Islamic University of Madinah
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|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. It follows the Salafi ideology which is prevalent in Saudi Arabia.
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
- Abdullah el-Faisal – extremist preacher banned from the UK.
- Juhayman al-Otaybi – leader of the 1979 seizure of the Grand Mosque in Mekka.
- Feiz Mohammad – Australian Muslim preacher of Lebanese descent noted for his extremist views.
- Bilal Philips – extremist preacher. Banned from Canada, UK, Bangladesh, Kenya, Philippines etc...
- Abdul Aziz al-Harbi – now member of the academic board for Umm al-Qura University
- Abu Ammaar Yasir Qadhi – author and AlMaghrib Institute Dean of Academic Affairs
- Mishary Rashid Alafasy - Kuwaiti Qari and İmam
- 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-Dammaj in Dammaj, Yemen
- Attique Ahmed Khan – politician from Jammu and Kashmir
- 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
- Ismail Ibn Musa Menk - Mufti of Zimbabwe
- M. Milosevic; K. Rekawek (3 April 2014). Perseverance of Terrorism: Focus on Leaders. IOS Press. pp. 133–. ISBN 978-1-61499-387-2.
- University of Madinah
- Madinah Saudi Embassy. Winter 2000.
- University of Madinah Saudi Info.
- University of Madinah
- Commins, David (2009). The Wahhabi Mission and Saudi Arabia. I.B.Tauris. p. 164.
- Official University Website (English and Arabic)
- Official Website of The University's British Students (English)