• The first MENA-MYO course starts in DubaiThe first MENA-MYO Practical Teaching course in Myology started its activities yesterday at the Roda Al Murooj Hotel in Dubai. The course was organized by the Centre for Arab Genom ...
  • Hamdan bin Rashid Award joins EsaadDubai Polices Esaad Card Committee has signed a Memorandum of Understanding MoU with the Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences to provide their employees w ...
  • The 4th Middle East International Dermatology and Aesthetic Medicine Conference and Exhibition (MEIDAM 2019)Al Qutami: Dermatology and Aesthetic Medicine has become one of the most important specialized fields affecting the movement and market of medical tourism.
  • Registration for 8th Pan Arab Human Genetics Conference is now openThe Center for Arab Genomic Studies, a division of the Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, has announced that registrations for the 8th PAHGC are now op ...
  • Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education celebrates graduation of 28th Multiculturalism programThe graduation of the 28th Academic Training Programme, ATP, on Multiculturalism and Leadership, at the college campus.
Al-Maktoum Institute for Arabic Studies

The Al Maktoum Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies, established by Sheikh Hamdan in Dundee, Scotland in 2002, is a research-led institution of higher education, which offers post graduate programs of study (Master, M Phil and PhD). It is an independent institution with its degree programs validated by the University of Aberdeen. As a unique academic post-orientalist institute that is working to serve the communities and to promote greater understanding of different religions and cultures, multiculturalism is at the heart of the Al Maktoum Institute's vision and structure. The institute, which is working as a centre within the University of Aberdeen, aims to promote intelligent debate and understanding on Islam and the role of Muslims in the contemporary world. It endeavours to build bridges between communities and peoples at all levels across the world.

The Al Maktoum Institute offers both taught and research post graduate programs. The taught Masters include MLitt in Islamic Studies, MLitt in Islamic Jerusalem Studies, and PgCert and PgDip in the same subjects. For the research programs there are PhD in Arabic and Islamic Studies and MPhil in Arabic and Islamic Studies.