Sultan Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies (SOASCIS) was established on the 30th of September 2010 with the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah. Its main objective is to produce graduates and scholars equipped with the necessary knowledge and expertise to lead the Muslim community in facing the changes and challenges of today’s world. This centre will also generate Islamic thinkers and intellectuals who can share and express their views and thoughts on contemporary issues.
The principal goal of the Rumi Forum is to promote peace in the world and contribute to a peaceful coexistence of the adherents of different faiths, cultures, ethnicities and races. For that to be achieved, we believe that everyone must be respectful to the environment and to all creatures’ right to exist, believe in the sanctity of human rights and democracy and use all means at hand to make this coexistence possible. To this end, we promote education, exchange of information, opinions and expertise, with a special focus on including as diverse a range of viewpoints as possible in our activities. Our modest contribution to this universal aim consists of conferences, seminars, panel discussions, common projects, scholarships, publications, meetings, trips and several other activities.
The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies is at the forefront of research and public engagement on the role of Islam in wider society. Working with partners across the University of Cambridge and beyond, from academic institutes to civil society organisations and the government, the Centre has developed a reputation for enriching public debate and knowledge through high-profile and innovative research projects about Islam in the UK, Europe and globally.
The Education Index at PhDs.org is the Internet’s premier source of updated, clear educational data about undergraduate and graduate programs in the United States. We use publicly available numbers from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), and strive to present them in a simple and easy-to-digest way. Our desire is to make it easy for you to pick the best college you possibly can with this index: a college that fits your financial, social and educational interests and goals.
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies provides a meeting point between the Islamic and Western worlds of learning. Through good scholarship it promotes a more informed understanding of Islam - its culture and civilisation.The Centre is committed to the advancement of academic excellence in teaching, research and publication. Its outreach activities sustain dialogue and promote mutual understanding at national and international levels.
The CLJ Legal Network Sdn Bhd (192353 V) is an independent, fully Malaysian-owned, legal publishing company employing the Internet as its medium of delivery. We have operated since 1997 making us one of the first on-line publishers in South-East Asia. We are pioneers and specialists in the provision of Internet services and use of xml. We believe that our independence and compact size allows us to push the limits by keeping our fees low while maintaining a high quality of service.
The Institute of Ethnic Studies was officially established on the 8th of October 2007, on the date when its Founding Director, Professor Shamsul A.B., was appointed to occupy the post by the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, or National University of Malaysia [UKM]. It is the only full-fledged research institute in Malaysia focusing specifically on ‘ethnic studies.’ Although, academically, KITA has a ‘thematic studies’ orientation, it, however, draws its strength from both ‘disciplinary studies’ as well as ‘area studies,’ thus encouraging cross-disciplinary activities, involving three major sectors within the society, namely, the public, the private, and the community sectors. Thus KITA adopts an inclusivist approach in conducting its activities.
The International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) is a private, non-profit, academic, cultural and educational institution, concerned with general issues of Islamic thought and education. The Institute was established in the United States of America in 1981 (1401 AH). It is independent of local politics, party orientations and ideological bias. The headquarters of the Institute are situated in Herndon, Virginia, in the suburbs of Washington DC. IIIT has established cooperation with a number of institutions and organizations in a number of capitals world-wide in order to carry out the Institute’s activities and programs. The Institute is governed by a Board of Trustees that meets regularly and periodically elects one of its members to serve as President.