The College of Shari‘ah and Islamic Studies is one of the foremost colleges that rose to prominence with the establishment of the University of Sharjah in the year 1977. The College strives to actualize the general vision of the University of Sharjah in its goals i.e. to successfully combine tradition with the demands of modernity. It aims to do so with the co-operation of its team of specialist staff, with foundations based in knowledge and practical skills pertaining to the branches of the knowledge of the Shari‘ah. It aims to provide students with factual and practical knowledge and to enable them by these firm foundations and expertise to be professional teachers, researchers, judges, lawyers and successful advocates of the faith, able to independently research and be involved in community service.