Who we are
The Professional Academy of Islamic Studies (PAIS) was established in 2020 as an educational institute focused on promoting and developing change and understanding through education. Our programmes range from short courses to post graduate level delivered online and onsite.
The organisation was established by a group of like-minded academics and professionals, who saw the need to create and deliver bespoke Academic and Executive professional programmes aimed at addressing contemporary issues through a non-sectarian, inclusive and progressive approach designed in collaboration with educators, religious organisations, businesses, lawyers, bankers and other professionals.
The directors have recognised that the rapid growth of the Muslim population within secular settings has raised many issues of contention and by providing a dynamic and progressive teaching platform where current issues are addressed in order to raise awareness, promote reflection and critical thinking on contemporary issues and dogmas plaguing the current understanding Islamic concepts.
A range of thought provoking short courses, in Islamic Finance, Islamic Law, Gender Equality and Quran and Radicalisation, aimed to introducing variousIslamic concepts and set the foundation for further learning and development.
A range of Certificates, Diplomas, undergraduate and Master’s programs offered in collaboration with respected partners.
EXECUTIVE PROFESSIONAL COURSES
Accredited Professional courses and bespoke programmes at executive level design to help you develop your career and continuous professional development (CPD).
TRAINING & AWARENESS
Promote awareness and understanding of Islamic Legal and Financial principles with particular interest in comparative legal systems.
Providing bespoke training programs for corporations and government agencies.
Providing advisory and consultancy services on matters relating to Islamic Law, Gender Equality & Islamic Finance.
Educational and development curriculum framework design and review.
Leadership in Quranic interpretation of contemporary issues with view to bring about understanding, robustness and stability.
Developing & Empowering Female scholars
At the heart of PAIS is a professional team of dedicated, passionate and driven professionals and academics who are relentless in delivering our programmes and activities.
These individuals share in the vision of PAIS and see it as a professional and progressive platform through which they can contribute to the wider society by promoting change and positive growth through education.
Our trusted Advisory boards are a blend of highly skilled practitioners, who are leaders in their various disciplines committed to provide us with insights and specialised knowledge to assist us in designing bespoke and practical courses and programmes that directly benefit the community. It is the harnessing of this talent, the sincerity, hard work and support of our team that we can move toward success in this journey .