To provide and promote a platform for dialogue pertaining to an Islamic system of governance.


The Journal of Islamic Governance is an inter-disciplinary publication encompassing all aspects of scholarly inquiry into the processes and activities of governing from an Islamic perspective through its core values of compassion, equity and justice.

These processes and activities may be undertaken by a wide variety of human organisations, whether by governments, corporations, civil societies, or even individuals. The Journal welcomes diverse approaches to enrich readers with new insights and perspectives on all topics within the field, such as formal theoretical analysis, systematic observation, simulation, and empirical studies etc, in order to provide a robust intellectual arena contributing constructively to the overall betterment of human civilisation. Topics Ideas may include (but not limited to):

  • Political Governance
  • Environmental & Health Governance
  • Leaders and Leadership
  • Financial & Corporate Governance
  • Non-Governmental Organisation
  • Social Equity
  • Security & Defence Governance
  • Educational Governance
  • International Relations & Multi-Level Governance
  • Science, Technology & Innovation

All papers published by the Journal are open-access so as to encourage the free exchange of ideas, knowledge and experience among students, academics and professionals, and so broaden the disseminative reach and discussion of knowledge.

The Journal is published online by the Institute of Policy Studies, in collaboration with the Sultan Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies and the Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Advancement, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

The Journal of Islamic Governance

ISSN 2708-6445

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The Journal of Islamic Governance is part of the Islamic Governance Initiative led by the Institute of Policy Studies in collaboration with the Institute for Leadership, Innovation, and Advancement and the Sultan Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam

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