ZHIC – Zayed House for Islamic Culture

Zayed House for Islamic Culture (ZHIC) was founded on 31/05/2005 pursuant to a decree by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (may Allah save him)- President of the UAE, the Ruler of Abu Dhabi Emirate.

ZHIC is a cultural Islamic organization concerned with providing necessary care to new Muslims, rendering them with social and familial care. Besides fostering the manner of coexisting with the Muslim society, introducing the truth and essence of Islam to interested persons and disseminating tolerance and harmony with others.

Our vision

A leading organization in introducing the essence of the Islamic culture and assimilating new reverts.

Our Mission

Excellence in introducing Islamic culture to interested persons, preparing new reverts for Islam and raising the awareness of the society to assimilate them. Besides, teaching Arabic to speakers of other languages and optimum investment of human, financial and technical resources.

Our Values:

  • Service: serving humankind is an honor, trust and love.
  • Tolerance: our approach is based on harmony and moderation.
  • Coexistence: we promote the culture of coexistence and respect for others.
  • Excellence: we care to act with diligence, honesty and sincerity.
  • Action: Knowing the needs of interested persons and society, is the starting point wherefrom we determine our goals.
  • Development: Developing ZHIC staff and students alike, is our route towards excellence and leadership.

What are the educational courses provided at ZHIC?

  • Islamic culture courses in numerous languages:

The aim is to develop spiritual, moral, social values, enhance tolerance, compassion and coexistence between different cultures. They are taught in (5) levels totaling (70) teaching hours.

  • Courses of Arabic to speakers of other languages:

Taught in (4) levels to total (64) teaching hours.

  • Courses on Qur’an (short Surahs): three tracks of (128) teaching hours in total:
  1. Coral reading and memorization
  2. Reading and memorization
  3. Understanding the meanings of the Qur’an.

ZHIC Location

Official Website: https://www.zhic.gov.ae/en

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