Culture & Training

Programs related to Qur’an and Hadeeth, are the soul and essence of the educational, research, cultural and ethical activities of Al-Mustafa University. It has a deep impact on spiritual and intellectual promotion of the students. Therefore, special attention is paid to the reinforcement of students’ base in Qur’anic and Hadeeth studies by considering the position of Qur’an and Hadeeth in all of the units and sections of Al-Mustafa University and by making the sciences and techniques of the holy Qur’an and Hadeethes all-embracing. Hitherto the International Al-Mustafa University has designed and held various Qur’anic and Hadeeth activities in the domains of education, research, promotion and establishment of Qur’anic and Hadeeth culture. These include:


1. Qur’an and Hadeeth education

In addition to Qur’anic and Hadeeth education in the educational system (Qur’anic fields), extracurricular  and applied courses of learning the sciences and techniques of Qur’an and Hadeeth are held, in order to improve the quality of students’ knowledge of Qur’an and Hadeeth and to flourish their talents. These courses are held in two forms of general and specialised:

A. Higher education of different forms of reciting the holy book such as Tarteel and Tilawat, as well as Qur’an and Hadeeth hermeneutics.

B. Training Qur’an, Nahj-ul-balaghah, Saheefah Sajjadiyyah, etc… reciters and memorizers.

C. Holding specialised courses in training Qur’an teachers and instructors in Iran and other countries, by deployment of the best.

D. Specialised training courses focusing on students’ participation and success in local and international Qur’anic competitions.


2. Qur’an and Hadeeth research

Considering the necessity of standard and desirable texts and sources for improving the educational quality of the courses and motivating the students into Qur’an and Hadeeth research work, specific programs and activities are held. The most important of these are:

A. Production of various Qur’anic and Hadeeth software;

B. Holding scientific Qur’anic and Hadeeth related conferences and seminars in Iran and other countries;

C. Supporting Qur’an and Hadeeth related compilations, translations and theses;

D. Supporting the launch of Qur’an and Hadeeth related websites and weblogs;

E. Qur’an and Hadeeth related promotional and cultural programs.


3. Qur’anic Competitions and exhibitions

In order to create a spiritual and constructive environment based on Qur’an and Hadeeth, to improve students’ moral exhilaration, their familiarity and bonding with the divine revelation, and their further benefiting from Qur’anic beauty and the valuable teachings of Ahl-ul-Bait (AS), various programs and activities are designed in form of competitions, functions, Qur’an and Hadeeth camps etc… These include:

A. Organizing the International Qur’an and Hadeeth Olympiad that covers various fields in different countries;

B .Organizing functions of bonding with Qur’an in Iran and other countries;

C. Participating in national and international Qur’an exhibitions;

D. Organizing the annual exhibition of Qur’an and Hadeeth achievements of Al-Mustafa University;

E. Producing Qur’anic audio and video programs in different countries.


In addition to the mentioned programs and activities in the three previous aspects, other activities also take place that include:

1. Establishment of Dar-ul-Qur’ans (house of Qur’an), Qur’an and Hadeeth institutes and centres in different countries;

2. Providing support for Qur’an and Hadeeth national formations and centres of students in Iran and other countries;

3. Collaboration with specialised Qur’an and Hadeeth institutions in different countries in form of signing memoranda of understanding;

4. Dispatching Qur’anic and Hadeeth products (especially translation of the Holy Qur’an in different languages) to different countries.