About Uthman Dan Fodio Open College
جامعة عثمان بن فودي المفتوحة

UDFOC is an Islamic College offering undergraduate and graduate studies through distance learning based on the amanah (trust) to spread Islamic knowledge based on the Qur’an and the Sunnah of the Prophet (saw), in the framework of mainstream Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jama’a. We utilize contemporary methods of distance to provide the next best thing to direct learning.

Knowledgeable, Discipline and Devout.

The integration of nakli and akli knowledge along with good character development will be the main platform for educating an excellent generation and knowledgeable society.
PHYLOSOPHY
UDFOC
Fostering academic excellence and an ummah able to contribute towards human progress, nation building and the advancement of the world.
MISSION
UDFOC
To be a leading center of Islamic studies that utilizes advanced approaches to explore issues for the well-being and harmony of society and Islam
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VISION
UDFOC

FOUNDER

Dr. Muhammad Liwau’deen Ahmad has had a distinguished career promoting and developing the teaching of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Ghana and United States. A native of Ghana trained and received his PhD in Arabic and Islamic Studies at the Al-Imam Al-Ouzai University of Lebanon and Religious Studies at Hartford Seminary, CT. He taught Arabic and Islamic Studies in the Islamic Schools in Kumasi, Ghana. He is a Visiting Adjunct Professor of Arabic (TAFL) at Community College of Philadelphia, PA and Taqwa Seminary Arabic Institute, Plano, TX. He is also Regional Director of the Al-Imam Al-Ouzai University of Lebanon Distance Learning Center of West Africa. Dr. Muhammad is also a member of some educational and professional institutions such as:

Modern Language Association (MLA), NY, USA.
American Federation of Teachers (AFT), Washington, DC, USA.
American Association of Teachers of Arabic (AATA), AL, USA.
Teachers Without Boarders (TWB), WA, USA.
National Council of Islamic Education Unit (NCIEU), Ghana Education Service, Ministry of Education, Ghana.

Dr. Muhammad Liwau’deen Ahmad
"What really turned me over was the ability to understand how everything works without any prior knowledge."
Dr. Muhammad Liwau’deen Ahmad
FOUNDER

THE ADMINSTRATIVE TEAM

Head teacher @ Arabic and Islamic School. Under Comunidad Islámica de Benidorm ( Juzgados ). Islámic Center. Benidorm Alicante Spain. Imam of the center and counselor
Sheikh Saifudeen Abubakar
Deputy Rector
Rector and councilor Ummat Rassoul Islamic Center, Columbus Ohio

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Sheikh Isshaq Uthman Kantoshie
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Aministrative staff
Mamata Sheriff
Support
Head teacher @ Arabic and Islamic School. Under Comunidad Islámica de Benidorm ( Juzgados ). Islámic Center. Benidorm Alicante Spain. Imam of the center and counselor
Sheikh Issa Najmuddeen
Aministraor
Rector and councilor Ummat Rassoul Islamic Center, Columbus Ohio

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Sheikh Isshaq Uthman Kantoshie
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Lecturer Arabic Language
Ahmad Muhammad
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