About the Journal

Journal of Islamic Finance (JIF), published biannually (June and December), is a double blind peer-reviewed open-access journal of the 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 fields of Islamic banking, finance, accounting, business and economics.


Journal Scope

The scope of the journal includes, but is not limited to, Islamic banking and finance, Islamic capital markets, Islamic wealth management, issues on Shari’ah implementation and practices of Islamic banking and finance, zakat, waqf, takaful and comparative analysis of Islamic and conventional financial institutions.


Publication Frequency

 The journal is published biannually in June and December in English.


Peer Review Process

A manuscript undergoes a double-blind review process with reviews managed by the Editorial team.  Authors are required to upload revised versions and reply to the reviewer's comments.



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