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In Pictures: Graduation ceremony of students studying at Al-Azhar University, Egypt

Muslim Voice Events November 11, 2022


Al-Azhar University is one of the top public universities in Cairo, Egypt. It is ranked #1201-1400 in QS World University Rankings 2023. Founded in 970 or 972 by the Fatimid Caliphate as a centre of Islamic learning, its students studied the Qur’an and Islamic law in detail, along with logic, grammar, rhetoric, and how to calculate the phases of the moon.

Today it is the chief centre of Arabic literature and Islamic learning in the world. In 1961 additional non-religious subjects were added to its curriculum. Recently, University students from Al-Azhar University celebrate their graduation ceremony.

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