Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fatmir Shehu

Academic Field: Usul al-Din (Foundation of Islam), Comparative Religion, Islam and others, Inter-Religious Dialogue, Comparative Ethics

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fatmir Shehu, an Albanian citizen, received his B.A (hons) and M.A. degrees from IIUM in Arabic Language/Linguistics and Ph.D. degree from IIUM in Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion. He has presented in many conferences hosted by different countries, like, Malaysia, Turkey, Austria, Albania, Russia, and so on. Also, he has written many scientific papers in the field of Inter-religious and Inter-Faith Coexistence and Dialogue, Qur’an and Sunnah, Comparative Religion, Religious Ethics, Sufism, Mysticism, and Civilization.


Since 2019 Dr. Fatmir Shehu has been appointed as Chief Editor, South Asian Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (SARJHSS), and as a Member of Editorial Team, since 2020, Journal of Al-Tajdid, KIRKHS, IIUM and Journal Of Religion and Civilisational Studies (IJRCS), IIUM.  Besides, he has been appointed as a Reviewer by well-known journals.

Dr. Fatmir Shehu has also been appointed as IIUM Internationalisation Ambassador (Albania/Balkans/Kosovo/ Bosnia/Serbia/Macedonia) by the Rector of International Islamic University Malaysia under Deputy Rector (Internationalisation & Innovation and Community Relation), 1st October 2014 until 31st December 2015, and 1st July 2012 until 30th June 2013. He has been advisor to AQSA CLUB.

Dr. Fatmir Shehu is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion, Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge & Human Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).