Also known as doctrinal science, monotheism science or the greater fiqh as Imam Abu Hanifa called it, is literally translated as "the principles of faith", and scholars have defined it as a science capable of proving religious doctrines by making arguments on them, pushing the resemblance to them and obliging the opponent to them, and it has been called fundamentals because it is not the rules of deduction and study but religion is built on it.
They are universities that have formed from the merger of three main sciences, namely the Holy Quran, the Prophet's Sunnah, and the Doctrine and Doctrines, to become the universities of the fundamentals of religion, and they offer their students all scientific degrees from bachelor's degree to doctoral degrees depending on the university where they were studied.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the country of the Two Holy Mosques and is one of the first Arab countries to offer these universities, there are many universities that offer faculties of fundamentals of religion such as:
It is one of the largest public universities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, mainly specialized in Islamic sciences and humanities, which was founded in 1953, and remained in continuous development until it became a university in 1974, and became includes the fields of science and engineering, as the university provides all the different degrees that the student wants to get, and the specialization of Fundamentals of Religion is one of the most famous specialization offered by the university, and the Faculty of Fundamentals of Religion was a department in the College of Sharia but later turned into A self-contained college, it has 3 different departments, namely:
Bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees are taken from the same university as the student wishes.
It is one of the public universities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which was founded in 1949, and its name has been transformed from the University of (Islamic Law) to the University of (umm Al-Qura) by a royal decree issued in 1981, and the field of study in it was Islamic studies and the Arabic language, but a lot of other disciplines have been established such as the College of Education, Engineering, Medicine and other disciplines, and the College of Da'wah and Fundamentals of Religion is one of the leading colleges in Islamic studies, and the College of Fundamentals of Religion contains 4 departments that grant them a bachelor's degree, Delude:
In graduate programs (master's and doctorate), 6 programs are studied, namely:
It is one of the public universities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that was founded in 2006, and is a non-profit university located in the city of Najran, and has a lot of fields of study such as engineering, medicine, education, business administration and others, and the university also has a specialization to study Sharia sciences under the name (College of Sharia and Fundamentals of Religion) which contains 3 departments:
The Department of Fundamentals of Religion, which was established in 1430 AH, is one of the main departments in the college, and its study programs include:
The University also has dedicated programs for graduate studies in the Faculty of Sharia and Fundamentals of Religion to grant a master's degree in:
One of the public universities located in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Medina, and the universities include 9 colleges and institutes in addition to two institutes without the university, and also grants 5 scientific degrees, namely intermediate diploma, bachelor, higher diploma, master and doctorate, and the main role of the university is to provide study programs that instil and develop the Islamic spirit, and also work to collect, care for and preserve the Islamic heritage, and the College of Da'wah and Fundamentals of Religion, which was established in 1386 Hijri, is one of the most requested departments in the university and aims to Spreading and instilling Islamic faith and principles in the hearts of learners, and qualifying specialists in faith and religions for the labour market, the college is divided into several departments, namely:
One of the public universities in the city of Jeddah in the province of Makkah offers the College of the Holy Quran and Islamic Studies, and was established in 1440 AH and grants its students bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, and college includes 3 departments, namely:
Studying in Saudi Arabia for universities begins in August of each year.
Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University and um Al-Qura University are among the best universities to study the fundamentals of religion in it because they contain many departments.