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What is EAQS?

The European Academy of Quranic Studies (EAQS) is a non-profit academic institution based at the British Muslim Heritage Centre. It was established in 2012 to promote the study, teaching and research of Al-Tadabbur and other Qur’anic sciences.

EAQS seeks to promote a balanced and comprehensive understanding of the Qur’an and its relevance to modern society by organising courses, seminars and conferences and publishing educational materials for students, teachers and members of the wider society. A Board of Directors under the guidance of Scholars and Advisors manages the Academy.


[This is] a blessed Book which We have revealed to you, [O Muhammad], that they might reflect upon its verses and that those of understanding would be reminded.

What is EAQS Vision?

European Academy of Qur’anic studies is a non-political charitable organization. We are inclusive and welcome all faiths and are committed to serving the community. We recognize the multi cultural, multi faith and ever changing nature of the United Kingdom, and therefore those it serves. We understand the importance of our role in ensuring that groups or individuals within our organization are not subjected to intimidation or radicalization by those wishing to unduly or illegally influence them.

EAQS will do its utmost to ensure that key ‘British Values’ are reflected and applied in all our activities.

The definition of British values as:

  • Democracy
  • The rule of law
  • Individual liberty
  • Mutual respect
  • Tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs

What is EAQS Mission?

The academy’s main purpose is to contribute to the ongoing Islamic Renaissance, which is bridging the gap between the east and the west perspectives. Helping local & the wider community, with evidence based knowledge of the Qur’an, to help inform practice of Islamic values and its discipline in the modern society.

What Are EAQS Aims & Objectives?


To promote the teaching of Al-Tadabbur (contemplation & reflection of the Qur'an) and other Qur’anic sciences.

To develop methods, techniques and literature for teaching and learning Al-Tadabbur

To organise and arrange training courses, symposia, seminars, workshops, conferences and exchange of scholars for the teaching and comprehension of the Qur'an and it’s sciences.

To establish a resource centre for Qur’anic teaching, a library for Qur’anic sciences and the Sunnah (The Way of the Prophet peace be upon him)

To plan and develop post-doctoral research on specific projects for Al-Tadabbur with the assistance of internationally renowned scholars and institutes

EAQS Current Activities

Conferences & Educational Activities:

  • International conferences on Qur’anic studies and Tadabbur
  • Monthly lectures and seminars (Qur’anic Days) in the form of workshops and seminars on Tadabbur and Qur’anic studies.
  • Qur’anic Tadabbur and sciences teacher training courses.

EAQS Future Activities

Establish The Following Academic Courses:

  • One year (part-time) courses of Tadabbur Al Qur’an workshops.
  • Online teaching course for GCSE Islamic studies and other accredited Islamic programmes.
  • Research and scientific programmes.
  • Publishing scientific refereed journals.

EAQS 2018 Qur'anic Days