Dean’s speech, Faculty of Islamic Sciences
السَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ
Assalāmu ʿAlaykum Wa Raḥmatu Allāh Wa Barakātuh
May the peace, mercy, and blessings of Allāh be with you
Greetings from Al-Madinah International University (MEDIU), Malaysia Praise be to Allāh, the Lord of Universe, and prayers and peace be upon the Prophet Muhammad, his family, and all of his companions.
I am honored to welcome all faculty members, all students, and visitors of the website of the Faculty of Islamic Sciences; to have glimpse on the instructions and announcements about its activities, and effective communication with the faculty deanship, head of departments and the teaching staff.
The faculty seeks to achieve its aims that emanates from the mission of Al-Madinah University; in order to preserve the Islamic heritage and its language, to consolidate
correct concepts, rooting Islamic ideals and to achieve distinguished preparation for its students.
Furthermore, the faculty aims to serve local and international communities, and provide them with youth generation bearing the banner of the eternal Islamic message; through undergraduate and postgraduate programs that are characterized by high scientific quality, diversity of specializations, and modernity in the presentation of educational materials. Besides, the implementation of technology has enabled students to utilize educational materials and to benefit from the information to the maximum.
These programs have been designed with the aim of helping students to be equipped with the sufficient knowledge that allows them to achieve lifelong learning and to have a positive impact on the daily life according to Islamic teachings, with knowledge and wisdom.
The Faculty contains four main departments:
1. Department of Al-Qur’an and its Sciences.
2. Department of Al-Hadith and its Sciences.
3. Department of Fiqh and Usul Fiqh.
4. Department of Dʿawah and Usuluddin.
Moreover, the faculty provides various educational and training programs stemming from the needs and renewed requirements of the labor market.
I am also honored to be proud of the progress and success the faculty has achieved. All of this would inspire us to exert more vigorous efforts in the service of Islam, the Qur’an, the Arabic language, the society, the humanity, science and education. Therefore, by qualifying distinguished students specialized in the Islamic field scientifically and intellectually, carrying out scientific research, organizing international conferences, providing various educational and training programs for the local and international community; the Faculty is steadily on the path of building and
maintaining strong, effective relationships with various segments of society and partners.
I wish to our students all success in their academic career, and I urge all of them to do their best; to acquire the knowledge and skills they will need to link their present with
their past, build their future and face the life’s challenges.
Assoc. Prof. Dr Fouad Bounama
Faculty of Islamic Sciences