Welcome To Department of Islamic Thought and Culture


The Department of Islamic Thought and Culture at the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) in Islamabad has the following objectives:

  • Train Scholars: The department aims to train scholars who possess the necessary skills to interpret and understand the Quran, Sunnah, Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence), Seerah (biography of the Prophet Muhammad), Islamic history, philosophy, Ilm e Kalaam (Islamic theology), and Tasswuf (Islamic spirituality). By imparting comprehensive knowledge in these areas, the department prepares scholars who can critically analyze and interpret Islamic texts and teachings.
  • Address Contemporary Issues: The department seeks to equip students with the intellectual tools to address contemporary issues and challenges faced by Muslim societies. Through the study of Islamic thought and culture, students develop a deep understanding of Islam's principles and values and learn how to apply them to current social, cultural, and ethical dilemmas. This objective emphasizes the relevance of Islamic teachings in addressing modern-day concerns.
  • Comprehensive Approach: The department adopts a comprehensive approach by covering various dimensions of Islamic thought and culture. It ensures that students receive a well-rounded education encompassing Quranic interpretation, understanding of the Prophetic traditions, Islamic law, historical development, philosophical perspectives, theological discourse, and spiritual dimensions. This approach allows students to develop a holistic understanding of Islam and its teachings.
  • Polite National Thought: The department aims to cultivate a sense of civilized and polite national thought among its students. It emphasizes the importance of fostering a respectful and inclusive approach towards national values, traditions, and cultural norms while studying and interpreting Islamic thought and culture. This objective encourages students to develop a balanced perspective that respects both Islamic teachings and the diversity of the nation in which they live.

The Department of Islamic Thought and Culture at NUML strives to produce scholars who possess a deep understanding of Islamic thought, culture, and heritage. By combining academic rigor, critical thinking, and a comprehensive approach, the department prepares students to address contemporary challenges while upholding the principles of Islam and maintaining a respectful attitude towards national values.