INCEIF was established by Bank Negara Malaysia in 2005. Its mission is to nurture and develop experts in Islamic financial services. INCEIF is a university that offers postgraduate study in Islamic finance. INCEIF strives to be the leading knowledge provider in Islamic finance by providing outstanding teaching, research, and thought leadership. INCEIF must bridge academia and industry in order to achieve this vision. INCEIF’s academic curriculum is based on inputs from industry professionals. It also has faculty members who have a global reputation in Islamic finance academia as well as the Islamic finance industry. INCEIF students have strong mentoring relationships with their faculty and are supported by regulators and industry leaders.