By Reshelle Abdul-Malik
Social Distancing has caused an unprecedented obstacle for families across the globe. Families are missing Jumuah, daily congregational salah, afterschool, and Sunday school classes. The Islamic community has responded by making a wide variety of courses available from the comfort of your home. Check out our list of some popular online free and paid Islamic Studies courses for the young or seasoned.
Al Qalam Institute
Offers weekly classes from seerah to tafsir. These classes are completely free.
Offers hifd and tajweed for women and girls
Al Huda Online
Offer Quran, Hadith, Tazkiyah courses online
Al Madrassatu Al Umarriyah
Offering free daily Islamic Studies courses.
Online Arabic Courses for children
Arabic and Quran classes for all ages.
Online Islamic Seminary that offers free classes.
International Open University
Started by Dr. Bilal Phillips offers undergraduate and graduate courses on a sliding scale. They are offering diploma courses for free for the next two months.
Imam Ghazali Institute
Offers free weekend school for children and teens as well as courses for adults.
Offer Fiqh, Arabic, Quran, Tajweed, and Hadith courses
Islamic Institute of Toronto
IIT is offering all of their courses for free for the next 300 days! Check out the wide variety of topics from Aisha RA to Ramadan, to Salah.
FaithEssentials is free for 3 weeks. Register and get immediate access to our 23 modules on fundamental subjects of belief, worship, and daily life.
Offers online Islamic studies courses that range from Hadith, Quran, History, and Fiqh.
Offers over 2000 of hours online of video lessons from Nouman Ali Khan and other Islamic scholars.
Offers online courses for women by women. Subjects include Islamic Sciences, Arabic, and Quran.
Is offering free courses in response to COVID-19. Some topics include faith essentials, how to protect yourself from disease, and Faith and Fiqh in Uncertain Times. Courses are free for the next three weeks.
This list is not exhaustive, please share your resources in the comments section below.
Reshelle is the editor of A Message from Makkah. She is also the administrator for Makkah International Institute. Reshelle is a masters degreed educator with with over ten years experience teaching domestically and abroad.
Makkah International Institute