About the Journal

Journal of Islamic Finance (JIF) is an official publication of IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIiBF), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).

The journal is designed to provide a platform for researchers, academicians and practitioners who are interested in new knowledge and discussing ideas, issues and challenges in the field of Islamic finance, banking, accounting, business and economics.

The scope the journal includes, but is not limited to, Islamic banking, Islamic capital markets, Islamic wealth management, issues on Shari’ah implementation and practices of Islamic banking, zakat, waqf, takaful and comparative analysis of Islamic and conventional financial institutions. The journal is published biannually in June and December and all articles are in English.


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Malaysian Citation Index (MyCite)

Islamic World Science Citation Database (ISC)

Index Islamicus 



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