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In 1949 (1369H) King Abdul Aziz established the College of Shari`a (Islamic Law) in Makkah Al-Mukarramah, making it the first higher education institution in the country. It constituted the kernel of Umm Al-Qura University and its most prominent college. Henceforward, the establishment of higher education institutions continued. Among them, Umm Al-Qura University is distinguished by its unique location in the Holy City, and it's academic reputation in the fields of Islamic studies and scientific and applied disciplines ... more .