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'Al Qasimia University'
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Vision & Mission


The vision of Al Qasimia University (AQU) is to become a renowned institution of higher education and research, guided in all that it undertakes by the foundations, principles and teachings of Islam as a tolerant religion open to the entire world. It further seeks to promote dialogue among religions and cultures as well as the advancement of science, literature and the arts in all societies.


Al Qasimia University endeavors to achieve excellence in the field of academics and to attract students and researchers from around the world. The university seeks to equip its students with science, knowledge and the best practices of Islam as a way of life throughout history. It further endeavors to develop its academic and research programs on a continuous basis in order to keep pace with the continuous and infinite realm of new knowledge, while maintaining sound Islamic values. It also seeks to raise the profile of the AQU community through encouraging professors, researchers and students alike to practice intellectual innovation and constructive critical analysis and to promote the humanistic values advocated by all religions in order to achieve as much accord as possible among all peoples of the world.


Al Qasimia University aims to:

  1. Raise the true profile of Islam as a way of life.

  2. Prepare students in sciences of religion and traditional sciences, in a balanced manner, and train them to take advantage of Islamic sources of knowledge and scientific methodology.

  3. Promote scientific methodology, graduate studies and specialized research in Islamic world affairs.

  4. Prepare specialists and experts, promote the development of literature and the progress of sciences and art, and contribute to the development of the community, while preserving pure Arabic traditions and the rich Islamic cultural heritage.

  5. Strengthen cultural and scientific ties with other universities and Arab, foreign and international authorities.

  6. Provide a scientific framework for the development of understanding between adherents of various Islamic schools of thought and promote the values of dialogue between religions and cultures.

  7. Develop a sense of belonging to the Islamic culture, an appreciation for its values, and an interest in learning about its heritage and achievements.

  8. Promote literature, the arts and the advancement of science among Muslims and link these to Islamic foundations.

  9. Build specialized capabilities and develop these in serving the community-at-large, in general, and the Islamic world, in particular.


Core Values

Al Qasimia University seeks to realize its mission through a set of core values that define its character and distinguish its strategic course:

  1. Global Vision

    While Al Qasimia University is rooted in its Arab/Islamic traditions, at the same time, it takes into account the global dimension of its mission made manifest in its respect for others and various cultures and in serving all countries of the world.

  2. Social and Moral Obligation

    The AQU community is committed to the social and moral scope of its activities and that which conforms to the teachings of Islam and high humanistic ideals. 

  3. Continuous Learning Environment

    The university views students as central to the educational process and therefore provides a continuous learning environment with the latest equipment in order to encourage independent critical thinking and positive interaction with the rapidly changing technology.

  4. Quality

    The university is committed to applying the highest standards of quality and continuously seeks to develop the educational process, research and community service.

  5. Innovation

    The university promotes innovation in its course towards scientific excellence.

  6. Academic Freedom

    Al Qasimia University promotes openness, diversity, justice, fairness and academic freedom