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Islamic Studies School Abu Dhabi

University name Islamic Studies School Abu Dhabi
Director's name
Executive body or owner University Mohammed V-Agdal Morocco
Date founded March 2010
Number of students (approx) 21
Number of staff (approx)
Type of institute private university
University location / area Hamdan Street (no map)
Postal address Abu Dhabi, UAE
Telephone planned
Website www.um5a.ac.ma
Curriculum Moroccan/Arabic
Qualifications BA
University fees
Lecturer salary range
Student satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 5 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 5 votes.    
Lecturer job satisfaction rating
(by lecturers, not about lecturers)
3.5 stars from 6 votes.    

Islamic Studies School Abu Dhabi admissions, reviews, notes

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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).
  • There is also an Islamic studies school in Dubai.
  • UM5A university website at www.um5a.ac.ma
15 October 2009
  • Universitè Mohammed V-Agdal (UM5A) representatives visited Abu Dhabi to inspect the new Hamdan St campus for a branch of UM5A to be established in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Last update 02 March 2010
General comments - might not apply to Islamic Studies School Abu Dhabi
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