Aims and Scope

International Journal of Islamic Banking and Finance Research (IJIBFR) is a peer-reviewed refereed journal that is published by the Centre for Research on Islamic Banking & Finance and Business. The journal aims are to publish papers that provide current issues within Islamic Banking and Islamic Finance in Asia, including Central Asia, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and other regions like the Middle East/Africa, Americas, Europe, etc. The subject areas include, but are not limited to the following fields:

  • Zakat
  • Waqf
  • Sadaqah
  • Awqaf
  • Hisbah
  • Bayt At-Mal
  • Islamic Insurance
  • Islamic Economics
  • Islamic Banking and Finance Law
  • Theory of Islamic Finance
  • Islamic Financial Instruments
  • Islamic Financial Instruments Development
  • Islamic Banking and Finance Law
  • Performance of Islamic Mutual Funds
  • Fiqh Muamalat in Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Islamic Financial Risk Management
  • Prophet Muhammad (S) On Economic Justice
  • Fiqh Muamalat in Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Operational Risk Management in Islamic Banks
  • Service Quality Measurement in Islamic Banks
  • Accounting for Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Performance and Efficiency of Islamic Banks and Takaful
  • Performance Measurement and Profitability of Islamic Banks
  • Applying AAOIFI Accounting Standards in Islamic Banking Sector
  • Economic Policy and Analysis of Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Islamic Banking techniques and their conformity with the Islamic Law (Shariah)
  • Financing and Lending Practices in the Pre-Islamic and Islamic Periods

Section Policies

Articles

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  • Original Articles

Original full-length research papers, clearly state their objective or hypothesis, the experimental design and methods used, the essential features of any interventions, the main outcome measures, the result from the study, and a section placing the results in the context of published literature.

  • Review Articles

Provide a summary of evidence derived from primary studies that have been selected and synthesized according to the author's personal and professional perspective.

  • Case Reports

Report of a single case

  • Short Communications

Report results of a pilot study or preliminary findings from a study. The scope of this section is intended to be wide and to encompass methodology and experimental data on subjects of interest to the readers of the Journal.

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Peer Review Process

We use a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewer's and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be reviewed by at least three experts: two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission.

Publication Frequency

Continuous Publication

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.