Mohamed AbuZeid

Assistant Professor -Chair of Islamic World Studies Department

I started my academic carrier in Kuwait University only one year after graduating from the Islamic University in Medina, KSA. While working as an instructor I persuaded my M.A. Degree in Quran Interpretation and Quran Sciences in the College of Sharia, Kuwait University, then I moved to Cairo Egypt to obtain my Ph.D. in the same field in 2003.

I continued teaching in Kuwait University until 2007, and the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training in Kuwait from 2001 to 2009. Then I worked as an assistant professor in Taif University, KSA 2009 till 2010 when I moved to Zayed University as an assistant professor.

Roles and Responsibilities

-        Assistant Professor in the Islamic World Studies dept. at Zayed University.

-        Arabic Editor for the CHSS Newsletter.


-        Ph.D. Quran Interpretation and Quran Sciences, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, 2003

-        M.A. Quran Interpretation and Quran Sciences, Kuwait University, Kuwait 1999.

-        B.A. Noble Quran and Islamic Studies, Islamic University of Medina, KSA 1993.

-        B.S. General Education, Islamic University of Medina, KSA 1993.




Arabic and English

Informal Interests

Reading, cycling and swimming.

Research and Professional Activities

Research interests:

Quran studies, Islamic Studies, Arabic Linguistics, Arabic Literature.


Current Projects:

The Commencement of Revelation in the Quran Context.


Quran, Revelation, Islam, History

Teaching Areas

List of courses taught in ZU: specify if undergraduate or graduate


Arabic Concepts GEN 130, Business Communication in Arabic 1 BUS 207 AL, Business Communication in Arabic 2 BUS 407 AL, Technical Arabic Writing1 CIT 301, Technical Arabic Writing2 CIT 306, Social Studies Arabic Lab 2 HSS 391 AL, Health Science Arabic Lab 2 HSC 367 AL, Advanced Arabic Skills for IT Students ARA-320, Modern Arabic Syntax ARA-380, Islamic Civilization GEN 135, Emirati Studies GEN 255.

List most recent publications, use APA citation format.

AbouZeid, M. (2014) Stories From Emirates ”حكايات من الإمارات”, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi.

AbouZeid, M. (2014) Poetry Anthology for the Youth “مختارات شعرية للشباب”, Emirates Airlines Festival of Literature, Dubai.