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Oziev Gapur

Academic Qualification

  • Islamic Revealed Knowledge & Heritage - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Islamic Revealed Knowledge & Heritage - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Islamic Revealed Knowledge & Heritage - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Oziev Gapur (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus


Expert Profile

Gapur Oziev, born in 1974 is from the Republic of Ingushetia (Russian Federation). Upon mastering English and Arabic he joined International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in 1998 and graduated in 2002 majoring in Islamic Jurisprudence (Fiqh and Usul Fiqh) and minoring in political science. He remained at the university to complete his Master and Phd in 2004 and 2008 respectively. Currently he is an associate professor at the department of economics of the faculty of economics and management science of the university teaching various undergraduate and master courses in the area of Islamic banking and finance and Islamic economics. He was twice awarded with “best teacher award” and has published books and a number of articles in Scopus and ISI Thompson journals some of which can be accessed at the following link: also gives lectures on a weekly "Angusht" radio program: "Islamic economics, business and finance" in Russian language. He is also actively involved in numerous research projects utilizing internal grants from the Research Management Center of the university as well as an external grant from the Ministry of Higher Education. Dr.Gapur has been more than once invited as consultant to various projects organized by Islamic Development Bank of Saudi Araia and Unirazak-IBFIM consortium of Malaysia in implementing IBF in Russian Federation as a pilot project. Since 2015 he has been appointed as a member of Shariah board of experts at National Rating Agency of Russia. Since 2018 he also has been as an expert/consultant for Shariah Review Bureau of Bahrain.

Area of Specialisation

  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Islamic Finance ~ Islamic Corporate Governance - Al-Fiqh and Usul Al-Fiqh

Teaching Responsibilities

FIQH FOR ECONOMIST II 2009/2010 2015/2016 2020/2021 2011/2012 2014/2015 2016/2017 2008/2009 2012/2013 2017/2018 2010/2011 2019/2020
FIQH FOR ECONOMIST III 2009/2010 2010/2011 2013/2014 2012/2013 2014/2015 2011/2012 2015/2016 2008/2009
FIQH FOR ECONOMISTS I 2016/2017 2008/2009
FIQH MUAMALAH IN BANKING AND FINANCE 2016/2017 2018/2019 2015/2016 2014/2015 2020/2021
USUL FIQH II 2020/2021 2019/2020

Research Projects

2019 - 2021 The Concept of Poverty and Its Alleviation; An Islamic Perspective
2019 - 2019 The Danger of Fatwas Based on an Ideological and Partial Reading of the Hadeeth
2016 - 2018 The Role of Al-Ijtihad on Zakat Management
2016 - 2018 Cryptocurrency from Shariah Perspective
2013 - 2014 Issues in Economic and Monetary Integration Among OIC Countries
2013 - 2016 Friday Sermons series : Volume 1
2011 - 2012 Realbonus Card from Shariah Perspective
2011 - 2011 The Concept Of Scarcity From Maqasid Shariah Perspective
2009 - 2011 Issues in foreign Exchange Trading from shariah perspective
2009 - 2012 Halal Certification training for Main Kazakhstan
2019 - Present Review of Influential Works in Islamic Economics
2019 - Present Wealth Distribution From The Shari'ah Perspective (International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) Grant)
2013 - Present The Integrated Development Index (I-DEX): A New Comprehensive Approach to Measuring Human Development
2013 - Present Socio Economic Impact of Shari'ah Compliant Hospitality and Services on Malaysia and Muslim Communities
2011 - Present The Integrated Development Index (I-Dex): A New Comprehensive Approach to Measuring Human Development

Award & Recognition

18 Jul, 2014 Best Teacher Award (Kulliyyah) - Cultural and Activity Centre, IIUM University
02 Dec, 2012 Appreciation award for outstanding performance and continuous contribution to WAMY. - WAMY (IIUM) University



