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Faculty of Arabic Language

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The Faculty of Arabic Language is one of the faculties in Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University which was established by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah on 1st January 2007. The courses in the faculty are taught in Arabic by highly qualified local and international academic staff who received their academic degrees from Egypt, Jordan, Sudan, United Kingdom and Malaysia with distinctive qualifications and specialisations in Linguistics, Arabic Language, Literature and Translation.


Towards establishing a distinguished faculty to revitalize the role of the language of the Qur’an.


Enhancing the status of the language of the Qur’an and spreading it in Brunei Darussalam.


  1. To provide the students with appropriate knowledge in fields of Arabic language.
  2. To produce knowledgeable, skilful and pious graduates to meet the needs of Brunei Darussalam in particular and the Southeast Asia region in general.
  3. To produce distinguished researchers and Muslim scholars in the fields of Arabic studies.
  4. To qualify the students to conduct good quality research in various branches of the Arabic language.

Faculty of Arabic Language

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Faculty of Arabic Language and Islamic Civilisation Office

Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali
Spg 347, Jalan Pasar Gadong
BE 1310 Negara Brunei Darussalam.

Tel: +673 2462000 Ext 232

Monday – Thursday & Saturday
7:45A.M. – 12:15P.M. | 1:30P.M. – 4:30P.M.

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