College of Sharia and Islamic Studies

College of Sharia and Islamic Studies

College of Sharia and Islamic Studies is a higher educational institution in the state of Qatar. It was established in 1977. This college is also recognized as CSIS.

About College of Sharia and Islamic Studies

This college is identified for its leadership and distinction in Sharia Education, Islamic Studies, Scientific Research, and Community Service with an authentic center approach regionally and globally.

It is a reliable reference that consolidates the Arab Islamic distinctiveness, advances Islam in its brilliant image, and promotes co-existence and discussion with the other.

College of Sharia and Islamic Studies Dean

The Dean of CSIS  is Dr. Ibrahim Abdullah Al Ansari.

Students at CSIS

  • 835 Students in 2022
  • 780 Female Students
  • 55 Male Students

Documents at the College of Sharia and Islamic Studies

  • Online Admissions Application
  • Curriculum Vitae with Personal Statement
  • Official Graduation Statement
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS Score Report
  • Official Transcripts certified by the University or College

Fees at the College of Sharia and Islamic Studies

  • 1100 Qatari Riyals

Academic Programs at The College of Sharia and Islamic Studies

Undergraduate Programs:

  • Bachelors Program in Quran & Sunnah
  • Bachelors Program in Faith & Advocacy
  • Bachelors Program in Jurisprudence & Its Principles
  • BBachelor’sProgram in Islamic Studies

Postgraduate Programs:

Masters Degree in Quran & Sunnah


  • Interpretation & Quranic Sciences
  • Sunnah & Hadith Sciences

Masters in Faith & Religions


  • Religions & Dialogue of Civilizations
  • Islamic Belief & Thought

Masters Degree in Jurisprudence & Its Principles

Doctorate Programs:


  • Interpretation & Quranic Sciences
  • Sunnah & Hadith Sciences
  • Religions & Dialogue of Civilizations
  • Jurisprudence & Its Principles
  • Islamic Doctrine & Thought

Academic Departments at the College of Sharia and Islamic Studies

  • Department of Quran & Sunnah
  • Department of Doctrine & Call
  • Department of Jurisprudence & Its Principles

Why did Choose the College of Sharia and Islamic Studies?

There are many reasons for choosing this college some of which are given below:

  • Advanced Educational Methods
  • Modern Facilities
  • Recreational Activities
  • Vibrant Environment
  • Excellent Faculty
  • Multi-Media Presentation
  • State of the Art Facilities
  • Focus on All Round Development
  • Innovation & Research

College of Sharia and Islamic Studies Journal

This journal is also known as JCSIS at QU. It is a bilingual & open access journal. It provides excellent research in classical and modern Islamic Studies in Arabic and English language in the world.

This journal has recognized itself as an important resource for Scholars and Students of Islamic Studies. It encourages donations from all of the branches of Islamic Studies intending to deepen the historical research on Islam in theory and practice from Historical and Social Sciences since its appearance until modern times.

Research & Studies Unit

This college is recognized by the 3 main keywords at Qatar University which are:


At this college, Strategic development for Scientific Research in the specialization of the college is based on the revelation, task, leading principles, goals, and work priorities. Amongst the aims of this planning is achieving:

  • Quality Education
  • Consolidate Methodological Awareness
  • Improving Theoretical & Applied Research
  • Enhancing Inter-disciplinary Approach
  • Focus on Humanitarian Issues
  • Cognitive Interaction
  • Civilization Dialogue


The 4 achievements in the field of Research planning were:

  • The research traits represent the summation of the individual features of the college in the field of Scientific Research.
  • Founding Introduction to Research Projects
  • Total Titles & Foremost Directions for Research Projects
  • Orientation guide for the first research project “The Family among the Several Islamic, National, and International References”


Research futures hoped from Research performance in 2 paths which are:

  • The path of completing Research projects according to the prepared plan for the reason and with the tributaries of their conclusion at the level of Doctoral & Master dissertations, College JJournals Writings, Research Events, and partnerships.
  • The path of increasing the level of attentiveness to the quality of Scientific Research, its Methodologies, values, and necessities and publishing General research culture by creating a strong fostering atmosphere for research actors and strengthening research partnerships at QU.


