Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University
Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was founded in 1953. In 1974 it was granted university status by royal decree. The university houses 10 faculties teaching different curricula. It currently has more than 24,000 students and 1,300 faculty. It also has Intermediate and Secondary Islamic Institutes in major cities of Saudi Arabia as well as in other Countries as USA, Indonesia, Malasiya and others.
Former students and faculty
Abdul-Rahman bin Nasir al-Barrak, former professor
Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University is organized into 10 colleges:
College of Shari'ah
College of Arabic Language
College of Ulema
College of Social Sciences
College of Media
College of Languages and Translation
College of Computer Science and Information System
College of Economics and Administrative Sciences
College of Science
College of Medicine
The University has a newspaper named Mer'ah-tul-Jameah English: University Mirror.
Sports and athletic activities
Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University has a soccer team which has played several matches.
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