International Research Centre of Islamic Economics and Finance (IRCIEF)

IRCIEF is a research centre under the International Islamic University College Selangor (KUIS) that focuses on Islamic Banking and Finance. The uniqueness of IRCIEF is the collaboration between the industry players and academicians to mutually strengthen the Islamic economics and finance. Industry players provide services that fully comply to Syariah requirements while academicians are responsible to conduct research and share the current and latest findings for the advancement of Islamic economics and finance. In this respect, IRCIEF act as a centre allowing for academicians and industry players to meet and to discuss together on issues, solutions and recommendations in the field of Islamic Banking and Finance. Visit for further information.


In collaboration with:

College of Islamic Studies Johor (MARSAH)

The early history of MARSAH as a center of higher learning Islam and the Arabic language has been around in 1997 when the Johor Islamic Religious Council has decided to improve the standard of education in Maahad Johor to higher learning were to preserve the position of Maahad Johor as a high school and MARSAH as IPT. On 17 June 1997 the memorendem of understanding in the field of academic and cultural between the Majlis Agama Islam Johor and the University of Al-Azhar has been signed to allow the school to be established to operate the program and courses Kuliah Al-Dirasat Al -Islamiah Wa Al -Arabiah University of Al Azhar in MARSAH. On 4 November 1997 MARSAH started a course of Shariah Islamiah with a total of 42 students located in the building Maahad Johor. On July 5, 2000 MARSAH received acknowledgment from the University of Al-Azhar for Diploma in Shariah Islamiah and Ushuluddin. Visit for further information.


Knowledge Partner with:

Islamic Finance Knowledge Repository (I-FIKR)

I-FIKR Ontology is a sophisticated innovative structure developed by ISRA. It maps out the entire Islamic finance industry, identifying the major branches, which are then sub-divided into particular topics. It shows the types, properties and interrelationships between the sectors. All the materials available on the I-FIKR portal are connected based on this rigorous and subtle design.