2020 Al-wasaṭiyyah: the path to success. Journal of Islam in Asia, () pp. 1-20
2020 The management perspective of the prophetic leadership model. AFKAR Journal of Islamic & Religious Studies, 4 (1) pp. 1-18
2020 مناهج تأويل أحاديث الفتن بين الاعتدال والتطرف : تحليل لبعض التأويلات السياسية لأحاديث الفتنة =Methods of interpretation of discord hadiths between moderation and extremism: an analysis of selected political interpretations. Journal of Hadith studies, 5 (2) pp. 53-61
2018 Controversies in zakat: an effective method of resolution. Al-Shajarah, Journal Of Islamic Thought And Civilization, 23 (2) pp. 395-424
2018 Cryptocurrency from a shari’ah perspective. Al-Shajarah, 23 (2) pp. 315-338
2018 Cryptocurrency from Shariah perspective. Al-Shajarah, 23 (2) pp. 315-337
2018 Zakat administration: an analysis of the past approach. International Journal of Economics, Management and Accounting, 26 (1) pp. 57-90
2018 СООТВЕТСТВУЮТ ЛИ КРИПТОВАЛЮТЫ ТРЕБОВАНИЯМ ИНДУСТРИИ ИСЛАМСКИХ ФИНАНСОВ? (In Russian ) = Do crypto currencies meet the requirements of the Islamic finance industry?. Vestnik of Moscow State University, 6 (3) pp. 23-42
2017 Cash waqf as an alternative panacea to poverty alleviation: An overview of human development in Nigeria. Turkish Journal of Islamic Economics, 4 (2) pp. 83-90
2016 Currency exchange, its Illah and implications . Journal of Islamic Finance, 5 (1) pp. 45-52
2016 The parameters of al-ijtihad in zakat: the past and the present. Al-Shajarah, 21 (2) pp. 193-224
2015 A critical analysis of development indices. Australian Journal of Sustainable Business and Society, 1 (1) pp. 37-53
2014 The role of socio-cultural and religious factors in peace building the case of ingushetia (Russian Federation). Beder Journal of Humanities (BJH), 1 (3) pp. 77-91
2013 The concept of scarcity: An Islamic perspective. Malaysian Management Review, 48 (1) pp. 27-40
2012 Evaluating Chris Argyris's ideas: an Islamic perspective. Journal of Management Development, 31 (10) pp. 1046-1057
2012 Performance evaluation from an Islamic perspective. Al-Shajarah , 17 (2) pp. 205-224
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 Al-Seerah Al-Nabawiyyah: lessons from selected topics. In: Ibadah camp of Kullihah of KENMS, 2020,
2020 COVID 19 pandemic challenges and adequate responses from Islamic perspective. In: XVI MUSLIM INTERNATIONAL FORUM: The culture of encounter: religious ethics during the pandemic,
2020 مناهج تأويل أحاديث الفتن بين الاعتدال والتطرف: تحليل لبعض التأويلات السياسية = Methods of interpretation of discord hadiths between moderation and extremism: an analysis of selected political interpretations. In: XIII International Scientific and Practical Conference "Readings named after Galimjan Barudi" on the theme: "The problem of Hadith interpretation: diversity of approaches in Islamic theology.",
2019 The role of the mosque in achieving reconciliation between the Sufi and Salafi movements: Ingushetia as a case study. In: Islamic Intellectual thought in the CIS countries: Past, Present and The Way Forward,
2012 Evaluating Chris Argyris's ideas An Islamic perspective . In: 2nd International Conference on Islamic Business, ICIB-2012, Islamabad, Pakistan,

2020 Muslim society, politics and Islamic education in the former Russian Empire: The 20th century and beyond. Volinski Oberegi, ISBN: 9789664167755
2017 Islamic leadership today. ICIFE, ISBN: 978-967-467-006-1
Book Section

2015 The Integrated Development Index (I-Dex): a new comprehensive approach to measuring human development. In: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation , ISBN: 978-9927-118-22-7, pp. 159-172