University Paris IX Launches Sharia-Compliant Islamic Finance Master’s Degree

University Paris IX Dauphine will launch a sharia-complaint Islamic Finance program beginning in October 2009 – a topic deemed unknown and promising. Elyès Jouini, the director of Dauphine’s Institute of Finance (IFD) claims that “the demand from non-Islamic financial institutions who wants to train their collaborators in these methods for their Muslim clients is growing.”