Islamic University of Madinah

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Islamic University of al-Madinah al-Munawarah
الجامعة الإسلامية بالمدينة المنورة
Jāmiʻah al-Islāmīyah bi-al-Madīnah al-Munawwarah
Type Salafi[1] Public
Established 1961; 56 years ago (1961)
President Dr. Hatim Al Marzuki
Students 22,000
Location Medina[2], 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.[3] It follows the Salafi ideology which is prevalent in Saudi Arabia.[1]


Islamic University of Medina in 1969

University students may study Sharia, Qur'an, Dawah/Usul al-din, Hadith, and Arabic.[4] The university offers Bachelor of Arts degrees and also Master's and Doctorate Degrees.[5] 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.The university also provided Arabic Language for Non-Native speaker Institute for those who do not have basic in this language.

Colleges and institutes[edit]


  • Institute Of Teaching Arabic For Its Non Speakers
  • Secondary Institute
  • Intermediate Institute
  • Makkaah Darul Hadith Intermediate Institute
  • Dar Ul Hadeeth of Al - Madinah[6]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b M. Milosevic; K. Rekawek (3 April 2014). Perseverance of Terrorism: Focus on Leaders. IOS Press. pp. 133–. ISBN 978-1-61499-387-2. 
  2. ^ University of Madinah
  3. ^ Madinah Saudi Embassy. Winter 2000.
  4. ^ University of Madinah Saudi Info.
  5. ^ University of Madinah
  6. ^
  7. ^ Commins, David (2009). The Wahhabi Mission and Saudi Arabia. I.B.Tauris. p. 164. 

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Coordinates: 24°28′50″N 39°33′53″E / 24.48056°N 39.56472°E / 24.48056; 39.56472