The International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) is a center of excellence in educational research and Islamic thought whose main interest is on carrying out evidence-based research in advancing education in Muslim Societies and the dissemination of this research through publication and translation, teaching, policy recommendations, and strategic engagements. The Institute was established as a non-profit 501(c)(3) non-denominational organization in the United States of America in 1981. The headquarters are in Herndon, Virginia, in the suburbs of Washington DC.
Webinar Report: Discovering Charles Dickens: Reading Oliver Twist Through the Lens of Islam
The International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) hosted Dr. Md. Mahmudul Hasan, professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), on September 27, 2023, for a lecture titled, “Discovering Charles Dickens: Reading Oliver Twist Through the Lens of Islam.” In the talk, Dr. Hasan shared part of his ongoing research on reading Victorian English literature from an Islamic perspective. Read more…
2023 Symposium on Education in Muslim Societies: Women’s Scholarship and Engagement in Policy, Pedagogy, and Development
The African Youth Center for Sustainable Development in the Faculty of Legal, Economic, and Social Sciences at Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco, and the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) invite you to attend the Symposium on Education in Muslim Societies: Women’s Scholarship and Engagement in Policy, Pedagogy, and Development at the Faculty in Agdal, Rabat, Morocco, on November 28-30, 2023. Read more…
Reflections on Countering the Dominant Narrative of Muslim College Students in the United States
Our next blog post this fall is by Dr. Faran Saeed on ways colleges and universities can provide lasting support to Muslim students through administrative and institutional measures. Give it a read! Read more…
Mapping the Terrain, part of AEMS initiative, is the largest study of Social Emotional Learning skills and values ever conducted in the Muslim world. The 2019-20 data collection reached 18,601 young people and their instructors in 15 countries. Explore the map below to learn more about the countries we conducted this research in and be sure to follow the links to read interviews with our research partners. Click here to explore the map.
To conduct and disseminate educational research to empower Muslim Societies with data-driven recommendations for transformative education policy and practice
The Fairfax Institute (TFI) is the educational division of the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) in North America. It connects IIIT’s networks of scholars and ideas by translating scholarship into practical courses and training programs, with the objective of contributing to individual career development and communal understanding.
The Taha Jabir Al-Alwani and the Ismail al Faruqi Libraries of the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) provide students, faculty, and researchers with a rich resource of over 100,000 volumes focused primarily around Islamic Studies, Comparative Religion, Islamic History, Arabic Language, and Social Studies.