Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Overview, Vision, Mission, and Objectives

- 2020/09/03


The Department of Da`wah and Islamic Culture used to be part of the College of Shari`ah and Islamic Studies. In 1401/1402 A.H., it became a department in the then newly established College of Da`wah and Fundamentals of Religion.

The Department of Da`wah and Islamic Culture stands as one of the most important sections of the college and the university as it is responsible for teaching all the university students, as a general prerequisite, the four levels of 'Islamic Culture' in nine credit hours. In addition, it offers a matchless major of study in the Saudi universities that combine Da`wah and Islamic culture in one subject under the same department.

The department provides a bachelor program in Da`wah and Islamic culture for both female and male students. Graduates have the option to choose from various jobs offered for college degree holders under the Civil Service Ministry's orders, including teaching.

Moreover, It offers master's and PhD programs for male and female students in the fields of Da`wah and Islamic culture.


The Department of Da`wah and Islamic Culture aims at leading the university in this domain, at the local and international levels, to mirror the honor and sacredness of its location, in line with the Saudi Vision 2030.


To qualify specialists in the field of Da`wah and Islamic culture, and produce specialized scientific research, in line with the moderate teachings of Islam, to educate and benefit the community.


  1. Establishing the correct understanding of the Islamic creed in the minds and hearts of the students in the department and university.
  2. Providing students with the necessary knowledge and practical experience for them to take part in educating and benefiting their community.
  3. Qualifying the university students to help them defend Islam against doubts that are spread to undermine our religion.
  4. Preparing and qualifying Muslim scholars to spread Da`wah and Islamic culture.
  5. Magnifying the status of the holy country in the hearts of the affiliates of the university.
  6. Implanting the love of the homeland and the two Holy Mosques, and focusing on the significance of compliance and fidelity to those on whom our country depends.
  7. Building community partnerships to educate pilgrims and those performing Umrah.