March 2018

INCEIF, The World Bank and BNM kicked off a taskforce to work on the development of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Framework for Value-based Intermediation. The ESIAF is one of the key initiatives under VBI to provide guidance for consideration of environmental and social risk and impact in financing decisions by Islamic banks in Malaysia.


March 2018

INCEIF is one of five researcher teams awarded by Malaysian Technology Development Corporation with its Mini Social Research Grants.


November 2017

INCEIF ranked Excellent (5-Star) in the Rating System for Malaysian higher education institutions SETARA ’17 by the Ministry of Higher Education.


November 2016

IF InnoFest, an annual platform for Islamic Finance proponents to brainstorm on IF innovations, was launched.


November 2015

In conjunction with INCEIF 10th Anniversary, the university set up the INCEIF Endowment Fund.


June 2014

The CIFP was replaced with the new and enhanced programme, Masters of Islamic Finance Practice (MIFP).


February 2013

INCEIF Chancellor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz launched books co-edited & written by INCEIF Faculty.


September 2013

INCEIF First Holder of Islamic Finance Chair Professor Abbas Mirakhor is joined by former Archbischop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams to speak on Ethical Economics.


September 2013

1st student intake for INCEIF Industrial PhD in Islamic Finance.


April 2012, INCEIF signed MoU with the World Bank becoming the 3rd University in the world to become Bank’s partner.


June 2012, Official opening of INCEIF new campus at Lorong Universiti A, Kuala Lumpur.



September 2012, BNP Paribas CIWM was setup to support the growth of the Islamic Wealth industry.


November 2012, INCEIF initiated its AACSB International accreditation process.



November 2011, INCEIF signed MoA with the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector, the private sector arm of the Islamic Development Bank, to address the global shortage of Islamic finance professionals.


23 October 2010

INCEIF conferred Doctor of Science (Islamic Banking) Honoris causa to Islamic Development Bank President HE Dr Ahmed Mohammed Ali Al-Madani at its second convocation.