Shari'ah (Islamic Law & Jurisprudence)

Name : SHARI'AH (ISLAMIC LAW & JURISPRUDENCE)
Establishment : The Department was established in 1999 with the establishment of Faculty of Arabic & Islamic Studies as a Department of Islamic Law and Fiqh. In 2017 with the approval of Statutory bodies of the University, the Department was renamed as Department of Shariah (Islamic Law & Jurisprudence) based on launching of programs in the field of Shariah.
Introduction : The Department of Shariah has prepared various courses/projects/schemes of studies for the student of Metric, F.A., B.A. BS, M.A., MS/LLM/M.Phil and PhD relating to Islamic Studies in general and Shariah in particular.
Objectives : The Department of Shariah has been established: 1-To teach Islamic Law & Shariah from Metric to Ph.D levels as per contemporary requirements. 2-To conduct advance research on different aspects of Shariah. 3-To protect Islamic Heritage with the help of modern research tools and techniques. 4-To play leading role in interpretation of Shariah according to the needs of contemporary Pakistani Society. 5-To prepare Scholars and professionals in the area of Shariah and Law who have command over different fields of Shariah. 6- To establish a cadre of specialists and professional experts in different fields of Shariah who can provide effective leadership in guiding and conducting quality research in various branches of Shariah. 7-To provide opportunity of professional growth and development to the scholars of Shariah. 8- To develope linkage between different highly reputed institutions of Islamic learning and Muslim world. 9- To create interfaith harmony and environment of dialogue between Islamic and other civilizations.
Future Plans : The Department aims to introduce some new programs as well as research journal in future. Other major academic activities of the department include conduct of National and International seminars, conferences, symposia and workshops are the future plans.
Academic Facilities : 1- Teaching from Metric to Ph.D Levels. 2- Research at BS, M.A, MS and Ph.D levels. 3-Conferences and Seminars 4-Academic workshops
Postal Address : Department of Shariah, Faculty of Arabic &Islamic studies, Block No. 05, Sector H-8, Islamabad
Phone : +92-51-9057270/9057273/9057224/9057387
Email : shariah@aiou.edu.pk
Staff Members : Staff Members Details
Website: www.aiou.edu.pk
Programmes: B.S ISLAMIC STUDIES(SHARIAH)
MS SHARIAH
Ph.D. Shariah

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