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Doctorate in International Business specialization in Islamic Business (e-learning, Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English)

The objectives of the Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialization in Islamic Business (3 years, 180 ECTS) taught by EENI Global Business School are to train the doctoral student to be able to research on topics related to business in the Islamic Economic Area (Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe):

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Islam and Global Business. Islamic Economic Areas. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Master Doctorate: Business in Muslim Countries

Thus, a Doctoral Student can apply creative solutions and take the appropriated business decisions related to the Islamic Economic Area.

  1. Intra-Islamic trade;
  2. Islamic Finance and Banking;
  3. Economy of the Muslim Countries;
  4. Regional integration of the Islamic Markets;
  5. Islamic Economic Areas (Arab, African, Maghrebian, Eurasian);
  6. The Pillars of Islam;
  7. Influence of Islam on business;
  8. Leading Islamic economic institutions (Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Arab League, Islamic Development Bank);
  9. Doing business in the Islamic Markets;
  10. Muslim businesspeople.

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Online Arab Student, Master International Business

  1. Tuition fees: EUR 3,000
    1. Financing.
  2. Duration: maximum of
    three calendar years Maximum of three calendar years since the formalization of the Enrolment up to the thesis deposit. If, after the three calendar years period the Doctoral Student has not deposited thesis, the Doctorate Programme Direction may authorise an extension of up to two years.
  3. Credits: 180 ECTS;
  4. Open Online Enrolment;
  5. Download the Admission Form;
  6. Download the syllabus of the Doctorate (PDF).

Intended for graduates and professionals who wish to continue their professional career in the field of international business with an emphasis in the Islamic Economic Area.

The Doctorate is part of the category of the Doctorate in International Business (DIB), which has the dual aim of contributing to the knowledge and practice.

A Professional Doctorate in Islamic Business that fits your schedule and helps you to get a better employment.

Language: Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English

  1. All the subjects offered are available in English;
  2. Approximately 40% of the subjects are also available in French, Spanish, and/or Portuguese;
  3. Thus, the Doctoral Student can perform this doctorate entirely in English (or French, Spanish or Portuguese);
  4. The student should have a sufficient level to study the subjects in these languages.

Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Doctorado en negocios en los Países Musulmanes Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Doctorat en affaires dans les marchés musulmans.

HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal (Arabia) EENI Master Honoris Causa
EENI delivers to HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal a Master Honoris Causa.

Structure - Online Doctorate in Business

Structure of the Doctorate.

  1. Coursework. Study of the Subjects (minimum 20 ECTS, maximum 60 ECTS)
    1. Candidates who have completed the Master in Business in Muslim Countries taught by EENI will be exempt from completing this training complement, validating all the doctorate subjects already studied in the Master, going directly to the research phase of the doctorate. In this case (Master 120 ECTS), the total amount of the doctorate will be € 2,000.
  2. Research Work and Thesis Plan of the Doctorate (40 ECTS);
  3. Thesis and Thesis Defense (120 ECTS).

Sulaiman Al-Rajhi (Master, Arabia)

EENI provides a range of Related Subjects to the Islamic Economic Area. The Doctoral Student can select the most suitable subjects depending on the thesis. The Doctoral Student selects the subjects once formalized the enrolment.

The Doctoral Students can choose the subjects from those offered by EENI with a minimum of 20 ECTS and a maximum of 60 ECTS.

To facilitate the subject selection, these are organized into several blocks:

  1. Islam (PDF) (structure) (5 ECTS);
  2. Islamic Economy;
  3. Islam and Business. Businesspeople;
  4. Islamic Economic Area;
  5. Arab Economic Area. The Middle East (PDF) (structure);
  6. Central Eurasian Economic Area (PDF) (structure);
  7. Malay Economic Area (ASEAN) (PDF) (structure);
  8. Islam in India;
  9. Maghrebian Economic Area (PDF) (structure) (9 ECTS);
  10. African Economic Area (West and East Africa);
  11. Islam in Europe;
  12. Islamic Economic Institutions (PDF);
  13. International Islamic Relations;
  14. Economic Integration of the Islamic Civilization;
  15. Combating corruption in business in the Muslim Markets (PDF) (structure).

Please, see below for more information

Research Areas of the Doctorate in Islamic Business:

  1. Doctoral Student should select the most appropriate subjects for his thesis;
  2. Doctoral Student can use any possible subject combination;
  3. Minimum ECTS to be selected is 20, maximum is 60.

Module - Islam (5 ECTS)

Islam and business: pillars of Islam, Islamic Economics, Islam and business, Muslim Businesspeople, Arab Development Funds.

