Islamic Studies

ISSN (P): 0578-8072/ISSN (E): 2710-5326

A Scopus-Indexed and HEC-Recognized Journal


Focus and Scope

Islamic Studies is a Scopus-indexed, international, peer-reviewed research journal, published by Islamic Research Institute, since 1962. It publishes research articles, notes, comments, review essays, archives, documents, profiles, seminar proceedings, and book reviews in all disciplines of Islamic studies including the Qur’anic and hadith sciences, sirah, theologyIslamic law, and jurisprudence. Moreover, the articles related to philosophy, psychology, anthropology, sociology, culture, civilization, architecture, political science, economics, language, literature, history, science, and technology with the focus on Islamic studies contents are also published in it. Being a repository of quality research, its contributors include some of the very best scholars of Islamic studies from across the world.

Aims and Objectives

The objective of Islamic Studies is to publish original research and explore new dimensions of knowledge in the field of Islamics. The journal also aims to identify and study contemporary problems of the Muslim world, contribute to the revival of Islamic heritage, and publish research articles to advance Islamic disciplines.

The Publishing Institute of the Journal

Islamic Research Institute, International Islamic University, Islamabad is a pioneer research institution of Pakistan. Established in 1960, the Institute’s objectives include defining Islam “in terms of its fundamentals in a rational and liberal manner;” to bring out Islam’s “dynamic character in the context of the intellectual and scientific progress of the modern world;” carrying out research in the contribution of Islam to thought, science and culture as well as holding academic studies in all the disciplines of Islamic Studies. For further information on the Institute, its publications and activities please visit the Institute’s website: http://iri.iiu.edu.pk/.

Submission of Manuscripts

Manuscripts are required to be submitted through Open Journal System (OJS) at this link: http://irigs.iiu.edu.pk:64447/ojs/index.php/islamicstudies/login.

It is assumed that the manuscripts submitted to Islamic Studies are not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Contributions and editorial correspondence should be addressed to the Editor, Islamic Studies, Islamic Research Institute, P.O. Box. 1035, Islamabad, Pakistan or through E‑mail at islamicstudies.iri@iiu.edu.pk

Abstracting and Indexation of Islamic Studies

Articles and book reviews published in Islamic Studies are abstracted/indexed in Scopus, Science of Religion, Index Islamicus, Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS), Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen (IBR), Muslim World Book Review, Middle East Journal, ATLA (American Theological Library Association) Religion Database, Religion Index One: Periodicals (RIO) and Index to Book Reviews in Religion (IBRR). Islamic Studies is archived in the databases of JSTOR, EBSCO, and ProQuest. Islamic Studies is also available on Gale and its affiliated international databases through Asianet, Pakistan.

Islamic Studies is among the journals approved by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan for research publications and listed in Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory (Title ID: 86928).                                                         

Abstracting and Indexing