The following links deal with Islamic banking and finance. The course organizer would appreciate notification of any links that are not included but that might be of interest. Similarly, please report any broken links. Links to do this may be found at the bottom of the page.
General Council for Islamic Banks & Financial Institutions (An international organization for banks in Islamic countries.)
The Islamic Development Bank Group. A multilateral international organization to foster social and economic development for member countries, sort of an Islamic World Bank, based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The present membership of The Bank consists of 58 countries.
Islamic Research & Training Institute (IRTI). The Institute publishes Islamic Economic Studies (An academic refereed journal) in addition to numerous studies, books, monographs, conferences.
Based in the UK, it hosts the International Association of Islamic Economics. The Association publishes Review of Islamic Economics (An academic refereed journal).
Accounting & Auditing Organization of Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI). The Organization is widely recognised by central banks, Islamic banks, and other international organizations.
Islamic Finance Project: part of The Islamic Legal Studies Program at Harvard University. The Project has been organizing an annual conference on Islamic finance and economics since 1997.
Bahrain Monetary Agency (BMA). Bahrain is the most important Centre for Islamic financial services in the world. This site contains lots of information about Islamic Banking.
Liquidity Management Centre for Islamic financial institutions, based in Bahrain. The Centre aims at developing and deepening the secondary market for Islamic financial assets.
Bank Negara Malaysia (the Central Bank of Malaysia). The site contains data about Islamic banking in Malaysia.