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A student-centered and educationally purposeful facility, the
Student Center is the “majlis” of Education City and serves
both formal and informal events and activities.
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The Muhammad Bin Hamad Al Thani Center for Muslim Contribution to
Civilization was established in 1983 in order to
provide non-Arabic speakers with access to scholarly works that
underscore the contributions Muslims have made to human
civilization. In 2010, the Center joined CIS.
The Center aims to translate a selection of the Great Books of
Islamic Civilization into English and other major
languages. The Center currently provides English translations of
major works of Muslim scholars, spanning the period
from the 1st to the 9th centuries A.H, (700 to 1500 AD), when
Islamic civilization was at its peak, greatly influencing
contemporary world civilizations and laying the foundations for the
The series of translations of Great Books of Islamic Civilization
(GBOIC) include all major areas of Islamic
intellectual pursuits achieved during this period. They cover a wide
range of subjects, such as law, theology,
jurisprudence, history and politics, literature, medicine,
astronomy, optics, and geography. These books are
authoritative sources in their fields and constitute a whole library
of informative and enlightening Islamic scholastic
works. The series’ books are translated and reviewed by qualified
scholars and experts in their respective fields.