Islamic University of Madinah
|Islamic University of al-Madinah al-Munawarah|
|الجامعة الإسلامية بالمدينة المنورة
Jāmiʻah al-Islāmīyah bi-al-Madīnah al-Munawwarah
|President||Prof. Abdurrahman bin Abdullah as-Sanad|
|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.
University students may study Sharia, Qur'an, Dawah/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 every Muslim individual based on scholarships programs and provides accommodation and living expenses.
Colleges and institutes
- Institute Of Teaching Arabic For Its Non Speakers
- Secondary Institute
- Intermediate Institute
- Makkaah Darul Hadith Intermediate Institute
- Dar Ul Hadeeth of Al - Madinah
Among others, Sheikh Abd al-Aziz ibn Baz taught at the University.
- Abdul Aziz al-Harbi – now member of the academic board for Umm al-Qura University
- Amanullah Khan Madani - Imam and Khatib of 'Umar Bin Khattab (Ra.) Jame Masque.
- Bilal Philips – Islamic Scholar from Canada
- Abu Usamah – American-born imam at Green Lane Masjid in Birmingham, England
- Abu Ammaar Yasir Qadhi – author and AlMaghrib Institute Dean of Academic Affairs
- Muhammad Alshareef – Founder of AlMaghrib Institute
- Yaser Birjas – AlMaghrib Institute instructor
- Ehsan Elahi Zaheer – scholar and author from Pakistan
- Rabee Al-Madkhali – former lecturer in the faculty of hadith and head of the Department of Sunnah in the Department of Higher Studies at Islamic University of Madinah
- Muqbil bin Hadi al-Wadi'i – religious scholar and founder of Dar al-Hadith al-Khayriyya in Dammaj, Yemen
- Attique Ahmed Khan – politician from Jammu and Kashmir
- Feiz Mohammad – Australian Muslim preacher of Lebanese descent noted for his Islamic fundamentalism
- Hafiz Zafeer Ali - imam of ICNA NY
- Saeed Abubakr Zakaria – Ghanaian Islamic Scholar, lecturer and leader of Anbariyya Sunni Community in Tamale
- Safiur Rahman Mubarakpuri – scholar and author of Ar-Raheeq Al-Makhtum
- Juhayman al-Otaybi – leader of the 1979 seizure of the Grand Mosque in Mekka.
- Official University Website (English and Arabic)
- Official Website of The University's British Students (English)