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Islamic Colleges and Universities in South Africa

  • Dar al-Ulum al-Arabiyyah al-Islamiyyah

  • Darul Uloom Abu Bakr - The Darul Uloom Abu Bakr is situated in Malabar, Port Elizabeth and was founded by Mufti Siraj Desai in 2003.

  • Darul Uloom Newcastle

  • Darul Uloom Nu’maniyyah - Darul Uloom Nu’maniyyah was established in 2001 and currently offer: 1 Year Basic Islamic Course Hifz Course 3 Years Da῾wah Course 6 Year Alim Course

  • Darul Uloom Pretoria

  • Darul Uloom Zakariyya - Darul Uloom Zakariyya (formerly Madrasah Zakariyya) was established as a Religious and Charitable trust in 1983 to provide and impart higher Islamic Education to the Muslim Community and is situated on the outskirts of Lenasia, approximately 20km south of Johannesburg, near the suburb o...

  • Darun-Naim Institute of Higher Islamic Learning

  • Institute of Islamic Sharia Studies

  • International Peace College South Africa - Based in Cape Town, the International Peace College South Africa offers undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses in Arabic, Islamic Studies and Islamic Law.

  • Jam Eyyatul Qurra

  • Jameah Mahmoodiyah - The Jameah was founded in 1992 by Mufti Ismail Rahim, the founder of Madrassah Mu'einul Islam lil Muslimaat in Zakariyya Park, South Africa.  It started off with only two students in a small house in Bakerton, Springs before moving to its present premises in Persida, Springs.  Alham...

  • Madrasah Inaamiyah

  • Madrassa An-Noor for the Blind - In South Africa, the government provides secular education through its special schools for the disabled. However, the Muslim community always felt a need for an institute that would cater specifically for their religious requirements. Parents were particularly anxious about their children’s...

  • Markazul Quraan Was Sunnah

  • Qaasimul Uloom - Qaasimul Uloom is an Islamic College in Cape Town that was initiated in 1986 when Moulana Ismail Allie discussed the idea with late Moulana Cassim Sema. It offers a five year course in Islamic Studies.

  • Waterval Islamic Institute (Mia's Farm) - Waterval Islamic Institute was opened in July 1940 at Halfway House (between Johannesburg and Pretoria) by Haji Moosa Ismail Mia and Maulana Mohamed Mia. It was one of the first Islamic boarding institutes and has had a major impact on Muslims in South Africa via the numerous Islamic publications...



Latest News & Updates for Islamic Colleges and Universities in South Africa

Madrassa Noor launches audio website to enlighten Ummah

Published by Channel Islam on Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Madrassa An-Noor for the Blind, a specialist educational institute for the visually impaired, has launched a dedicated new audio website, facilitating access to a wealth of audio books and recordings produced by the Madrassa.

Dr Toffar on "The Middle Way in Islamic Law: A principled flexibility"

Published by International Peace College South Africa on Friday, 25 November 2011
This is the paper delivered by Shaykh Dr Abdul Karriem Toffar, Dean of Islamic Studies at IPSA, at the IPSA Spring Symposium held on the 20th November 2011.

Mufti Smith's response to Dr Toffar

Published by International Peace College South Africa on Friday, 25 November 2011
This is the response by Mufti Ebrahim Smith (of Darul Iftaa, Western Cape) to Dr Toffar's paper.

Safiyyah Surtee on Women in the Middle

Published by International Peace College South Africa on Friday, 25 November 2011
This was Safiyyah Surtee's presentation on "Women in the Middle: between hyper-liberalism and ultra-conservatism"" presented at the IPSA Spring Symposium held on the 20th Novemver 2011. Safiyyah is a postgraduate candidate and a part-time lecturer at the University of Johannesburg.

Nafisah Patel's response to Safiyyah Sutee

Published by International Peace College South Africa on Friday, 25 November 2011
This is Nafisah Patel's response to Safiyyah Surtee's presentation on "Women in the Middle: between hyper-liberalism and ultra-conservatism". Nafisah is a graduate of IPSA and is currently a postgraduate student in Religious Studies at the University of Cape Town.

MMB: middle way response

Published by Voice of the Cape on Thursday, 24 November 2011
The following paper delivered by Sh Ebrahim Smith of Darul Ifta was a response to Shaykh Dr Abdul Karriem Toffar of IPSA's paper The Middle Way in Islamic Law and was delivered at the International Peace College of South Africa (IPSA)'s Spring Symposium on Sunday 20 November.

Al Wasatiya or seeking the middle way in Islamic affairs is indeed a commendable act. Almighty Allah has commanded us to seek the middle way in metaphysics and believe "Say:" O people of the Book! Exceed not in your religion the bounds' trespassing beyond the truth, nor follow the vain desires of people who went wrong in times gone by-who mislead many and strayed from the even Way". Maida 77

MMB: the middle way

Published by Voice of the Cape on Wednesday, 23 November 2011
The following paper, entitled The Middle Way in Islamic Law - A Principled Flexibility by Sheik Abdul Karriem Toffar, was delivered at the International Peace College South Africa (IPSA)'s Spring Symposium on Sunday 20 November. This series is presently being aired during Open Lines.

The shari`ah consist of two main sources, namely, the primary sources or original textual sources which are the revealed Qur'an and authentic Sunnah (prophetic precepts and practice). All major sects subscribe to this thought. Besides these, there is what is called supporting sources which are all based on ijtihad (considered juristic opinion of jurists) ranging from ijma` (consensus of various kinds) to the weakest form, al-istishab (presumption of continuity).

IPSA probes wasatiyyah

Published by Voice of the Cape on Sunday, 20 November 2011
It was a full house on Sunday at the annual Spring Symposium held at the International Peace College of South Africa (IPSA) in conjunction with the Shah Mohamed Trust, where the issue of Charting the Middle Way in Islam Today was the main subject in focus. Held for the fourth consecutive year in Rylands, the symposium this year drew the strongest representation of women - up to a third - and was well represented by both academics, students, members of the ulema and ordinary Muslims, the oldest of whom was 90 years old.

In his welcome, IPSA principal and deputy president of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC), Sheik Igsaan Taliep, said the issue of wasatiyya - charting the middle way - was of pertinent importance to Muslims at this time, both in South Africa and abroad; more so for the graduates of IPSA who have been introduced to this concepts in the underlying theme of their study. With graduates expected to take positions of leadership in the community, it was all the more inportant for them to understand this approach, the alim said.

Moderation in spotlight

Published by Voice of the Cape on Saturday, 19 November 2011
The response has been good for the International Peace College South Africa's (IPSA) annual Spring Symposium which takes place on Sunday in Athlone and this year looks at the issue of Charting the Middle Way in Islam Today. Presented at IPSA's campus in Johnson Road, Rylands, the annual symposium is a joint venture with the Shah Mohamed Trust.

According to Dr Auwais Rafudeen, director of the Institute for the Study of Current Islam, there has been a healthy response to the symposium and thus far over 100 people have confirmed their attendance. He explained that the event traditionally draws a large number of academics, but there was equal interest among general members of the public.