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2018-10-04

The exciting world of Islamic Finance

Bio-products, Eco-label and Fair-Trade-promotion have now become well established in many Western countries. Also in terms of the financial system, an ever-increasing awareness of morality, ethics, and sustainability. Thus, the current niche market of Islamic Finance has become a strong alternative market to the conventional banking. The book Islamic Banking and Islamic Finance (UVK/UTB) by Dietmar Ernst, Bilgehan Akbiyik and Ali Srour provides an introduction to Islamic Finance and power, the opportunities and possibilities, but also limitations, for national and international use.


The authors show how the current market is to assess the situation of Islamic Banking in Germany in comparison to other international financial markets. Also, they focus on the way the sales possibilities of these products in Germany and Compare it on the international level, but also with practical examples from the German banking market, a clear diversification of Islamic Banking.

The book is directed to students who are keen in international Finance. On the other hand, it is for practitioners interesting, the deeper insight in a current topic want to win.

The authors: Prof. Dr. Dr. Dietmar Ernst is Professor for Corporate Finance at the European School of Finance, Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Umwelt (HfWU), Nürtingen. Bilgehan Akbiyik is a certified banking specialist and has several years of experience in the area of Private Banking. Ali Srour is a skilled financial assistant, and graduated successfully in 2012 in the degree programme in International financial management at the HfWU.

Would you like a review copy or an Interview with the author? Please contact Susanne Engstle (presse-wirtschaft@uvk.de).

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