The Role of the Islamic Waqf in Building the Knowledge Society


Education institutions, in the world in general and in the Islamic world in particular, face several challenges of which are securing the necessary financial resources to carry out their mission fully and ensuring their growth and sustainability whether it is public or private. As well as its relationship with society and its impact on the building of a knowledge society. Several solutions are proposed to address both traditional and emerging issues. The Waqf has an active role both in terms of securing the necessary financial resources and in terms of the relationship with the community. This paper contributes to the crystallization of this matter.


Islamic, Endowment, Charitable, Education, Knowledge


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  • Salah Eddine Arkadan
    • Assistant Professor , Social Studies and Humanities, Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait Kuwait
    • Arabic Islamic studies from Glasgow univirsity Teaching Arabic Islamic culture and civilization and Modern Kuwaiti Literature. Writer in Arabic Islamic thoughts and Islamic studies.