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Islamic Thought, History And Culture

The Department of Islamic Thought, History & Culture was established in 1999 in the Faculty of Arabic and Islamic Studies to meet the educational needs of masses at various levels & focusing on research-based program in Islamic studies.

Introduction

The Department of Islamic Thought, History & Culture was established in 1999 in the Faculty of Arabic and Islamic Studies to meet the educational needs of masses at various levels ranging from Matric to PhD focusing on research-based program in Islamic Studies. The Department is presenting many valuable course books and producing scholars in the field of Islamic thought, history and culture. Currently the Department is functioning with its permanent faculty members with the help of AIOU regional campuses & tutorial support spread all over the country.

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Objectives

1. To teach Islamic studies from Matric to PhD level as per contemporary requirements.
2. To conduct advance research on the different aspects of Islamic sciences.
3. To play active role in correct interpretation of Islamic sciences for the needs of the society.
4. To equip students with understanding of the origins and development of Islamic thought and its relevance to modern issues.
5. Establish a cadre of specialists and professionals in different fields of Islamic Studies, who can conduct quality research in various disciplines of Islam.
6. To develop linkage among different highly reputed national and international institutions offering Islamic studies program at higher level.
7. To prepare the textbooks and study guides for Matric to PhD level programs.
8. To organize national and international workshops/seminars/conferences on Islamic sciences.

programmes

Future Plans

The Department of Islamic Thought, History and Culture is planning to launch following program in future:

  1. INTERNATIONAL POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
  2. BS Islamic Studies (for International Students)
  3. BS Islamic Finance (for National/International Students)
  4. Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic Finance
  5. Post Graduate Diploma in "IFTAA"
  6. Certificate Course in "IFTAA"
  7. Certificate Course for "Imam and Khateeb"
  8. Certificate Course in Professional Ethics
  9. Index of Approved topics (MPhil & PhD)
  10. Associate Degree in Islamic Studies
  11. Associate Degree in Islamic Finance

Contact Details

Islamic Thought, History And Culture

Room No. 102, Block No 12, Faculty of Arabic & Islamic Studies, Allama Iqbal Open University, Sector H-8, Islamabad.
dit@aiou.edu.pk
051-9250086, 9573346

Faculty & Staff Members

 

 

About

The Allama Iqbal Open University was established in May, 1974, with the main objectives of providing educational opportunities to masses and to those who cannot leave their homes and jobs. During all these past years, the University has more than fulfilled this promise.