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Important Dates (GMT +8:00)

  1. Abstract Deadline: 30 September 2022
  2. Full Paper Deadline: 30 September 2022
  3. Acceptance Notification: 30 September 2022
  4. Payment Deadline: 30 September 2022



This invitation and call for abstract/full paper are addressed to all participants. Submissions are online before the deadline.

International Conference of IBS, UUM


24 - 26 NOVEMBER 2022

Institute of Shariah Governance and Islamic Finance (ISGaIF)
Islamic Business School (IBS),
College of Business (COB)
Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Malaysia

Ankara Social Science University, Turkey


“Islamic business and Covid-19 recovery: Towards attaining financial and social wellbeing”

1.0    Background

The previous Islamic Business Management Conference (IBMC2014), IBMC2018 and IBMC2020 organised by Islamic Business School (IBS), Universiti Utara Malaysia were very successful in terms of promoting publication qualities and opportunities attracting international participants, enhancing IBS visibility at global level as well as spurring international networking among practitioners and scholars. The IBMC2014 was held in Putra World Trade Center (PWTC) in August 2014, and IBMC2018 held in Intercontinental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in May 2018. Meanwhile, the recent IBMC2020 was conducted virtually due to Covid-19 pandemic.

Despite the constraints of not having physical presence, the attendance of the conference was remarkably good, attracting numerous presenters and participants from all over the world, notably, Indonesia, Yemen, Thailand, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria and United Kingdom. Among the main topics discussed in the conference were Islamic banking, Islamic finance, muamalat, Islamic management, Islamic business and Islamic economics. The attendees had benefited enormously from the lively discussion sessions conducted during the conference, where ideas and suggestions were brainstormed. As previously decided by ISGaIF-IBS, the main organiser, this conference is expected to be organised biannually.

In collaboration with Ankara Social Science University, Turkey, the IBMC2022 is planned to be conducted online in view of Malaysia is still moving towards endemic era phase. Themed “Islamic finance and Covid-19 recovery: Towards attaining financial and social wellbeing”, this conference aimed to bring all participants and presenters to deliberate issues related to Islamic finance, Islamic economics, Islamic business management and other related areas and how do we move forward in attaining the financial and social wellbeing of the society.

2.0    Conference’s objectives

2.1    This conference aims to enhance UUM’s visibility at the international level as an eminent management university.
2.2    It attempts to provide a platform for research institutions, universities, govern-ment agencies, policy-makers and corporate representatives from all over the world for sharing of ideas, best practices to further strengthen the Islamic busi-ness management practices.

3.0    Expected Output:  Publication in Refereed Journal

Selected papers will be published in the proceeding and Indexed journals from UUM and other journals deemed suitable based on the research areas and pending reviewers comments, among others (subject to approval from the editors):

i)    International Journal of Economics, Management and Accounting (ESCI- Web of Science, ACI, EBSCO, Index of Islamic Literature etc.)
ii)    International Journal of Islamic Business (MyCite, UDL Edge, EconLit etc.)
iii)    Al Qasimia University Journal of Islamic Economics (UAE) (Refereed journal)
iv)    Journal of Islamic Economics (Turkey)  (Refereed journal) 


“Islamic business and Covid-19 recovery: Towards attaining financial and social wellbeing”

4.1    Sub-theme

The main focus of this conference is to invite  conceptual, theoretical and empirical research papers  in the following and related areas:
1.    Muamalat
2.    Islamic Business Ethics
3.    Islamic Marketing
4.    Islamic Corporate Governance and Organization
5.    Islamic Banking & Finance
6.    Halal Industry
7.    Estate Management and Baitul Mal
8.    Takaful and Re-Takaful
9.    Islamic Fund Management
10.    Laws related to Islamic Business
11.    Islamic Business Policies
12.    Waqf Management
13.    Fintech & Islamic Business

4.3    Participant

The conference is open to academics, researchers and professional practitioners involved in related areas of research and practical management issues in Muamalat, Islamic business and Islamic finance. Participation is also open to students of higher education institutions within and outside the country as well as all interested parties such as managers and consultants. Approximately 120 participants comprising local and internationals including 50 participants from UUM are expected to take part in this conference.

4.4    Paper Presentation

Date       : 24-26 November2022
Venue     : Online
Language: English, Malay, Turkish & Arabic


a. Registration and submission of Full Paper must be done electronically through the online submission system.

b. Abstract and Full Paper Format - Strictly follow the template which can be downloaded at "Download" menu.