  1. The Five pillars of Islam;
  2. Sunni and Shi'a Muslims;
  3. Sharia;
  4. Islamic Jurisprudence;
  5. Islamic Economics and Banking;
  6. Economic Impact of Zakat;
  7. Introduction to Arabic;
  8. Ummah (Islamic Community) in the world;
  9. Islam in a globalized economy;
  10. Human Rights in Islam;
  11. Negotiation in the Muslim Countries;
  12. Muslim entrepreneurs.

Sharia Islam (Course, Master, Doctorate)

Why study “Islam, Ethics and Business”?.

Download the syllabus of the module: “Islam” (PDF).

Arab Development Funds.

  1. Arab Official Development Assistance;
  2. BADEA;
  3. Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development;
  4. Arab Monetary Fund;
  5. Saudi Fund for Development;
  6. Arab Trade Financing Programme;
  7. OPEC Fund;
  8. Abu Dhabi Fund for Development;
  9. Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development;
  10. Arab Gulf Programme for United Nations Development Organizations.

Credits of the module “Arab Development Funds”: 1 ECTS Credits

  1. Download Syllabus PDF.

Islam and Business (Course Master Doctorate) Five pillars of Islam. Sharia. Islamic Economic Areas, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Indonesia, Egypt...

Doctorate in Islamic Business

Module - Islamic Economic Area (9 ECTS)

  1. Economic Profile of the Islamic Economic Area;
  2. Islam: the common factor of the Islamic Civilization;
  3. Islamic Economic Areas;
    1. Arab Economic Area (PDF);
    2. Central Eurasian Economic Area (PDF);
    3. Malay Economic Area;
    4. Maghrebian Economic Area (PDF);
    5. African Economic Area
      1. West African Economic Area (PDF);
      2. Central African Economic Area;
      3. East African Economic Area (PDF).
  4. Economic Integration of the Islamic Civilization;
  5. Interactions of the Islamic Civilization with the other civilizations.

Greater Arab Free-Trade Area GAFTA: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates

Islamic Organizations. Arab League. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Module - Economic Organizations related to the Islamic Countries (5 ECTS).

  1. Arab League (LAS);
  2. Greater Arab Free-Trade Area (GAFTA);
  3. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA);
  4. Islamic Development Bank (IsDB);
  5. Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
    1. Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry;
    2. Islamic Centre for Development of Trade;
    3. Statistical, Economic and Social Centre for Islamic Countries;
    4. Committee for Economic Cooperation (OIC-COMCEC);
    5. Islamic Trade Preferential System (TPS-OIC).

Afro-Arab Cooperation (Preferential Trade Area) Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)

  1. Download the syllabus of the subject: “Islamic Institutions” (PDF).

Free Trade Agreements related to the Muslim Countries:

  1. Agadir Agreement.

Islamic International Relations:

  1. Summit of South American-Arab Countries (ASPA);
  2. Asia-Middle East Dialogue;
  3. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership;
  4. Colombo Plan;
  5. Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD);
  6. Boao Forum for Asia;
  7. Forum India-Africa;
  8. Africa-BRICS Countries;
  9. Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA);
  10. European Union: Generalized System of Preferences, Euro-Mediterranean Partnership.

Islamic Economy Organizations

Trade and Business in the Middle East. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Module - Doing Business in the Middle East (24 ECTS)

  1. Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC)
    1. Bahrain;
    2. Kuwait;
    3. Oman;
    4. Qatar;
    5. Saudi Arabia: the Central State of the Islamic Civilization?;
    6. United Arab Emirates.
  2. Countries not members of the CCG
    1. Jordan;
    2. Lebanon;
    3. Syria;
    4. Yemen.
  3. Arab Women and business: Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Lubna Olayan, Amina Al Rustamani, Hayat Sindi, Haifa Al-Mansour, Reem Ebrahim Al-Hashimi, Tawakkol Karman, Ayah Bdeir, Shaikha Al Bahar, Randa Ayoubi, Shaikha Al Maskari, Hanan Al Kuwari, and Maha Al-Ghunaim;
  4. Muslim Businessman of the Middle East: HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al-Amoudi, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber, Sulaiman Al-Rajhi, Nasser Al Kharafi, Abdul Aziz Ghurair, Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo, Majid Al Futtaim, Mohammed Al-Barwani, and Jawad Ahmed Bukhamseen.

Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid (the most powerful Arab woman) United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Download the syllabus of the module “Business in the Middle East” (PDF).