The library is a starting place to open the windows of knowledge and education to the world. The library at CSIS encourages its students to explore the knowledge to face the upcoming challenges of the world It has a collection of countless books to indulge the hysterical task of education. Also at this library, students can have access to the books necessary according to their programs and courses.


This college offers the housing facility to its students and employees. It has separate hostels for the female and male students. The hostels of the College of Sharia and Islamic Studies offer healthy food to its students according to the schedule made by the association of the hostel. Also, it provides the following facilities to its students:

  • Internet facilities
  • Library facilities
  • Sports Playground facilities
  • Regular Coaching facilities
  • RA regular supply of Water
  • Electricity
  • 24/7 Security
  • Excursion


This college also has the facility of transport for its students and all of its employees so that they can return to their houses without any complexity. It has several uses for pick and drops services for its students.


Also, this college has a sports complex with all the important facilities. Sport is a fundamental part of any educational institution for the mental fitness of the students according to the opinion of this college.

It has a Basketball Court of International Standard where students can play basketball and many other games. Sporting events at this college are conducted on the annual basis competitions in:

  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Table Tennis
  • Badminton

Learning Support Unit

The purpose of this unit is to support its students who face difficulties in their courses or programs. It also provides the equivalent introductory scientific support to its students in Machine Science & traditional Scientific Bodies. Also, it empowers its students with the personal scientific skills that improve their Academic & Professional Skills.

Student Club

At this college, the student club supports expansion opportunities that contribute to considering working as a team and also help to sharpen skills practically such as communication, teamwork, and leadership. Its major purpose is to promote religious affiliations in Students, Faculty members, and in employees. It encourages the Scientific & Intellectual creativity of the students.

Media Presence

This college at QU achieves a well-known media presence through its organization and faculty members at the National, District, and International levels represented by involvement in numerous media programs and meetings across several visual, audio, and printed media platforms in fulfillment with its strategic plan and in consolidating its spiritual and educational disciple responsibility.

Media & Relations Committee:

At this college, this committee is responsible for media coordination among the college and a variety of Audio, Print, and media sponsorship of the programs of the college. It supervises the organization of Social activities and events in QU. It organizes leisure trips for faculty members and staff.

Former Deans

  • Mr. Dr. Yusuf Al-Qaradawi
  • Mr. Dr. Abdul Hamid Ismail Al-Ansari
  • Mr. Dr. Youssef AL-Muhammadi
  • Mr. Dr. Aisha Yousef Al-Mannai
  • Mr. Dr. Abdul Hakim Yousef Al Khulaifi
  • Mr. Dr. Youssef Mahmoud Al-Siddiqi

Strategic Perspectives


At this college, Islamic studies and scientific research have a moderate approach at regional and global levels It has a reliable reference that consolidates the Arab Islamic identity and presents Islam in its bright picture.


This college is a National college for Sharia and Islamic Studies education and offers high-quality academic programs which prepare such Graduates who can take part efficiently in the development of the Country and the Nation.

It has notable leaders of faculty members who are dedicated to improving the education process and scientific research that keeps rapidity with the latest developments and motivates students.

Contact Us


9FFQ+R7C, Doha, Qatar

Phone No:

(+974) 4403-3333

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

What GPA is required at CSIS?

CSIS requires a GPA of almost 3.5 or higher.

Does Qatar follow the Law of Sharia?

Yes, Sharia Law is one of the major sources of its legislation.

Which of the subjects is best for Islamic Studies?

  • Historical Study of Islam
  • Islamic Civilization
  • History of the Muslim World
  • Islamic Law
  • Islamic Theology
  • Islamic Philosophy
  • Historiography
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