Wednesday, 21 February 2018




 The Institute

Al-Salam Institute (ASI) was established in Oxford in 2006 by Shaykh Akram Nadwi and his daughter Sumaiya Akram. Under the guidance of highly qualified and renowned scholars, ASI specialises in the teaching of authentic, traditional Islamic sciences through classical texts. Its scope is broad, catering for entry level beginners to advanced level students of knowledge. ASI prides itself on combining first class Islamic scholarship within a Western context, in order to meet the challenges of contemporary society.

Aim & Objective

Al-Salam Institute specialises in the teaching of traditional Islamic sciences under the guidance of qualified and renowned scholars of our time. Amongst its primary teachers are Shaykh Muhammad Akram Nadwi, the acclaimed Oxford based scholar and author of several academic Islamic works, Shaykh Afifi al-Akiti, lecturer of theology at Oxford University, and many others. Al-Salam’s primary focus is the wide scale dissemination of authentic traditional Islamic knowledge and to facilitate access to renowned scholars. The aim of ASI remains to create a new generation of competent scholars who can present solutions for Muslims and wider society based on a sound and profound understanding of the sources of Islam, and to empower a new generation of Muslims who can dynamically contribute and convey the truth of Islam to all. As such our courses are subsidised as much as possible to ensure accessibility through affordability. ASI also broadcasts its classes live online making it available to every corner of the world. The courses are aimed at an adult audience on a general scale and segregation is catered for whenever possible.


  • Tariq Pandor (Birmingham)
  • Amal Saffour (Birmingham)
  • Andrew Booso (Bradford)
  • Sayeda Zaidi (Egypt)
  • Abu Mumin Yahya (London)
  • Dr. Imran Sathiya (Blackburn)
  • Sumaiya Akram (London)
  • Shafiur Rahman (London)
  • Shaykh Dr Afifi al-Akiti (Oxford)
  • Shaykh Dr. Mohammad Akram Nadwi (Oxford)
  • Shaykh Dr Ibrahim Harvey (London)
  • Shaykh Dr Abdul HakimVazquez (London)
  • Shaykh Shafiur Rahman (London)
  • Shaykh Ayman Abdel-Haleem (Cambridge)
  • Shaykh Abid Khan (London)


  • Shaykh Majd Makki (Jeddah)
  • Shaykh Mohammad ar-Rashid (Riyadh)
  • Shaykh Ahmad Aashoor (Madina)

Al-Salam Institute in the trading name of Al-Salam Education Limited, a company registered in England and Wales under registration number 08820579. Registered Address 97 East Avenue, Oxford, OX4 1XR