Aims and Objectives

Hamdard Islamicus is an Academic Journal devoted to Islamic research and scholarship
It is to serve as a forum for scholars to write objectively, analytically and, where ever necessary, critically on Islamic History, Philosophy, Science, Arts, Culture, Archaeology, Law, and Jurisprudence, etc

It brings out the achievements of Muslims in the fields of Humanities, Social and Natural sciences.

It aims at defining Islam in terms of its fundamentals in a rational and liberal manner emphasizing, at the same time, the basic Islamic ideals of universal brotherhood, tolerance, and social justice

It aims at interpreting the teachings of Islam in such a way as to bring out its dynamic character in the context of the intellectual and scientific progress of the modern world

It provides an open forum for a dialogue among the Fundamentalist, Conservative, and the Modernest schools of thought among the Muslims aiming at finding a balanced view

It endeavors, through dialogue, to find Islamic answers to the question relating to social, political, economic, and moral problems of the fast and drastically changing world of today

It transmits through English translation the speeches, learned papers, and discourses expressed in Urdu by highly qualified traditional scholars, the 'ulama', and, in this way, it communicates valuable material, otherwise inaccessible, to the non-Urdu readers

It endeavors to promote better understanding between the Islamic World and the West