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INTERNATIONAL SHARI’AH RESEARCH ACADEMY FOR ISLAMIC FINANCE (ISRA)

ISRA was established in 2008 by the Central Bank of Malaysia as an Islamic finance and Shariah related research institution. ISRA is recognised globally as a leading Global Premier Research Academy in Islamic Finance industry with numerous accolades. An ICD Thomson Reuters study in 2014, cited that an estimated 6.2% of global Islamic Finance Research were contributed by ISRA. Contributions by ISRA includes over 200 Shari’ah research, publications that includes textbooks, journals and research papers that are constantly referred internationally and its I-FIKR Portal which is gaining popularity for its one-stop online Shari’ah knowledge repository for Islamic Finance.

This year ISRA is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

INTERNATIONAL SHARI’AH RESEARCH ACADEMY FOR ISLAMIC FINANCE (ISRA)

ISRA was established in 2008 by the Central Bank of Malaysia as an Islamic finance and Shariah related research institution. ISRA is recognised globally as a leading Global Premier Research Academy in Islamic Finance industry with numerous accolades. An ICD Thomson Reuters study in 2014, cited that an estimated 6.2% of global Islamic Finance Research were contributed by ISRA. Contributions by ISRA includes over 200 Shari’ah research, publications that includes textbooks, journals and research papers that are constantly referred internationally and its I-FIKR Portal which is gaining popularity for its one-stop online Shari’ah knowledge repository for Islamic Finance.

This year ISRA is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

IFD2019


2nd ISLAMIC FINTECH DIALOGUE 2019 (IFD2019)
Feb 19, 2019 | Kuala Lumpur
The theme of IFD2019 is Providing Fintech Insight to Disruptors and the Disrupted.

CSAA

Certified Shari’a Adviser and Auditor (CSAA) program is designed to equip candidates with the requisite technical understanding and professional skills on Shari’ah compliance and review processes for the international Islamic banking and finance industry

CIPA

Certified Islamic Professional Accountant (CIPA) is one of the two flagship qualifications which are offered by the AAOIFI. CIPA is the only internationally recognized qualification in accounting for Islamic financial institutions, catering to all banking, investments, and Takaful segments.

Research Development & Innovation Department (RDI)

ISRA’s main research activities are focused on Islamic Banking, Islamic Capital Market, Takaful, and Fatwa and Translation. The Research, Development and Innovation Department (RDI) of ISRA is most notably recognized for its pioneering research on contemporary issues related to applied Shariah in Islamic banking and finance. The strength of RDI lies in the unique blend of expertise of its respected researchers who are prominent international Shariah scholars and industry experts. To further advance development and innovation in Islamic banking and finance, RDI regularly collaborates with many leading local and international organisations in the development of new products and instruments.
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Consultant

Provides a comprehensive advisory related services in regards to Shari’ah related matters in the field of Islamic finance and takaful.

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I-FIKR

The Islamic Finance Knowledge Repository (I-FIKR) is an innovative and dynamic platform initiated by the International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) to cater to the growing demand of the industry for sound knowledge about Islamic economics and finance from a reputable source. I-FIKR is designed to meet the requirements of industry players, Shariah scholars, regulators, policy makers, academics, researchers and Islamic finance stakeholders in general.

Talent Development

ENRICHMENT OF SHARI’AH TALENTS

This is a “working & training” programme. YOUNG AND FRESH SHARI’AH graduates who have great interest to work in Islamic finance industry will be recruited -on contract and full time basis- by ISRA under this two (2) year programme. Allowances will be paid throughout the contract period. Read more…

SCHOLARSHIP

The ISRA Global Scholarship Award is part of the Fund for Shari’ah Scholars in Islamic Finance, which was established to enhance knowledge and research, strengthen talents, and encourage intellectual discourse in the field of Shari’ah in Islamic Finance. The Fund represents Read more…

PRACTICAL TRAINING

ISRA supports work-study or internship programs to give students an opportunity to complement their formal education with career-related experience to meet the demand for globally competent graduates. The internship offers our students personal real-world insights and exposures to actual working life, an experiential, foundation Read more…