Master Doctorate: Doing Business in the Middle East

Online Course Business in Central Eurasia

Trade and Business in Southeast Asia (ASEAN) Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Module - Asian Muslim Markets.

  1. The Ummah (Muslim Community) in Asia;
  2. Asian Muslim Businesspeople: Muhammad Yunus, Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, Mian Muhammad Mansha, Muhammad Abdul Mannan, Dewan Yousuf Farooqui, Salman Rahman, Tan Sri Mokhtar, Wipro Azim Premji, and Yusuf Hamied;
  3. Relationships of the Islamic Civilization with the Japanese, Hindu, Buddhist, and Sinic Civilization;
  4. ESCAP;
  5. Asian Development Bank;
  6. Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC);
  7. Asian Clearing Union (ACU);
  8. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC);
  9. Bay of Bengal Initiative (BIMSTEC);
  10. South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) (SASEC);
  11. Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA);
  12. Bangladesh (149 million Muslims);
  13. Maldives.

ASEAN Muslim Countries:

  1. Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
    1. Islam in the ASEAN: 42% of the population of the ASEAN;
    2. ASEAN Economic Community;
    3. ASEAN Free-Trade Area (AFTA);
    4. Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT);
    5. East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA).
  2. Brunei Darussalam;
  3. Indonesia: The country with the largest Muslim population in the world;
  4. Malaysia;
  5. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC);
  6. Transpacific Strategic Agreement (CPTPP);
  7. Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM);
  8. Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC).

Download the syllabus “ASEAN Markets” (PDF).

International Trade and Business in Kyrgyzstan

Central Eurasia

  1. Iran: a Muslim country with a Shiite majority.
    1. Islamic Revolutionary Guard;
    2. Bonyads.
  2. Uzbekistan;
  3. Pakistan;
  4. Kyrgyz Republic;
  5. Kazakhstan;
  6. Turkmenistan;
  7. Tajikistan;
  8. Turkey;
  9. Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO);
  10. Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS);
  11. Organization for Economic Cooperation (OCE);
  12. Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States;
  13. Eurasian Economic Union;
  14. Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC).

Eurasian Land Transport Initiative (Silk Road, China-Europe) - Online Education

Eurasian Land Transport Initiative (Silk Road).

  1. Almaty-Bishkek Corridor;
  2. Bangladesh-Myanmar Corridor;
  3. China-Pakistan Corridor;
  4. China-Central Asia-West Asia Corridor;
  5. India-Chabahar (Iran)-Afghanistan Corridor;
  6. Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia (TRACECA).

Download the syllabus “Business in Central Eurasia” (PDF).

Doing Business in India.

  1. India (14% of the Indian Population is Muslim - 172 million Muslims, the second religion in India and the third country in the world by the number of Muslims);
  2. Islam in India;
  3. Hindu-Muslim Businesspeople: Azim Premji and Yusuf Khwaja Hamied;
  4. Influence of Islam on the Hindu Civilization;
  5. Sikhism (a syncretic religion between Islam and Hinduism);
  6. Note: EENI offers to students different Related Subjects to India (26 ECTS).

Yusuf Hamied (CIPLA) Indian Businessman (Course Master Doctorate)

Download the syllabus “India” (PDF).

Business Muslim ASEAN

Central Asia Module

African Instituions (AU, AFDB, AUDA-NEPAD, UNECA) Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Online Course Business in the Maghreb

Online Course Business in West Africa

Trade and Business in East Africa. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Module - African Muslim Markets.

  1. Islam in Africa;
  2. African Muslim historians.

Key African Economic Institutions:

Master Doctorate: African Economic Transformation

  1. African Union;
  2. African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD);
  3. Economic Commission for Africa;
  4. African Development Bank.

Download the syllabus “African institutions” (PDF).

Other African Organizations:

  1. Africa-Arab Countries Cooperation;
  2. BADEA;
  3. Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA);
  4. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement;
  5. African Continental Free-Trade Area (AfCFTA);
  6. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD).

Doing Business in the Maghreb (9 ECTS).

  1. Arab Maghreb Union (AMU);
  2. Algeria;
  3. Morocco;
  4. Tunisia;
  5. Mauritania;
  6. Libya;
  7. Maghrebian Ports;
  8. Maghrebian Businesspeople: Ali Haddad, Othman Benjelloun, Anas Sefrioui, Aziz Akhannouch, Miloud Chaabi, and Mohamed Hassan Bensalah.

Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) Morocco, Mauritania, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya

Download the syllabus “Maghreb” (PDF).

Western African Muslim Countries.

In West Africa, 50% of the population is Muslim.

