the Name of Allaah, the All-Merciful...
in the beloved city of our Messenger (sallallaahu 'alayhe
wa sallam), the Islaamic University of Al-Madeenah was
founded by the government of Saudi 'Arabia by a royal decree
in the year 1381, intending to spread the teachings of Islaam
all over the world.
at the College of Sharee'ah, the first of the Universitys
faculties to be opened, started that year.
main objectives of the university are, as mentioned on their
convey the eternal message of Islaam to the entire world by
means of dawah, call to Islam. We aim to do this through University
education and post-graduate studies.
and fostering the community upon practicing the teachings
of Islam and worshiping the only true God, Allah alone, with
utmost sincerity and devotion.
religious knowledge to students who come from different parts
of the world and fostering them to become highly qualified
scholars, specialized in various Islamic and Arabic disciplines.
verifying, and publishing works relating to Islamic heritage.
and fostering scholarly and cultural ties with other universities
and scientific institutions and organizations throughout the
world to serve the noble cause of Islam and its great objectives..."
who do not know 'Arabic have a chance to study the 'Arabic
Language in a two-year world reknown 'Arabic Institute. If
they qualify with an overall 80% average or better, they can
then enter one of the university's colleges and focus on Islaamic
school reviews applications yearly. The academic year starts
in September and ends in June and consists of two seperate
be considered for admission, male applicants should be 25
years old or younger with a high school diploma and generally
good grades. Their application must include photographs, copies
of passport, birth and health certificates, high school transcripts
and a copy of the diploma, all verified by the Saudi Embassy
of their country. Also, letters of recommendation from known
Islaamic organizations or personalities should be included.
The applicant must review the application carefully and be
sure to include all necessary information and documents.
COSTS AND LIVING EXPENSES
is free. The school provides the students with a monthly salary
of SR 840 (about $225) and a round-trip plane ticket yearly.
The monthly salary is sufficient for single students living
in the dormitory. Married students who have children will
find it very difficult to be accepted and have their families
with them. They should expect their living expenses to be
$6,000 to $12,000 yearly, depending on their standard of living,
number of children, etc. Since the university does not have
a women's branch, the university's policy is not to grant
visas to students' wives.
now have an
application to the University of Al-Madeenah right here
on Bakkah.net! However, you have to be a member of the mailing
list to access it.
may also choose to email a student currently enrolled at the
university for more information:
are some important phone numbers at the university:
Dr. Saleh bin Abullah Al-Obood
Phone : 966 - 4 - 8474045
Dr. Sulaiman bin Salih al-Khizzi
Phone : 966 - 4 - 8470012
President for post graduate studies & scientific research:
Dr. Mohammed bin Homood Al-Waeli
Phone : 966 - 4 - 8473206
supervisor for financial & administrative affairs:
Dr. Mohammed bin Abdullah Zurban Al-Ghamidi
Phone : 966 - 4 - 8470792
article was taken from BAKKAHnet