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Online Doctorate in Islamic Business

Doctorate in International Business specialisation in Islamic Business (e-learning, Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English)

The objectives of the Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialisation 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):

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 (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Arab League, Islamic Development Bank)
  9. Doing business in the Islamic Markets
  10. Muslim businesspeople

Online Arab Student, Master International Business

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  1. Tuition fees: EUR 3,000
    1. Financing
  2. Duration: maximum of
    three calendar years Naximum of three calendar years since the formalisation 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)

Language: Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business 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 Business in Spanish Doctorado en negocios en los Países Musulmanes Study, Master in International Business in French Doctorat en affaires dans les marchés musulmans.

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

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

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

Structure of the Doctorate

  1. Coursework. Study of the Subjects (minimum 20 ECTS, maximum 60 ECTS)
    1. The graduate students in the / Foreign Trade taught by EENI can enrol directly in the Doctorate in World Trade validating all the subjects already studied on the master.
    2. 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.
  2. Research Work and Thesis Plan of the Doctorate (40 ECTS)
  3. Thesis and Thesis Defense (120 ECTS)

Structure - Online Doctorate in Business

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 formalised 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 organised 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 Civilisation
  15. Combating corruption in business in the Muslim Markets (PDF) (structure)

Please, see below for more information

Analysed Markets in the Doctorate in Islamic Business:
Doctorate in Islamic Business

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 globalised economy
  10. Human Rights in Islam
  11. Negotiation in the Muslim Countries
  12. Muslim entrepreneurs

Credits of the module “Islam”: 5 ECTS Credits

Why study “Islam, Ethics and Business”?

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

Arab Development Funds

  1. Arab Official Development Assistance
  2. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (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 Organisations

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...

Sharia Islam (Master, Doctorate)

Module - Islamic Economic Area

  1. Economic Profile of the Islamic Economic Area
  2. Islam: the common factor of the Islamic Civilisation
  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 Civilisation
  5. Interactions of the Islamic Civilisation with the other civilisations

Credits: 9 ECTS

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

Module - Economic Organisations 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. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
    1. Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    2. Islamic Centre for Development of Trade
    3. Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC)
    4. Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC)
    5. Islamic Trade Preferential System (TPS-OIC)

Credits: 5 ECTS

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

Free Trade Agreements (FTA) related to the Muslim Countries:

  1. Agadir Agreement

Islamic International Relations:

  1. Summit of South American-Arab Countries (ASPA)
  2. Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED)
  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: Generalised System of Preferences, Euro-Mediterranean Partnership

Islamic Economy Organisations

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

Module - The Middle East (24 ECTS)

Doing Business in the Middle East

  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 Civilisation?
    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

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

Master Doctorate: Doing Business in the Middle East

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

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 Civilisation with the Japanese, Hindu, Buddhist, and Sinic Civilisation
  4. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (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)

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 Organisation (SCO)
  10. Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
  11. Organisation 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)

  1. Almaty-Bishkek Economic Corridor
  2. Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Corridor
  3. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
  4. China-Central Asia-West Asia Economic Corridor
  5. India-Chabahar (Iran)-Afghanistan Economic Corridor
  6. Transport 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 Civilisation
  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)

Download the syllabus “India” (PDF)

Business Muslim ASEAN

Central Asia Module

International Trade and Business in Kyrgyzstan

Module - African Muslim Markets.

  1. Islam in Africa
  2. African Muslim historians

Key African Economic Institutions:

Master Doctorate: African Economic Transformation

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

Download the syllabus “African institutions” (PDF)

Other African Organisations:

  1. Africa-Arab Countries Cooperation
  2. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
  3. Organisation for the Harmonisation 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)

E-Learning Doctorate: Business in the Maghreb

  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

Download the syllabus “Maghreb” (PDF)

Western African Muslim Countries.

Master Doctorate: Doing Business in West Africa

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

  1. Islam in West Africa
  2. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  3. West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
  4. West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ)
  5. Niger Basin Authority
  6. Organisation 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 (Master Doctorate)

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

Central African Muslim Countries

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

East African Muslim Countries.

Course East Africa

  1. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (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 (Master Doctorate)

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

Module - European Muslim Markets

  1. Islam in Europe
  2. Azerbaijan
  3. Albania
  4. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  5. Turkey (Turkey-EU Customs Union)
  6. Regional Organisation 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

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 analyse the foreign direct investment in the main investment sectors
  3. To know the Free Trade Agreements in the region
  4. To identify the regional organisations related to the Islamic European Countries (Black Sea Synergy, Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation...)

European Muslim Countries

International Trade and Business in Azerbaijan Baku

Module - American Muslim Markets

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

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 International Business

No to Corruption in Business (Course, Master)

To be admitted to the Professional Doctorate in Islamic Business, 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 specialisation 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 enrol.

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

Pedro Nonell, African Students, Master Doctorate, International Business

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

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Samples of the Doctorate

Islamic Chamber of Commerce





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