Dean’s Message

It gives me immense pleasure to welcome you in the Faculty of Shari‘ah & Law which enjoys a respectable position among the reputed Law Faculties of reputed universities of South Asia. The Faculty offers various degree programs including PhD Law, PhD Shari‘ah (Islamic Law & Jurisprudence), PhD Islamic Banking & Finance, LLM Corporate Law, LLM International Law, LLM International Trade Law, LLM Human Rights Law, LLM/MS (Shari‘ah & Law), LLM/MS Shari‘ah (Islamic Law & Jurisprudence), LLM/MS Shari‘ah (Islamic Commercial Law), LLM/MS Shari‘ah (Muslim Family Law) and BA/LLB (Hons) Shari‘ah & Law. The Faculty of Shari‘ah & Law is a unique center of learning in South Asia which provides quality education of Law, Shari‘ah, Jurisprudence and Fiqh under the supervision of highly qualified teachers. This is the only Law Faculty in Pakistan which has 36 academicians holding PhDs in various fields of Shari‘ah & Law; most of them obtained their degrees of doctorates from the leading universities of the world. The Faculty provides good academic environment where students can pursue their studies of Law and Shari‘ah under the supervision of well qualified, dynamic and research oriented scholars who come from various parts of the world and constitute a strong faculty.

Departments

The Faculty of Shariah and Law comprises of the following departments


Shariah


Law

Why Study Here?

Our permanent faculty is a dynamic and growing community of scholars active in most of the principal areas of research. We have also succeeded in receiving cooperation and assistance from the highly qualified and learned academicians in the twin cities in the form of Adjunct Faculty for our research programme in different departments.

Professor Dr. Attaullah
Dean
051-9258039
[email protected]

About FSL
The Mission
Objectives
Features

About FSL?

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).

 

Our Mission

“To make Faculty of Shari‘ah & Law a center of learning to provide legal education with emphasis on Islamic law and to develop greater interaction and understanding between Shari‘ah and contemporary laws”

FSL Objectives

The main objective of our programs in the Faculty of Shari‘ah & Law is to produce leaders and experts in legal profession and develop scholars well versed in numerous branches of Shari‘ah & Law to provide intellectual approach and guidance in the process of Islamization and modern Law. The graduates of our faculty are fully competent to assume judicial as well as complementary and supporting role with better knowledge, training, studies and research. The ensuing objectives of the programs in Shari‘ah and law are contemplated:
  • To produce highly qualified graduates who are well versed both in Shari‘ah& Law.
  • To enable the graduates of Faculty of Shari‘ah& Law to explore the original sources of knowledge through the study of Islamic Law and contemporary Laws from the original sources.
  • To produce graduates who with continuous studies and research could bring about change in legal education and the legal profession by improving the system and providing a strong Shari‘ah base.
  • To provide the opportunity of comparative study of Shari‘ah& Law and to prepare the students for active participation in the task of Islamization of laws in Pakistan.
  • To suggest suitable solutions to the problems arising out of implementation of Positive Laws through guided research at the higher level of studies.
  • To fulfill the demands of the society through specialized scholars as Judges, Lawyers, Teachers and Shari‘ah Experts.
  • To contribute and assist in the implementation of Shari‘ah.

Salient Features

  1. Faculty of Shariah & Law, IIU is an established center of classical Islamic as well as contemporary legal education.
  2. It provides quality education in the different fields of Law, Jurisprudence, Shariah and Usul-ul-Fiqh.
  3. The Faculty is a pioneer institution which is trying to bridge the gap between Islamic Laws and Contemporary Laws.
  4. The Faculty is not only trying to trace the harmonization between Law and Shariah but it is also trying to contribute in the development of Islamic Laws in accordance with the needs of the time.
  5. The Faculty provides good academic environment in which students can pursue their studies of Law and Shariah under the supervision of well qualified, dynamic and research oriented scholars who come from various parts of the world and constitute a strong faculty like a family.
  6. Many of the teachers of this faculty are holding PhD degrees from the leading universities of the world.