About Faculty of Shari‘ah & Law

Faculty of Shari‘ah and Law was established in Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad in 1979 but was subsequently incorporated into Islamic University Islamabad in 1980. Faculty of Shari‘ah& Law is an established center of research in classical Islamic law as well as in contemporary legal education. The Faculty is a pioneer institution which is trying to bridge the gap between Islamic Laws and Contemporary Laws. The Faculty is not only trying to bring harmonization between Law and Shari‘ah but it is also trying to contribute in the development of Islamic Laws in accordance with the needs of the time.

A large number of students graduated from the faculty are working in the judicial, litigation and teaching departments throughout Pakistan and worldwide. The faculty has prominent place in the academic world as distinguished scholars from international universities such as Al-Azhar and Cairo come here to teach. Moreover many graduates and teachers of the faculty have got scholarships for studying in the best universities of the world.It is hoped that this site will serve as a guide to all those who wish to pursue studies in the peaceful and harmonious atmosphere of the beautiful city of Islamabad (the capital of Pakistan).