The courses offered at this site are self-taught and easy to understand in nature and they contain all basic information on the topic. Advance studies however require exhaustive and comprehensive approach which is often adopted in Islamic schools. Almawrid institute of Islamic sciences does not offer on campus education. Following is the introduction of Almawrid which I hope will clarify the difference, you require.
The objectives of Almawrid are to conduct and facilitate academic work on Islamic sciences and to educate people on its basis through all available means.
The salient features of the strategy employed to achieve these objectives are:
Research and Academics
I. To award Fellowship to established intellectuals, who have demonstrated excellence in scholarship and are accredited with academic work of original and seminal value, and whose personalities and works are widely acclaimed across the board among scholars.
II. To award project based affiliation to scholars considered equal to the project(s) identified by the Institute or proposed by the personnel themselves and approved by the Institute.
III. To provide necessary environment to facilitate the work of Fellows and scholars, which includes maintenance of library and provision of other requisite logistics.
Education and Training
I. To arrange short courses, seminars and workshops on religious subjects.
II. To develop Distance Learning Courses for online education.
III.To help train and induct fresh apprentices, assistants, and scholars for the planned projects.
Communication and Dissemination
I. To publish Islamic Research Journals in Urdu, Arabic and English.
II. To set up websites of the Institute in Urdu, Arabic and English.
III.To publish works of the academic personnel attached with the Institute and produce their lectures etc. in audio/video cassettes and also on compact discs.
IV.To introduce, on an extensive basis, the works of the researchers and scholars associated with the Institute.
V. To focus special efforts on the widespread introduction of the Institute and its objectives.
The foundations of this institute were laid in 1983 by Mr. Javed Ahmed Ghamidi. Under his supervision and with the cooperation of his companions, the institute has been working diligently since then.
Edited by: jhangeer hanif on Tuesday, July 13, 2004 2:34 PM