  1. Islam in West Africa;
  2. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS);
  3. WAEMU;
  4. West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ);
  5. Niger Basin Authority;
  6. Organization for the Development of the Senegal River;
  7. Mano River Union;
  8. Burkina Faso;
  9. Gambia;
  10. Guinea;
  11. Guinea-Bissau;
  12. Mali;
  13. Nigeria: 50% of Muslim population, the first African Economy;
  14. Niger;
  15. Senegal;
  16. Sierra Leone;
  17. Nigerian Muslim Businessman: Alhaji Aliko Dangote (the richest African), PhD Amina Odidi, Tunde Folawiyo, Hajia Bola Shagaya, Adewale Tinubu, PhD Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi, Olufemi Otedola, and Abdulsamad Rabiu;
  18. West African Ports.

Download the syllabus “West Africa” (PDF).

Regional Economic Integration in West Africa:
West African Economic Integration (Course Master Doctorate)

EENI in Burkina Faso
Online Students Master of Science in International Business (Burkina Faso)

Online Diploma: Business in Central Africa

Central African Muslim Countries:

  1. Chad;
  2. Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS).

East African Muslim Countries.

  1. COMESA;
  2. Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD);
  3. Nile Basin Initiative;
  4. Comoros;
  5. Djibouti;
  6. Egypt;
  7. Eritrea;
  8. Somalia;
  9. Sudan;
  10. Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique also have significant Muslim populations;
  11. Businessperson in East Africa: Mohamed Ibrahim, Mohamed Mansour, Hassan Abdalla, Said Bakhresa, Tarek Talaat Moustafa, Reginald Mengi, Mohammed Hussein Ali Al-Amoudi, Minoush Abdel-Meguid, Ahmed Mekky, Osama Abdul Latif, Iman, and Naushad Merali;
  12. East African Ports.

Download the syllabus “East Africa” (PDF).

Regional Economic Integration in East Africa:
East African Economic Integration (Course Master Doctorate)

E-Learning Doctorate: Business in the Maghreb

Master Doctorate: Doing Business in West Africa

Course East Africa

Module - European Muslim Markets:

  1. Islam in Europe;
  2. Azerbaijan;
  3. Albania;
  4. Bosnia and Herzegovina;
  5. Turkey (Turkey-EU Customs Union);
  6. Regional Organization for Democracy and Economic Development (GUAM);
  7. Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA);
  8. Black Sea Economic Cooperation;
  9. Black Sea Synergy;
  10. Economic Commission for Europe.

International Trade and Business in Azerbaijan Baku

The main objective of the module Doing Business in the European Muslim Countries is to provide an overview of the European Islamic markets and the business opportunities in these markets.

  1. To learn to do business in the European Islamic markets (Azerbaijan, Turkey);
  2. To analyze the foreign direct investment in the main investment sectors;
  3. To know the Free Trade Agreements in the region;
  4. To identify the regional Organizations related to the Islamic European Countries (Black Sea Synergy, Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation...).

European Muslim Countries

Module - American Muslim Markets

The Case of Guyana and Suriname (members of the CARICOM).

No to Corruption in International Business (Course, Master, Doctorate)

Module - Fight against corruption in the Muslim Countries (4 ECTS).

  1. Download the syllabus of the module “No to Corruption” (PDF).

No to Corruption in Business (Course, Master, Doctorate)

To be admitted to the Professional Doctorate, the students must have earned a Master's Degree.

  1. If you do not have a Master's Degree you can Enrol in the Master in Muslim Countries. You will be exempt from the final Master's Thesis and you will be able to access the doctorate by going directly to the doctoral thesis preparation (you should not take the complement teachings of the doctorate);
  2. The graduate students in the Master in Business in Muslim Countries at EENI can Enrol directly in the Doctorate in International Business specialization in Islamic Business validating all the subjects already studied on the master.

You must send by mail (not valid by email) a certified photocopy of your diploma of master. This is necessary for the issuance of your diploma and not to enroll.

Pedro Nonell, African Students, Master Doctorate, International Business

Students who pass the assessments and thesis will receive the Diploma of Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialization in Islamic Business issued by EENI Global Business School.

The Diploma of Professional Doctorate is awarded after assessing:

  1. Level of participation of the Doctoral Student in the Doctoral Subjects;
  2. Research Work;
  3. Thesis Defense.

Oussama Bouaziz (Tunisia), Doctorate in International Business, receiving the diploma
Diploma of Master, Doctorate in International Business

EENI Muslim Students
EENI Middle East Students (Master, Doctorate, Global, Business)

Samples of the Doctorate.

Islamic Chamber of Commerce

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