جامعة عثمان بن فودي المفتوحة-UDFOC

our Competence is your Security in Knowledge

About Us

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.


Uthman Dan Fodio Open College- UDFOC


Dr. Muhammad Liwaudeen 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.                          

He is also a member of some educational and professional institutions such  as:                          
American Council of the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), VA, USA.                            
American Federation of Teachers (AFT), Washington, DC, USA.
American Association of Teachers of Arabic (AATA), AL,USA.                                                             
Modern Language Association (MLA), NY, USA.                                                                                 
Teachers Without Boarders (TWB), WA, USA.                                                                                       
National Council of Islamic Education Unit (NCIEU),               
Ghana Education Service,  Ministry of Education, Ghana.

"What really turned me over was the ability to understand how everything works without any prior knowledge."

Dr. Muhammad Liwaudeen Ahmad

(Founder and Chairman)

Dr. Muhammad Liwaudeen Ahmad

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.

Fostering academic excellence in Arabic and Islamic Studies to the Ummah that will lead to human progress, nation building and the advancement of the world.

To be the leader of e-learning in Arabic and Islamic studies. And to propagate Arabic and Islamic Studies to every individual that is willing to study.

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