This conference aims to invite the participants whose backgrounds are:

  • The employers and employees of Zakat institutions from both local and international,
  • Academics include lecturers and students (both undergraduates and postgraduates),
  • The officers and staffs from the related government agencies,
  • The stakeholders from Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), and
  • Other related stakeholders of Zakat.


  1.  The Ministry of Religious Affairs, Republic of Indonesia (Kemenag)
  2.  The National Board of Zakat Republic of Indonesia (BAZNAS) – Center of Strategic Studies (Puskas BAZNAS), Jakarta
  3.  Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR), Faculty of Economics and Business, Department of Islamic Economics, Surabaya, East Jawa
  4.  Trisakti University, Center of Financial Inclusion, Jakarta, and
  5.  Kyoto University, Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies (ASAFAS), Kyoto, Japan.


Papers submitted to the 4th ICONZ has potential publication with:
•    The International Journal of Zakat (IJAZ – Puskas BAZNAS)
•    Indonesian Management and Accounting Research (IMAR – Trisakti)
•    Jurnal Ekonomi Bisnis Islam (JEBIS – UNAIR)


Person in charge: Ulfah Lathifah Junari (Researcher) cc
+62 812 9862 3885

With the theme ‘ZakaTech for Inclusive Development’, the 4th ICONZ welcomes the manuscripts that cover, and not limited to, the following topics:

  1.  The recent technology-based practice of zakat collection and distribution. The manuscripts submitted may cover the followings:
    • Shariah related issues in digital zakat management.
    • A case study from zakat institutions in adopting technology.
    • Qualitative work explaining the history of a zakat institution in digitalising its management.
    • Quantitative study investigating the impact of technology use in zakat administration.
    • And other related topics.
  1. The fundamental issue of Shariah-compliance for zakat institutions. The papers submitted may concern on:
    • Constructing a conceptual framework of Shariah-compliance for zakat institutions.
    • Defining the fundamental of Shariah risk and other related risks in the context of zakat institution.
    • Exploring the potential risks caused by the implementation of technology and the conceptual framework to mitigate them.
    • Proposing the framework of shariah audit for zakat institutions.
    • A case study using the existing shariah audit framework for zakat institutions issued by an official agency and its potential of improvement.
    • And other related issues.
  1.  The role of zakat institutions in responding the global issues that relate to the fundamental of zakat. The articles submitted may address the followings: 
    • Women studies with special relation to the utilisation and/or distribution of zakat.
    • The role of zakat in empowering underprivileged community, particularly disabled people.
    • Zakat and sustainable development goals (SDGs) 2020.
    • Zakat and circular economy.
    • Zakat and blue economy.
    • Zakat and climate changes.
    • And other related topics.
  1.  The performance of zakat institutions. The works submitted may cover:
    • A case study measuring the performance of zakat institution using the National Zakat Index (NZI).
    • Measuring the impact of zakat on the Mustahik’s welfare.
    • Investigating financial performances of zakat institutions.
    • Building a conceptual benchmark to measure the performance of zakat institution. 
  1.  The contemporary issues related to the management of zakat. The articles may address the following:
    • The relevance of ‘Zakatnomics’ concept for the current economic landscape.
    • Establishing the definition of Muzakki millennials.
    • Zakatable issues in capital market.
    • Studying the zakat literacy ability among the Muzakki.
    • Zakat issues in pension fund.  And other relevant topics.  
  1.  Accounting issues of Zakat institution. The manuscripts may cover the followings:
    • The relevance of Zakat Core Principles (ZCP) in accounting issues of zakat institution.
    • Financial information disclosure.
    • AAOIFI standard and PSAK109 for zakat accounting.
    • Case study financial reporting of zakat institution across different countries.
    • Harmonisation of the existing financial reporting standards.