Islamic Insurance System: Tekaful Insurance

Sabri Öz, Mehmet Ali Işık


The insurance issue, which is one of the convention means of finance, is based on old times. The issue of insurance, which is highly criticized in the Islamic sense, is to be integrated into a holistic system by a methodology that will remain within the Scope of Islamic Finance. While the compansation of possible risks for a certain premium is defined as insurance; the aid system, which provides relief from the troublesome situations caused by undesirable situations, is expressed as Islamic insurance. The purpose of this study, the Islamic insurance concept, basic features and by reviewing the literature on the model, the financial system is one of the global players and Islamic finance interest known by the Muslim population of the legislation and its applications in Turkey. By this paper, it is clearified the difference between conventional insurance as its well known structure and Islamic insurance.


Tekaful, Islamic Finance, Islamic Insurance, Participation Insurance System

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