The Academy’s international activities are an integral aspect of its development strategy. International activity objectives:
As of August 3, 2022, the Academy has concluded 16 international agreements and memorandums.
Negotiations are underway to establish mutually beneficial interaction with Ez-Zitouna University, Islamic University of Maldives, International University of Islamic Sciences (Jordan).
Contacts are being actively made with Mohammed bin Zayed University, Al al-Bayt University and Bilad Al-Sham University in order to consolidate the provisions of the signed agreements and expand interaction. In July 2022, activities plan was signed to implement the previously signed cooperation agreement for the 2022/2023 academic year.
Work with foreign lecturers and students. To fully legalize the work of foreign lecturers at the Academy in 2022, a quota of 20 units for recruiting foreign lecturers has been formed. In this regard, efforts are being made to recruit new international experts in fiqh, aqidah, Arabic, and philosophy from the Syrian Arab Republic, Jordan’s Hashemite Kingdom, and Egypt’s Arab Republic.
Moreover, the Academy has submitted an application for 15 quotas for 2023.
Negotiations were held with educational institutions from a number of Islamic countries in order to attract Islamic sciences specialists to the Academy. As of the start of the new academic year, the following specialists will be involved in the Academy’s scientific and educational processes as visiting professors and full-time lecturers: Abdulrazzak Abdulrahman al-Saadi (International University of Islamic Sciences, Jordan), Hamdallah Hafez Mohamad Ibrahim (Al-Azhar University, Egypt), Anwar Ahmad (the educational institution Darul Uloom Alimia, India), and Badie al-Lahham (Damascus University).
The Academy managed to reach an agreement to include Said Fouda, well-known specialist in aqidah, methodology of scientific research and philosophy, in the educational and scientific process. His visits to the Academy as a visiting professor is planned for the new academic year.
An agreement was reached with A.A. Musinov, Deputy Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on Science and Technology, and A.D. Knysh, professor of Islamic studies, Faculty of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Michigan (USA), for possible visits to the Academy to become acquainted with its activities and to deliver lectures.
Close collaboration is maintained with the Institute of Asian and African Countries, Lomonosov Moscow State University. Planned is the visit of its director, A.A. Maslov, to the Academy in September 2022 to sign a cooperation agreement and deliver lectures.
Currently, five foreign lecturers work at the Academy on educational and scientific projects, while numerous other foreign lecturers work online. Furthermore, the work of international visiting professors is regularly organized.
List of international educational and research institutions with which the Academy has signed cooperation agreements:
|Country||Organization||Details of the agreement (title, date, number, validity period)|
|Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan||Al al-Bayt University||Agreement on cooperation in the scientific and educational field, 18.08.2020, 5 years|
|United Arab Emirates||Mohamed Bin Zayed University for Humanities||Memorandum of understanding and cooperation, 13.07.2020, 5 years|
|Republic of Azerbaijan||Idrak Public Association||Memorandum on the main forms of interaction and cooperation, November 2019, 5 years|
|Republic of Azerbaijan||Azerbaijan Institute of Theology||Cooperation agreement, October 2019, 5 years|
|French Republic||Paris Faculty of Islamic Sciences||Agreement on cooperation in the scientific and educational field, October 2019, 5 years|
|United Arab Emirates||University of Sharjah||Agreement on cooperation in the scientific and educational field, October 2019, 5 years|
|Republic of India||Educational institution Darul Uloom Alimia||Agreement on cooperation in the scientific and educational field, 11.09.2019, 5 years|
|United Arab Emirates||World Muslim Communities Council||Agreement on cooperation, 04.09.2019, 5 years|
|Republic of Uzbekistan||Imam Bukhari Research Center under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan||Memorandum of understanding, 29.08.2019, 5 years|
|Republic of Uzbekistan||International Islamic Academy of Uzbekistan||Agreement on cooperation in the scientific and educational field, 28.08.2019, 5 years|
|Republic of Uzbekistan||Imam al-Bukhari Tashkent Islamic Institute under the Muslim Board of Uzbekistan||Memorandum of understanding, 28.08.2019, 5 years|
|Kingdom of Morocco||Abdelmalek Essaadi University||Agreement on cooperation in the scientific and educational field, 01.07.2019, 5 years|
|Syrian Arab Republic||Damascus University||Agreement on cooperation in the scientific and educational field, november 2020, perpetual|
|Republic of Kazakhstan||Egyptian University of Islamic Culture Nur-Mubarak||Agreement on cooperation in the scientific and educational field, november 2020, 5 years|
|Republic of Kyrgyzstan||Kyrgyzstan Islamic University||Agreement on cooperation in the scientific and educational field, december 2020, 5 years|