Islamic University of Madinah
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الجامعة الإسلامية بالمدينة المنورة
Jāmiʻah al-Islāmīyah bi-al-Madīnah al-Munawwarah
|President||Dr. Hatim Al Marzuki|
|Location||Medina, Saudi Arabia
The Islamic University of al-Madinah al-Munawarah (Arabic: الجامعة الإسلامية بالمدينة المنورة) was founded by the government of Saudi Arabia by a royal decree in 1961 in the Islamic holy city of Medina. It follows the Salafi ideology which is prevalent in Saudi Arabia. It received institutional academic accreditation without exceptions from the National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment in April 2017.
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Islamic Science Colleges
University students may study Sharia, Qur'an, Usul al-din, Hadith, and Arabic. The university offers Bachelor of Arts degrees and also Master's and Doctorate Degrees. Studies at the College of Sharia Islamic law were the first to start when the university opened. The admission is open to Muslims based on scholarships programs that provide accommodation and living expenses. The university also provides an Arabic Language for Non-Native speaker Institute for those who do not have a basic level of Arabic.
Exact Science Colleges
In 2012, the university opened science colleges for the first time. Students may study in Engineering and Computer Science majors. Students are expected to finish a preparatory year program before entering any of the science programs.
Colleges and Institutes
- Faculty of Arabic Language
- Faculty of Computer and Information Systems
- Faculty of Sciences
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Shari'ah
- Faculty of Qur'an and Islamic Studies
- Faculty of Hadith and Islamic Studies
- Faculty of Da'wah and Usuluddeen
- Institute of Teaching Arabic Language to Non-Native Speakers
- Dar Al-Hadith Al-Makiyyah
- Dar Al-Hadith Al-Madaniyyah
- Secondary School
- Intermediate School
- Abdul Aziz al-Harbi – member of the academic board for Umm al-Qura University
- Abdul Ghani Kasuba - politician from Indonesia
- Abu Ammaar Yasir Qadhi – professor, Islamic scholar and author
- Attique Ahmed Khan – politician from Jammu and Kashmir
- Bilal Philips – Salafi lecturer from Canada
- Ehsan Elahi Zaheer – scholar and author from Pakistan
- Feiz Mohammad – Lebanese-Australian preacher
- Hidayat Nur Wahid – Chairman of the Indonesian People’s Consultative Assembly (2004-2009), Islamic scholar with pluralism view.
- Ismail ibn Musa Menk - Grand Mufti of Zimbabwe
- Mishary Rashid Alafasy - Kuwaiti Qari and İmam
- Muqbil bin Hadi al-Wadi'i – founder of Dar al-Hadith al-Dammaj in Dammaj, Yemen
- Rabee Al-Madkhali – former lecturer and department head at the university
- Saeed Abubakr Zakaria – leader of Anbariya Sunni Community in Tamale, Ghana
- Safiur Rahman Mubarakpuri – scholar and author
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- Official University Website (English and Arabic)
- Official Website of The University's British Students (English)