About the Journal

The Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilization (JITC) is an open access journal which follows the double-blind peer-review process. It is a Scopus indexed journal, also recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan and placed in Y category.

JITC presents a trailblazing platform to the Islamic scholars and social scientists for publishing their research work. It is bi-annual journal that is published in spring and autumn (fall). We strive for a global readership and thus have always encouraged contribution from around the world. Furthermore, our advisory board is truly reflective of our global view of the journal. In addition, we hold ourselves subject to the quality parameters set by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC). The Editorial Board of the journal is currently determined to get the journal indexed in well reputed databases. 


Our vision is to encourage and stimulate research in the field of Islamic thought and civilization and open up new avenues for debate and discussion about contemporary religious and cultural thought and practice. JITC strives to distinguish itself based on the quality of its contents and rigorously maintains ethical standards.

Aim and Mission:

Our mission is to provide an understanding of Islam that goes beyond academics and takes into account the rapidly evolving social and ethical requirements of the current era. Moreover, we also wish to critically review the image of Islam, its history, culture, civilization and values as portrayed in the West. JITC corroborates comparative religious thought and enables the readers to fully comprehend the core values of Islam. Hence the journal portrays the positive and true spirit of Islam.

Scope of the Journal:

The  journal covers the fields of Qur’ānic Studies, Hadith, Islamic Philosophy, Islamic Law, Islamic History and Society, Islamic Thought and Literature, Islamic Origins, Islam and Peace, Islamic Civilization, Muslim Societies, Theology, Indo-Islamic Civilization, Oriental and Occidental Studies in the context of Islam and Muslims, Comparative Religions, Modernity and its tenants; contemporary issues like Islamophobia, Critical Muslim Studies and Liberation Theologies, Anthropology of Islam, Postcolonial Studies and Muslims Studies etc.


JITC focuses on research-based driven facts in the domain of Islamic Studies, philosophical religious debates, Islam and civilizations, comparative religious studies etc.  while focusing on cultural aspect of both historical and contemporary era.

Distinctive Features:

  • OJS as Journal Management System
  • DOI of your articles
  • QR code of your articles
  • Open access
  • Double-blind peer-review from three or more experts
  • Proofreading, reference checking and formatting services
  • Acceptance letter
  • Complementary hard copy
  • International circulation
  • Submission in online repositories

Key Audience:

Teachers, learners, researchers (Islamic theology, Quran'ic exegesis, contemporary debates in religious studies)