Aims and Scope

International Journal of Islamic Banking and Finance Research (IJIBFR) is a Double-Blind Peer-Reviewed Refereed International published by the Centre for Research on Islamic Banking & Finance and Business. The journal aims to publish papers on 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 initiative is the result of close cooperation between "CRIBFB" and "Society of Islamic Banking & Finance". The IJIBFR aims to serve as a leading platform for disseminating scholarly research and knowledge in the field of Islamic banking and finance. This journal is committed to fostering a deeper understanding of the principles and practices that underpin Islamic finance and promoting the growth and sustainability of the Islamic banking industry. It seeks to provide a space for academics, researchers, practitioners, and policymakers to share their insights, theories, and empirical findings, thereby contributing to the development and evolution of Islamic finance and banking on a global scale. Through rigorous peer-reviewed publications, this journal strives to facilitate informed discussions, innovations, and advancements in Islamic banking and finance research, ultimately promoting financial systems that align with Islamic ethical principles.

Key Topics:

  • Zakat
  • Waqf
  • Sadaqah
  • 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 the 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
  • Islamic Banking & Finance etc.

Subject Area – Economics, Econometrics, and Finance. Subject Category – Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous).

Subject Area – Business, Management, and Accounting. Subject Category – Business, Management, and Accounting (miscellaneous); Marketing.

Subject Area – Social Sciences. Subject Category – Social Sciences (miscellaneous).

Publication Schedule

IJIBFR strives to keep a continuous publication schedule so that articles are published online as soon as they are ready and as quickly as possible, as often as a daily publication that has published 1 volume and 2 issues yearly since 2023.

Section Policies



  • 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.

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  • 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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