Talk by May Wazzan
Is Al Quaraouiyine the worlds first university?
This presentation explores Al Quaraouiyine University, its history and legacy. It also proposes an investigation into the concept of universities, as well as a look into higher education within the context of the Arab World.
Sources & Future References
- The Rise of Colleges Institutions of Learning in Islam and the West
- An insight into Islamic pedagogy at the University of al‐Qarawiyyin
- Top 10 Oldest Universities in the World
- Women, Education and Science Within the Arab-Islamic Socio-Cultural History
- Fatima al-Fihri: Founder of World’s Very First University
- The University of al-Qarawiyyin
- The University of Al Qaraouiyine is the Oldest University
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