• Followers of the footsteps of Muhammed (pbuh)

    Islamic Online University students have the opportunity to learn under renowned Muslim scholars from all over the world who follow the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and the correct understanding of Qur'aan as practiced and understood by the early generations of righteous Muslim scholars.
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  • Transforming Minds

    IOU places its students intellectually and conceptionally in the hands of globally known Muslim scholars from the various fields of Islamic Studies and Islamized modern disciplines.

  • Knowledge - Key to Success

    Seeking knowledge is an obligation on every Muslim.
    The Islamic Online University provides a golden opportunity to access Islamic courses wherever people may be and whenever they wish, without having to travel overseas or even leave the confines of their homes.

  • Flexible & Customised Learning

    Islamic Online University students are offered an organised and structured intensive Bridge to MAIS program in the most convenient form.
    Innovative procedures of flexible and customised e-learning ensures a smooth process for gaining knowledge.

  • Continual Support for Students

    IOU has a dedicated Student Affairs Department and live chat support to deal with the day-to-day issues of the students. The Student Affairs Department also provides individual email counselling to students on various study-related issues and suggests customized study plans as per the student’s schedule.

  • Choose Your Exam Center – Suggest One Next Door!

    IOU students can choose the nearest exam center from the list of IOU approved exam centers. If there is no exam center in your city or if you would prefer one at a lesser distance then you can suggest one that meets our exam center requirements and we will approve it even if you are the only student taking exams in it.

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  • Stay Connected From Anywhere:

    Anybody, anywhere with access to a computer with an internet connection, can join and study in the IOU Degree program. No travelling required! Get a globally recognised degree in Islamic Studies from the comfort of your home!

  • Seeking Knowledge Is Obligatory Upon “You”

    We at the Islamic Online University are here to help “YOU” gain authentic Islamic knowledge in the way most suitable for you. There are currently five different streams of study to choose from: BAIS accredited degree with a Minor,  BAIS accredited degree, IOU Higher Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic Studies, IOU Advanced Diploma in Islamic Studies, and the IOU Advanced Diplomas in the Minors.

  • Tuition Free Islamic Studies Program

    Islamic Online University offers the world’s first Tuition-Free Degree Program in Islamic Studies with a modest semester registration fee ranging from US $80-$240 based on the student’s country of residence.
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Higher Diploma (Bridge to MA)

Higher Diploma (BMAIS) course is offered to the students who already possess an undergraduate degree or its equivalent in other disciplines and would like to enter the Master's degree (MAIS) program rather than the undergraduate degree (BAIS) program.

BMAIS is a one and a half year program (3 semesters - 6 courses in the first semester and 5 courses in the last two semesters) that can be completed in a maximum of 4 years time. The minimum academic qualification to enter the IOU Higher Diploma program is a Bachelor's degree (in any field).

Higher Diploma is an accredited program. Students who successfully complete BMAIS will be given a certificate.

There are three options for graduates of BMAIS program:

  1. Students are automatically eligible for the IOU MAIS degree program the following semester.
  2. Students may join the MAIS degree program later if they choose to take some time off.
  3. Students may follow MAIS program with any other institution of their choice.

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