Islamic Studies

The Graduate Program at the Fatima Jinnah Women University seeks to inculcate knowledge which will be authentically Islamic and at the same time fully aware of the contemporary world and the challenges it poses for the Muslims.

Brief Introduction: The Department of Islamic Studies was established in 1998 with the inception of Fatima Jinnah Women University. The Department offers M.Phil. Masters and Bachelors programs and the medium of instruction is English. Islamic Studies Department at FJWU emphasizes the study of all aspects of Islamic Education, such as teaching and understanding of Quran, its Tajweed and Qir’at, knowledge of Hadith literature, Classical and Contemporary Literature on Islamic Jurisprudence and Islamic Law, Islamic Arts, Islamic Culture and World Religions. The Department is unique among all Punjab Public Sector universities as it offers four specializations and a wide range of intensive courses and workshops under each specialization that keeps the students abreast with the classical as well as contemporary scholarship on Islam. It provides the students with requisite knowledge to understand Islam in contemporary scenario enables them to face the challenges posed to Muslims in this era of globalization.


Department of Islamic Studies is dedicated to help students fulfil their potential and to promote academic knowledge based on authentic original Islamic sources. We aim to disseminate Islamic knowledge in an environment that accords with Islamic values and thus tries to emulate Islamic norms and values in which that knowledge matured, was nurtured, and developed. Our vision is to provide a deeper understanding of Islam, its philosophy, and its law, in its right context and perspective.



  • To develop an enriched learning community that promotes academic achievement, leadership, and Islamic values.
  • In our programs and research, our mission is to provide more than just an academic understanding of Islam, rather an "insider's view" of Islam bringing together education and spirituality, the classical and the modern, the academic and the practical.


Undergraduate Program


Award: Bachelors of Islamic Studies
Attendance: Full Time
Duration: 4 Years

M.Phil Program


M.Phil in Islamic Studies
Award: M.Phil in Islamic Studies
Attendance: Full Time
Duration: 2 Years

Important Contacts

Ms. Tabassum Ali