About The Department
The Department of Islamic Studies - Faculty of Humanities / University of Zakho was
founded in September, 2011 due to the urgent need of this Department in Zakho
and Dohuk Universities. The Department of Islamic Studies has the honour to teach
the principles and legislation of the Glorious Quran and its Sunnah and sciences.
This deepens the knowledge of students, including evidence of legal provisions on
which the human connection with Allah and his society and the connection of the
Muslim community to other communities. It also states individuals’ responsibility
and their society in
carrying the message to the end i.e.; message of mercy and love for all
humanity, and emphasizes the human dignity and prestige, away from any
discrimination, ideological, regional, racial or intellectual thoughts.
The Objectives and Outcomes
The Department of Islamic Studies offers the best atmosphere for the
students to study and recognize their true religion which is based on
the Glorious Guran and the Prophetic Hadiths away from religious
extremism. The Department also arranges field trips for other places
such as archaeological sites and sometimes to ancient mosques. Also, the
Department offers opportunities for the students to participate in national
as well as international conferences and workshops.
The Department is committed to help the students to:
- Build balanced Islamic personal, doctrine, worship, discourse and behavior,to
avoid the learners from the customs exaggeration, or excessiveness.
- Build personal refrain of scientific orientation and desires based on the evidence
of legitimacy, and respect for human freedom. It also indicates the role of students’
life in all scientific, educational, social, economic axes and others.
- Through the foregoing, we seek to create an educated, tolerant and cooperative
generation and to remain our society in harmony and peace.