Practical information




The first edition of the programme will be held on Fridays, from 9am until 5pm, in UCL's Saint-Gilles (Rue Henri Wafelaerts , 47-51 – 1060 Brussels) facilities from November 2015 to March 2016.

More information about the venue:

Exams will be held in May of June 2016 for the first session, in August or September 2016 for the second session.

Provisional timetable: download the detailed agenda here





The tuition fee is 4.750€ plus VAT and includes teaching materials, access to UCL infrastructures, meals and coffee breaks.

Reduction of 15% for those participants supporting the fees on their private (non professional) funds.

Reduction of 10% for LSM registered alumnis.


  • Hold a university master degree in management, economics, law or finance (full right admission);
  • Hold a graduate studies degree in another discipline or have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a relevant sector (finance, banking, …). The applications to be reviewed by the president and the secretary of the jury.


The registration form is available online. The number of participants is limited in order to ensure a high quality level of the programme.
The organizers reserve the right to cancel or postpone the certificate should the number of participants be insufficient.


Participants who have actively taken part in the whole programme and have passed the written exam will be issued with a “University certificate in Islamic finance” worth 11ECTS credits (European Credit Transfer System). While this certificate is in itself a valuable addition to the participant’s academic records, the credits of this certifi cate, if validated by the examination board of a subsequent academic programme elsewhere in Europe, can be utilised in that programme.

Participation in all sessions without passing the written exam will result in the issue of a certificate of attendance.