 1 No.1 and volume 1 No. 2 there are ten (10) articles. Changes from 10 articles to 8 articles are based on the desire to improve the quality of articles, because the selectivity process has been carried out for the articles that came in. With the Journal Management Team: Dr. Muhamad Uyun (Editor in Chief); Iredho Fani Reza, MA.Si, Alhamdu, S.Psi., M.Ed. Psy (Editor). PSIKIS: Jurnal Psikologi Islami was only produced in the form of a Print Journal, with ISSN: 2502-728X.

In 2017, Program Studi Psikologi Islam moved to Fakultas Psikologi Universitas Islam Negeri Raden Fatah Palembang. The dean at this time is Prof. Dr. Ris'an Rusli, MA, With the journal management team: Iredho Fani Reza, MA.Si (Editor in Chief), Alhamdu, M.Ed., Psy, Eko Oktapiya Hadinata, MA.Si, Seri Erlita, MA, Rizki Amaliyah, MA.Si, Nur'aini Azizah, MA (Team Editor). Along with the structural changes in leadership. PSIKIS: Jurnal Psikologi Islami under management has just developed. PSIKIS: Jurnal Psikologi Islami which was originally only the Print Journal developed into an Online Journal and Print Journal. Print out (p) with ISSN: 2502-728X and electronic (e) with ISSN Online: 2549-6468.

Start volume 3 No. 1 PSIKIS: Jurnal Psikologi Islami has started to be published online using OJS. OJS is an abbreviation of Open Journal Systems. Open Journal Systems (OJS) is a journal publishing system and management that has been developed by the General Knowledge Project through government-funded efforts to expand and improve access to research results.

The last three (3) years of turmoil and struggle have produced very significant results for PSIKIS: Jurnal Psikologi Islami, which is indexed by SINTA 3 in 2018. Based on the understanding on the Ristekdikti page, that SINTA (Science and Technology Index) is a portal containing performance measurement of Science and Technology which includes the performance of researchers, writers, authors, journal performance and the performance of science and technology institutions. Not only SINTA 3, PSIKIS: Jurnal Psikologi Islami is also indexed by Google Scholar, DOAJ, GARUDA and others (can be seen on page Abstracting & Indexing).

Beginning in July 2019 repairs and renewal of the PSIKIS: Jurnal Psikologi Islami OJS. These repairs and updates are carried out in the Article template, which was originally a Journals template. This improvement and renewal is carried out for the submission of PSIKIS : Jurnal Psikologi Islami OJS accredited SINTA 2.

Alhamdulillah, thanks to the hard work of the Journal Team, which was renewed again: Editor in Chief: Iredho Fani Reza, MA.Si. Editor Team: Eko Oktapiya Hadinata, MA.Si, Nur'aini Azizah, MA, Sofa Amalia, M.Si, Ary Antony Putra, MA, Sarah Afifah, MA, Inda Purwasih, M.Psi., Psychology, along with assistance from the reviewer. So that the Psychic Journal right on August 19, 2019 received Sinta 2 Accreditation by the Research, Technology and Higher Education Ministry (Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education) Directorate General of Research and Development Strengthening of the Republic of Indonesia with the Decree of the Director General of Research and Development Strengthening Ministry of Research, Technology and Education High Republic of Indonesia Number 23 / E / KPT / 2019.

In the Vol. 5 No. 1 of 2019, the Psikis : Jurnal Psikologi Islami has been accredited by Sinta 2. So that the next target of Psikis : Jurnal Psikologi Islami is to get Sinta 1 and be indexed on Scopus. This is the dream of a Psikis Journal to become an internationally reputable journal. So several efforts were made, such as adding back articles in each issue, from 8 articles to 10 articles. As well as every article published in English. Recruitment of reviewers who have international reputation.

As a form of quality journal management for the Republic of Indonesia, it is proven that the Journal has been accredited by the Ministry of Research and Technology / National Research and Innovation Agency. Psikis : Jurnal Psikologi Islami since 2019 has received Sinta Rank Accreditation 2 with Accreditation Certificate Number 23/E/KPT/2019 with a score of 72.25. In 2023, Psychic: Journal of Islamic Psychology re-accredited through the volume edition of Vol 8 No 2 December 2023 with the results of staying in the Sinta 2 rank with Accreditation Certificate Number 225/E / KPT / 2022 with the acquisition of scores increased from the previous accreditation, with a score of 75.

This achievement for the entire academic community of Universitas Islam Negeri Raden Fatah Palembang and the Faculty of Psychology Islamic Psychology Study Programme in particular is a happy and proud thing. Because the Sinta 2 Ranking Journal until this news was published, at Universitas Islam Negeri Raden Fatah Palembang there were only 3 journals out of a total of 73 existing journals, became the achievement of the Rector's IKU, supported the accreditation of the Islamic Psychology Study Program, helped all internal and external lecturers in achieving promotion and functional.

Psikis : Jurnal Psikologi Islam survived again in Sinta 2, thanks to the efforts of all parties starting from the elements: Internal editorial board led by Editor in Chief: Iredho Fani Reza, MA.Si, Section Editor: Kusuma Kartika Hima Darmayanti, M.Si, Editors: Eko Oktapiya Hadinata, MA.Si., Sarah Afifah, M.A. Moral support from the leadership of the Faculty of Psychology, Dean. Dr Zuhdiyah, M.Ag, the person in charge of journal publication, Vice Dean II, Dr Muhamad Uyun, M.Si. External editorial board from Indonesia including: Nur'aini Azizah, M.A. (UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung), Sofa Amalia, M.Si. (University of Muhammadiyah Malang), Ary Antony Putra, M.A (Riau Islamic University).

International Editorial board external from abroad include: Aleksander Nikolaevich Veraksa (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia), Ahmad Munji (Marmara University, Turkey), Monika dos Santos (Department of Psychology, University of South Africa), Laura C. Anderson (University of Maryland), Rozainee Khairuddin (University Kebangsaan Malaysia), Andrian Liem (University of Macau), Marjon C. Malacapay (College of Teacher Education, Central Philippines State University, Philippines). Web Production and Technical Editor are Padjrin, M.Pd and Kemas Jumansyah, S.SI. Language Editor from Professional team and LBPP LIA Palembang. Layouter team from students of the Faculty of Psychology who are members of the Psychometic unit: Psychology Media and Journalistic. Reviewer Team from various institutions from Europe, Australia, America, Asia (List of Reviewer List). A team of authors who are willing to publish their articles in Psychic: Journal of Islamic Psychology. As well as support from the leadership of UIN Raden Fatah Palembang, LP2M, UIN Raden Fatah Journal House, RJI (Relawan Jurnal Indonesia) South Sumatra, Himpsi Islamic Psychology Association (API).

For the future Psikis : Jurnal Psikologi Islami has a roadmap to become an Internationally Reputable Journal by aiming to be indexed by Scopus in 2027. Previously, Psychic Journal had tried to register for Scopus indexation, but it was not successful with a note that it needed to improve the quality of articles. Through the support of all parties and the attention of the leadership, especially the Faculty of Psychology, Islamic Psychology Study Programme, God willing, this can be achieved, amin.