About the Journal

The Journal of Contemporary Maqasid Studies is an international peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by the Maqasid Institute. The Journal publishes articles in Arabic and English bi-annually (January and July).

Online ISSN: 2831-5049


The Journal of Contemporary Maqasid Studies (JCMS) aims to become a leading intellectual forum for publishing scholarly research in maqasid (higher objectives) methodological and applied studies.


To publish refereed research in the field of maqasid of the revelation (Qur’an and Sunnah) and Islamic Shari’ah in compliance with international publishing, peer-reviewing, and arbitration standards. The Journal aims for a methodological leap in maqasid based studies and solutions, and to establish a framework for dialogue with other methodologies.


  1. Support contemporary innovative and applied Maqasid studies.
  2. Revive the Maqasid heritage in contemporary discourse and in observance of Islamic Shari’ah principles.
  3. Develop contemporary maqasid methods for the revelation to become a central source for human knowledge.
  4. Promote dialogue between different methodologies.


An Invitation for Publication and Peer-Reviewing


The Journal of Contemporary Maqasid Studies (JCMS) is honoured to invite academics: professors, researchers, and specialists in maqasid studies to submit their research papers for publication. JCMS is focused on the following field of research : Maqasid Research fundamentals and Methodology, Maqasid of the Holy Qurʾān and the Sunnah, Maqasid Approaches to Contemporary Jurisprudence, Maqasid Approach to Dialogue with other Methodologies, Critical Studies of Maqasid Science History, Critical Studies of Contemporary Disciplines, Contemporary Phenomenon Studies as well as Corporate and Public Strategies from a maqasid perspective. Kindly note that JCMS accepts research papers in Arabic and English submitted through the authors’ personal accounts on the OJS platform via the following link: https://journal.maqasid.org/index.php/jcms/user/register  

Specialists interested in joining JCMS peer-reviewing team are kindly advised to register at the link above and to send their updated CVs to: journal@maqasid.org

Editor-in-chief                                                    Managing Editor
Prof Dr Jasser Auda                                            Dr Zaid Barzinji


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Published: 2022-07-31

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