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Islamic finance and business education has flourished over the last decade or so in line with the growth of the industry. Universities, business schools, colleges and professional bodies — both in the Muslim countries and in other countries especially Europe, Singapore and the US — have introduced courses on Islamic finance purportedly helping to meet the demand for trained human capital, the dearth of which is a major bottleneck threatening the continued growth of the industry.

IE Business School, which is in the Top 10 of the FT Business School rankings, is spearheading education in Islamic finance and business and has the aspiration of becoming the Islamic finance education hub in Europe. Its campuses in the financial district of Madrid and elsewhere in the city are second to none, and it already offers Islamic finance as a subject or component of its MBA and Masters in Finance degrees.

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