About Us



Dr Bashir Aliyu Umar

In view of the:

Bayero University, Kano - Nigeria, on 8 August 2015 deemed it most appropriate to establish the Centre for Islamic Civilisation and Interfaith Dialogue.


To be a centre of excellence for the study of Islamic civilization and its relevance in addressing the challenges of modern times.


The Centre will be committed to pursuing quality research on the broad aspects of Islamic civilization and inter faith dialogue, formulating Islamic perspectives to modern disciplines and promoting alternatives to address contemporary challenges, guided by thoroughness in the pursuit of excellence, sound ethics and a multidisciplinary approach in its research and studies.








The centre carried out the following research.




Capacity Building targeting Students, teachers, researchers, representatives of NGOs through Regular Training Programmes, Certificate Courses.Scope to include:

  • The Islamization Perspectives of Modern Disciplines for school teachers
  • History of Islamic Civilization for NGOs.
  • Strengthening Islamic Institutions.
  • Comparative Analysis of Islamic and Western Civilizations.
  • Studies on peaceful co-existence and conflict resolution.


Regular outreach activities that would disseminate the results of the research findings of the Centre to the wider research community and to the general populace To include:Lectures, Roundtable Discussions, Workshops and Conferences (Annual Event)

Bibliographies and Manuscripts

In order to achieve the objective of preserving and protecting the heritage of the Muslim world and facilitate research. Programme to include:

  • Sourcing manuscripts especially from local collections.
  • Following best practice in their cataloguing, conservation, digitisation and academic publishing.
  • Preparation of bibliographies and catalogues of printed works, periodicals, academic theses and other reference materials on themes relevant to Islamic civilisation and its contribution to the modern world, and inter-civilisation dialogue.

















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