Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University

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Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University (IMSIU)
جامعة الإمام محمد بن سعود الإسلامية
Jāmaat Al-Imam Mohammad bin Saud Al-Islamiyah
Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University.svg
Established 1974
Type Public
Rector Dr. Sulaiman ibn Abdullah Abalkhail
Academic staff 3500+
Students 100,000+
Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Website www.imamu.edu.sa

The Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University (Arabic: جامعة الإمام محمد بن سعود الإسلامية) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was founded in 1953.[1] In 1974, it was granted university status by royal decree.[2] It has a library, the Prince Sultan Library For Science and Knowledge, that has existed before the university. The university started running the library in 1975.[3] The library is a partner of the World Digital Library.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Imam University". Bakkah. Retrieved 8 August 2012. 
  2. "Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University". ICU. 12 July 2012. Retrieved 8 August 2012. 
  3. "About Us". Deanship of Library Affairs. Prince Sultan Library for Science and Knowledge. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  4. "Partners". About the World Digital Library. World Digital Library. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 

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Coordinates: 24°29′09″N 46°25′29″E / 24.485895°N 46.424742°E / 24.485895; 46.424742