Category | Madrasa

Madrasa Nuriya al-Kubra

Also known as the Nur al-Din Madrasa, Madrasa al-Nuriyya al-Kubra, is a complex of institutions composed of a madrasa, a mosque and the founder's mausoleum

Madrasa of Imam Ibn kathir

It is believed to be the madrasa of Imam Ibn Kathir رحمة الله عليه where he authored many books and taught his students

Monastery of Bahira Monk

One of the most significant Muslim sites in this area, This monastery is where the Bahira the monk lived and preached during the times of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ childhood

Al-Azhar University

After its dedication in 972, the University slowly developed into what is today the second oldest continuously run university in the world after Al Karaouine in Idrisid Fes

Madrasa Al-Ashrafiyya

Once considered the third jewel of Al-Haram Al- Sharif after al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock, Madrasa Al-Ashrafiyya, marks the rare occasion where a Mamluk sultan commissioned a construction project of such...

Ben Youssef Madrasa

Constructed during the 16th century and served as an Islamic school, Ben Youssef Madrasa has wonderful architectural style, showcasing the living of the students of school in older days in the heart of Marrakesh

Bou Inania Madrasa

Considered the largest and most important madrasa created by the Marinid dynasty and turned into one of the most important religious institutions of Fes and Morocco

Çifte Minareli Madrasa

Thought to be the model for the Gök Madrasa in Sivas, this seljuck architecture is very different from regular Ottoman structures of Istanbul

Ince Minaret Madrasa

Once a Seljuk Madressa, it now houses an impressive collection of Stone and woodwork from the Seljuk period. It’s stunning and worth a visit to see the treasures inside

Aligarh Muslim University

Grew out of the work of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, the great Muslim reformer and statesman, who in the aftermath of the Indian War of Independence of 1857 felt that it was important for Muslims to gain education and become...

Mustansiriya Madrasa

Medieval-era scholarly complex that provided a universal system of higher education, it is currently a part of the Al-Mustansiriya University, and is located on the left bank of the Tigris River

Ulugh Beg Madrasa

Built in the era of Ulugh Beg, it Consists of parts of the mosque and madrasa. Ulugh Beg himself also gave lectures in his era. During his government, this madrasa became a center of learning

University of al-Qarawiyyin

Who says Islam oppress women. Do you know that this mosque is actually a university, the oldest one in the world build by a women which holds Guinness World Record as the oldest continuously operating, degree-granting...

Zincirli Madrasa

This madrasa was active for more than 400 years after being turned into a medical school by the Bolshevik authorities