University of al-Qarawiyyin

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Global Influence
University in Morocco

About University of al-Qarawiyyin

According to Wikipedia, The University of al-Qarawiyyin , also written Al-Karaouine or Al Quaraouiyine, is a university located in Fez, Morocco. It was founded as a mosque by Fatima al-Fihri in 857–859 and subsequently became one of the leading spiritual and educational centers of the Islamic Golden Age. It was incorporated into Morocco's modern state university system in 1963 and officially renamed "University of Al Quaraouiyine" two years later. The mosque building itself is also a significant complex of historical Moroccan and Islamic architecture that features elements from many different periods of Moroccan history.

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What Is University of al-Qarawiyyin Known For?

University of al-Qarawiyyin is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

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Who Are University of al-Qarawiyyin's Most Influential Alumni?

University of al-Qarawiyyin's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Philosophy, and Literature. Here are some of University of al-Qarawiyyin's most famous alumni:

Maimonides
Maimonides
A Rabbi, physician, philosopher.
Leo Africanus
Leo Africanus
An Andalusian author.
Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari
An Algerian scholar, biographer and historian .
Abd el-Krim
A Moroccan political and military leader .
Ahmed Bouzfour
A Moroccan writer.
Abu Madyan
Abu Madyan
A Mystic.
Abdelhadi Tazi
A Moroccan diplomat and writer .
Muhammad Taqi-ud-Din al-Hilali
A Moroccan scholar.
Abdullah al-Ghumari
A Muslim preacher and jurist.
Muhammad Abu Khubza
Muhammad Abu Khubza
A Moroccan Imam.
Mohamed Serghini
A Moroccan poet.
Ali Squalli Houssaini
An Author of the National anthem of Morocco.

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