Nurturing Global Islamic Scholarship: UIII's Impact through Four Peer-Reviewed Journals Dedicated to the Muslim World

January 08, 2024

Contributor: Nouha Khelfa | Editor: Ari Stoltze

UIII.AC.ID, DEPOK - One of the most notable characteristics of the tapestry of Islamic scholarship is the University of Islam Internasional Indonesia (UIII), which stands as a basis for global academic discussions grounded in the principles of Islam. Indicative of this commitment is the existence of four peer-reviewed journals, each dedicated to one of UIII’s faculties. UIII facilitates global Islamic scholarship through the following journal publications—Muslim Education Review; Muslim Politics Review; Muslim Business and Economic Review; and Islamic Studies Review. These publications demonstrate academic excellence as well as contribute to a nuanced understanding of Islamic thought in the world.

The dedication by UIII to advancing research on education in the Muslim World is reflected in the “Muslim Education Review.” As a platform for researchers and teachers, this journal helps to investigate and circulate knowledge concerning pedagogical approaches that are based on Islamic values or principles. Through the publication of research that contributes to the development of theories and practices in education in the Muslim World, Muslim Education Review makes UIII a center for enhancing pedagogical magnificence across Islamic scholarship around the globe.

The Muslim Politics Review acts as an intellectual compass at the intersection of politics and Islam. This journal facilitates academic and policy analysis of political landscapes in Muslim-dominated states. In sum, by allowing for subtle exchanges on governance, power, international relations, and Islam, UIII participates in shaping global debate on establishing just and ethical government in Islam.

The Muslim Business and Economic Review marks its commitment to being part of a larger narrative that aligns with Islamic values in economics. This publication brings into focus the connection between Islam and business, giving insights into ethical commercial activities and principles of trade based on religion. UIII positions itself as a champion for economic research that reflects Islamic teachings and contributes to the broader Muslim community.

The dedication of UIII to advancing Islamic scholarship is not limited to disciplinary boundaries, which is evident from the Islamic Studies Review. This journal is the home of academic conversations on theology, philosophy, history, and culture within the Islamic world. What it does by facilitating a platform for interdisciplinary conversations and representation of diverse perspectives is that through these different ways of understanding Islam, the global understanding is enriched. It, therefore, makes some input for a more complex discussion in the field of Islamic scholarship.

The Muslim Education Review, Muslim Politics Review, Muslim Business and Economic Review, and Islamic Studies Review collectively illuminate the rich tapestry of Islamic thought, fostering an environment where academic excellence and Islamic principles intertwine. Through these scholarly endeavors, UIII enhances its academic standing and serves as a guiding light, enriching the global discourse on Islam, education, politics, business, and Islamic studies. In nurturing these avenues of knowledge, UIII contributes to the perpetual growth of Islamic scholarship, fostering a global community rooted in the ethos of Islam.