A Comparative Study of the Islamic University Philosophy and Its Implementation Between Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin and al-Qalam University, Katsina

Abdul Hakim, Abdullah and Tahir Abdulrahman, Abubakar and Amina, Muhammad Sani (2015) A Comparative Study of the Islamic University Philosophy and Its Implementation Between Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin and al-Qalam University, Katsina. In: International Conference on Empowering Islamic Civilization in the 21st Century, 6-7 June 2015, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin.

[img] Text
Restricted to Registered users only

Download (278kB)


The university is the most crucial environment designed for the imparting of various experiences, preserving the religion and the culture of the community. But since the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in the Islamic history and the Muslim dilemma of colonial rule, the universities in the Muslim societies are being faced with the ill of unclear educational policies that are collapsing the system of Muslim education and Islamic values of the Muslim’s society. Malaysia and Nigeria are among Muslims majority countries that have ruled by the British during the colonial era. Therefore, the present study is aimed to determine the present state of Islamic educational philosophy, its implementation and the Islamic relevance of curriculum in the Muslim’s universities from the case of Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin and AlQalam University Katsina. This qualitative research used documentary analysis and interview for data collection. Four different documents and ten respondents have accessed for the investigation of the present study. The findings of this study recognized Islamic education philosophy from the vision, mission, and aspirations of the Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin and Al-Qalam University Katsina as they have planned and are working for the provision of professional Muslims with balanced education who are excellent in their respective fields and as the same time prepared with the Islamic values. The finding has also described similarities between the two universities in regard to educational objectives, management system and university curricular programmes. This study suggests that all relevant policy makers, curriculum planners, the stakeholders, parents and the potentials students to benefit Islamic university philosophy from the both universities in order to strengthen their understanding and practice of Islamic education principles as this is the possible way of producing men that are able to represent Islam in this modern challenging world as well as rebuilt the lost educational glory in the Muslim societies.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Islamic Contemporary Studies
Depositing User: Muhammad Akmal Azhar
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2020 04:00
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2020 04:00
URI: http://eprints.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/676

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item