Shari'ah (Islamic Law & Jurisprudence)

Establishment : The Department was established in 1999 with the establishmnet of Faculty of Arabic & Islamic Studies as a Department of Islamic Law and Fiqh. Recently with the approval of Statutory bodies of the University, the Department has been renamed as Dept. of Shari'ah and Law on the basis of launching of programs in the field of Shari'ah and Law
Introduction : The department was established in the year 1999. Under the nomenclature of "The Department of Islamic Studies", it has been functioning since 1974, the year of establishment of AIOU.
The Department of Islamic Law has prepared various courses/projects/schemes of studies for the student of Metric, F.A., B.A. M.A. and PhD Students of Islamic Studies. The department aims to introduce some new programs in the future as well.
Other major academic activities of the department include conduct of National and International seminars, conferences, symposia and workshops.
Objectives : The Department of Islamic Law has been established: 1-To teach Islamic Law & Sharia and Law from Metric to Ph.D levels as per contemporary requirements. 2-To conduct advance research on the different aspects of Shari'ah. 3-To protect Islamic Heritage with the help of modern research tools and techniques. 4-To play leading role in interpretation of Shari'ah according to the needs of contemporary Pakistani Society. 5-To prepare Scholars and professionals in the area of Shari'ah and Law who have command over the different areas of specialization in different fields of Shari'ah and Law. 6-Establish a cadre of specialists and professionals experts in different fields of Shari'ah who can provide effective leadership in guiding and conducting quality research in various branches of Shari'ah. 7-To provide opportunity of professional growth and delopment to the scholars of Shari'ah in general and in service personals in particular. 8-Develope linkage between different highly reputed institutions of Islamic learning in general and institutions of Muslim world in particular. 9-Create interfaith harmony and environment of dialogue between Islamic and other civilizations.
Future Plans : Establishment of Center for Interfaith Studies
Academic Facilities : 1- Teacing from Metric to Postgraduate Levels. 2-Research on Shari'ah, Islamic Law at M.A, MS Sharia, LLM Shari'ah and Ph.D Shariah levels. 3-Conferences and Seminars 4-Academic workshops
Postal Address : Faculty of Arabic &Islamic studies
Block No 12, Sector H/8
Phone : +92-51-9057270/9057273
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Programmes: Ph.D. Shariah

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