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Prof. Asad teaches Islamic finance at KU Leuven

Monday, March 06, 2017

As part of the ongoing collaboration between the Katholieke Universitiet Leuven (KU Leuven) and the UMT School of Law and Policy (SLP), Syed Imad-ud-Din Asad [LL.M. (Harvard); Founding Director and Associate Professor, SLP] is again teaching a graduate-level short-course on Islamic finance at the KU Leuven in March 2017. The course is a condensed version of the course on Islamic finance that Professor Asad teaches in the LL.M. in Commercial Law program at the SLP, which also serves as a testament to the fact that the quality of courses offered by the SLP is at par with the ones offered by the top law faculties in the developed world.

Professor Asad is teaching the course for the third consecutive year. Previously, he taught the course at the KU Leuven in February 2015 and February 2016.

As part of the exchange arrangement, professors from the KU Leuven or its partner universities will teach courses at the SLP in the fall of 2017. The SLP is the only law school in Pakistan engaged inactive collaborations with European and North American law faculties that not only entail knowledge sharing but also cultural interaction.

Established in 1425, KU Leuven is the first and the largest Belgian university and the oldest existing Catholic university. Also, it is among the top 100 universities in the world.

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