Abu Dhabi Islamic Studies University courses and programs
Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Islamic Studies.
Master of Arts (MA) degree in Islamic Studies (planned)
28 February 2010
A new Islamic studies college is being established in Abu Dhabi as a branch of the Université Mohammed V-Agdal in Morocco (UM5A) (founded in 1957) according to UAE media reports, and the UM5A website.
Agreement signed between UM5A and the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC Abu Dhabi) on behalf of the General Authority of Islamic Affairs & Endowments in Abu Dhabi. Signing date 12 February 2010 according to the UM5A website, announced in ADEC press release 22 February 2010.
Agreement signed by
Dr Mugheer Khamis Al Khaili (Dr Moughir Khamiss Al Khili), Director General of ADEC, and Professor Hafid Boutaleb Jouti, President of UM5A.
Students will be expected to speak Arabic, English and French.
Hamdan Street location is temporary until a new campus is established.
UM5A Abu Dhabi courses to be accredited by
the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR).