The department of Islamic World Studies offer Master of Islamic Studies in Jurisprudence of Reality program,for more information on course Delivery Format and admission requirements, please visit Graduate Studies Deanship.

Through teaching, research and community outreach, the Department of Islamic World Studies (IWS) promotes the study of the culture and society of the region and the broader Muslim world in the context of global issues and transformations. It contributes to the university’s general education program through courses aimed at enhancing students’ understanding of Islamic civilization and improving their research skills in Arabic.  Specifically, the department offers the following general education and elective courses:

  • GEN 135: Islamic Civilization I
  • ISL 209: Contemporary Islamic World
  • ISL 210: Islamic Political Thought
  • GEN 255: Emirates studies


Islamic World Studies Faculty