Maher Hussein Haswa, Ph.D


Abu Dhabi Campus

+971 2 6133535


Ph.D.Islamic Jurisprudence, University of Jordan, Jordan

Master of .Islamic Jurisprudence, University of Jordan, Jordan

Bachelor of Islamic Jurisprudence, University of Jordan, Jordan

Research Interests

Contemporary Jurisprudence, research methodology in studies of legitimacy, rooting methodology of contemporary jurisprudence, contemporary doctrinal issues.

Selected Publications

“ The Comprehensive Understanding for Surrounding Conditions and its Effect in Issuing Legal Opinion in Islamic Jurisprudence.”The issuance of the International Institute for Islamic Thought,2009, Virginia, USA.

“Book in brief inheritances, bequests, and endowment in Islamic law and it has been working in law Alimarti,”Kuwait, library al Falah -.2014

Investigator in the science of fundamentals of jurisprudence, teaching book, Sharjah Library, 2015
  • The Effect of ‘Motive’ on Characterising Organised Tawarruq . Arab Law Quarterly 33 (2019) 179-197
  • Goal-Based Approach in Interpreting the Ambiguous (The Image of Women in Authoritative Hadith as a Model) Dirasat: Shari'a and Law Sciences Vol 46, No 4 (2019).
  • Commercial Insurance between Risk and Jurisprudential Need  University of Sharjah Journal of Sharia and Islamic Studies     vol 16.No 2 (2019).
  • The legality of a comprehensive maintenance contracts between Uncertainty and Jurisprudential Necessity: An Analytical Purposive Study. Sharia and Law Journal    .UAE University . NO 78 . (2019 ).
  • The Purposes of the Holy Quran in Building Civilization and development (Al-Omran) in the Contemporary Muslim Scholars. the Journal of Islamic Knowledge Issue 89 .2017.
  • Material Compensation for Abstract Moral Damage in Islamic Jurisprudence and the UAE Civil Transactions Act. University of Sharjah Journal of Sharia and Law Sciences.Vol 14. NO 2. (2017).
  • Legal and Judicial Presumptions and their Applications in the Personal Status of the UAE and Jordanian law . Jordan Journal of Applied Science . Vol 19. No 1. (2017).
  • Jurisprudence of the Application of Islamic Law Landmarks and Standards . University of Sharjah Journal of Sharia and Law Sciences.Vol 13. No 1. (2016).
  • The effect of the purpose of facilitatuin and the raise of narrowness in defining the priorities of Pilgrim (Haj) in Sunnah and duties in our contemporary reality . Journal of Sharia and Islamic Studies . Kuwait University No 104 .(2016).


Conference of the Purposes of the Noble Qur’an in Building Civilization and Urbanism Organized by Al-Zaytoonah University in the Tunisian Republic from 18-20 April 2017 AD, title of the research paper “The Purposes of the Holy Qur’an in Building Civilization and Urbanism by Contemporaries”
The conference "The Jurisprudence of Calamities as an Origin and Application" by Al-Karaouiine University - Dar Al-Hadith Al-Hassani Foundation for Higher Islamic Studies in the Kingdom of Morocco on Wednesday and Thursday, 1-2 March.
The Great Hajj Symposium 10/8/2013 in Makkah Al Mukarramah The title of the symposium is the jurisprudence of priorities in Hajj.
The Muslim Family Conference and Contemporary Challenges at the University of Jordan from 9-11 / 4 / 2013AD.
The Conference on Banking Tawarruq and usurious tricks held on 4/2012 in the National University of Ajloun / Jordan

Teaching Courses

Fundamentals of jurisprudence, history of Islamic law and its sources, the jurisprudence inheritances, bequests, and endowment, personal status of Muslims, the Islamic culture, the jurisprudence of contemporary financial transactions،jurisprudenceadvocacy andmedia،religions and teams, the jurisprudence of worship, doctrine and ethics, social and political system in Islam, the Islamic economic system.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all.

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  • Expert and arbitrator in family issues with Sharia courts in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Fatwa
  • Research and Management Magazine, International Fatwa Management and Research Institute/Malaysia