The Journal of College of Sharia and Islamic Studies (JCSIS) at Qatar University  is  a peer-reviewed, bilingual, open access journal. It provides a forum for quality research in multidisciplinary classical and contemporary Islamic studies in both Arabic and English from all over the world. Since 1980, JCSIS has established itself as a valuable resource both for scholars and students of Islamic Studies as well as for libraries. JCSIS encourages contributions from all branches of Islamic Studies with a view to deepening historical research on Islam, in both theory and practice, from historical and social-science perspectives since its emergence until modern times. JCSIS bridges East-West researchers and readers and presents up-to-date research.

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                                                                               CALL FOR PAPERS

The College of Shariaa and Islamic Studies at Qatar University invites researchers and experts to participate in the Research

                                                                                    Project titled:

                                                ”Muslim Family Values and the Constraints of Modernity”

Note: All submitted research papers that fulfill the stated conditions and criteria will be subject to scientific evaluation and peer-review, and will be published upon acceptance in the corresponding Special Issue of the Journal of the College of Shariaa and Islamic Studies (JCSIS).

Themes and details:

For more information about the participation conditions and details, please click here.

The reference paper:

To learn more about the nature of required research, topics and themes, please click here

Accepted languages:

Abstracts and research papers can be submitted in either Arabic or English.

Important dates:

  • Deadline for receipt of abstracts and CVs: 15/02/2024
  • Author notification of abstract review result by the committee: 28/02/2024
  • Deadline for full paper submission: 01/08/2024
  • Authors notification of papers’ initial acceptance by the committee and peer-review stage initiation: 30/08/2024
  • Receipt of papers final version from authors in light of the peer-review reports: 10/10/2024
  • Publication of the expected Issue: 30/01/2025


Authors should adhere to the publishing and author guidelines of the JCSIS Journal as clarified on its website on the following page:   


 For queries related to the JCSIS Journal, email:

The editors of JCSIS are accountable and responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The editor may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editor may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Dr. Ibrahim Abdulla Al-Ansari
General Director

Prof. Abdallah Abdulrahman El-Khatib

Prof. Muhammad A S Abdel Haleem

Prof. Zulkifli Alhaj Mohdammed Yousuf
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