Academic / Faculties
Message from the Director
Institute of Islamic Education and Research (IIER) is the flagship institute of Islamic University, the largest seat of learning in the south-western region of Bangladesh. Exploring the realm of knowledge for the supreme welfare of human beings is the motto of this Institute. Endorsed by the national parliament of Bangladesh, this Institute is a center of excellence aimed at facilitating cutting-edge research and promoting advanced training in all branches of knowledge, including science, commerce, humanities, and interfaith dialogue. The Institute is also responsible for offering certificate and diploma programs in a number of major languages, including English, Japanese, French, Urdu, Hindi, Chinese, and Korean. Besides, it encourages area studies such as South Asian studies, Oriental studies, Sufi studies, and studies on comparative religion. It arranges in-service training for academic and non-academic staff with a view to upgrading their potential as human resources. The Institute publishes an international standard journal focused on the findings and reviews of teachers and researchers working in different disciplines. It actively promotes co-ordination and collaboration among the scholars at home and abroad.
Professor Dr. Md. Mamunur Rahman, Director of IIER