International Islamic University, Islamabad.
International Islamic University, Islamabad is an international seat of Islamic learning, in Pakistan, which provides every opportunity for an all-around and harmonious development of individuals and society and reconstruction of human thought on the foundation of Islam.
The University is located in the scenic vicinity of Margalla Hills in Islamabad. While all teaching faculties of the University are functioning in the new Campus situated in Sector H-10, the administration comprising Rector's office, President's office, personnel department and finance department are still operating from the old campus situated near the grand Faisal Mosque in Sector E-6,
The foundation of the University was laid on the first day of the 15th Hijrah Century, Muharram 1, 1401 (November 11, 1980). This landmark of the beginning of the new Century Symbolize the aspirations and hopes of the Muslim Ummah for an Islamic renaissance. The desire to produce scholars and practitioners, imbued with Islamic learning, character and personality, and capable to meet the economic, social, political, and intellectual needs of modern times is the aim of this university.
The University starts as “Islamic University” with only 9 students in its LL.M degree Program and classes being held at the Campus of Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. The University was upgraded, restructured and reconstituted as “International Islamic University” with the promulgation of the International Islamic University Ordinance by the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in March 1985.
With 8 faculties and 5 autonomous academies, institutes and centers the University is conducting around 58 academic programs with enrollment of over 12,000 students that include around 5,500 girl students.
In addition, around 2000 students are enroled in the Iqra technical center, a constituent unit of the university.
The International Islamic University is a unique institution of higher learning which integrates the two parallel streams of religious and other education systems prevailing in the Muslim world. It provides a system based on universal Islamic principles capable of responding to present day needs and requirements.
Faculties & Institutes:
Arabic Language and Islamic Civilization
International Institutes of Islamic Economics
Basic and Applied Sciences
Islamic Research Institute
Engineering & Technology
Islamic Studies (Usuluddin)
Languages, Literature and Humanities
Shari'ah and Law
IQRA Centre for Technical Education
Information Resource Center
Information Technology Centre
Telephone No: 92 (51) 9261761 - 5, 92 (51) 9261770-1 & 3