Boosting universities to better meet
the Islamic countries’ need for suitably qualified human resources
Education is essential for building a sustainable and equitable world that benefits all societies to make a positive impact on the world.
The Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) is affiliated with the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO). It was established upon the recommendation of the Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH), which is affiliated with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
The FUIW’s founding conference was held on November 30-December 1, 1987, in Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco. The Federation is headquartered within the General Directorate of ICESCO.
The FUIW has an independent legal personality, which consists in its member universities, including public and private universities.
Enhancing cooperation between member universities and encouraging experience sharing to enhance studies, programs and visits in the fields of education, science, technology, culture and communication.
Supporting the efforts of higher education institutions to address contemporary issues and uphold the values of understanding, coexistence and peace among peoples.
Improving quality and innovation in member universities and developing the educational and research performance within the civilizational values and principles of the Islamic Ummah.
Enhancing scientific research in all fields, sharing its findings and linking them to the developmental and civilizational requirements of the Islamic world.
Improving the human and knowledge capabilities of the member universities.
3 February 2020
Sharjah Ruler receives FUIW Secretary General and FUIW Executive...
His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, Member of the Federal Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates, Ruler of Sharjah, President of the University of Sharjah, today at the University of Sharjah, received Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, ICESCO Director General, FUIW Secretary General; Dr. ...read more
2 February 2020
AlMalik: Major challenges facing higher education and scientific...
**The Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) should be a vehicle for cooperation and coordination The Director General of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), FUIW Secretary General, Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, stated that in order for universit...read more
2 February 2020
23rd FUIW Executive Council kicks off in Sharjah
Today, the 23rd session of the Executive Council of the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) kicked off today and will continue over two days at the University of Sharjah, State of the United Arab Emirates. The opening session started with an address by Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi, ...read more
31 January 2020
FUIW Executive Council to hold its 23rd session at Sharjah Unive...
The Executive Council of the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) will hold its 23rd session at the University of Sharjah, State of the United Arab Emirates, on 2-3 February 2020. The session will be opened in the presence of Dr. Salim M. Almalik, Director General of the Islami...read more
11 October 2019
The FUIW and the Indonesian International Islamic University exp...
Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Supervisor of the General Secretariat of the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW), today at ISESCO headquarters, received a delegation of the Indonesian International Islamic University (UIII), and together they explored ways of cooperation between the FUIW a...read more
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