King Abdullah II Institute for the Training of Imams and Preachers

King Abdullah II Institute for the Training of Imams and Preachers

In compliance with His Majesty's lofty desire to qualify workers in the preaching and guidance sector, including preachers, imams, and mosque orators, and in keenness to consolidate the principles of moderation and tolerance, and in line with the concepts and axes of the Amman Message, which has become the basis for Da’wa work in the Ministry of Endowments to highlight the true bright image of Islam, stop aggression against it, and repel attacks against it, based on the inherited historical responsibility borne by the Hashemite leadership, the Ministry has been keen to establish this institute; to be a Da’wa platform through which all the aspirations and goals directed by His Majesty the King - may God protect him and preserve him - are realized in protecting religion, spreading guidance with awareness and insight, protecting generations from isolation, stagnation, and extremism, and proving the existence of this nation and its civilizational role throughout history.

Mission of the Institute:

  • Building leaders who are aware of the message of preaching and guidance, and understand their role in developing Islamic awareness in society.
  • Enhancing the scientific and practical efficiency of students and trainees.
  • Providing students and trainees with insights into the rational methods of Da’wa (Islamic advocacy) to address the needs of people, solve their problems, and educate them about the rulings of their religion and their social issues.
  • Enabling students and trainees to experience practical training skills and experiences in the fields of preaching and guidance.
  • Empowering students and trainees to understand the reality of contemporary societies and the role of Islamic thought in addressing public issues and problems of the modern era.
  • Developing the abilities of students and trainees in effective communication skills with society.
  • Strengthening the Islamic values system in the thinking of students and trainees.


Board of Directors of the King Abdullah II Institute for the Training of Imams and Preachers:


  • Minister of Endowments, Islamic Affairs and Holy Sites


  • Secretary General of the Ministry of Endowments, Islamic Affairs and Holy Sites
  • Grand Mufti of the Jordanian Armed Forces
  • Director of the National Institute for Training
  • Director of the King Abdullah II Institute for the Training of Imams and Preachers
  • One of the Deans of the Faculties of Sharia in the official Jordanian universities, chosen by the Minister in coordination with the President of the concerned university
  • Three members with experience and specialization in rehabilitation and training, chosen by the Minister

Programs, Courses, and Activities:


Imam and Muezzin Training Program (Three Levels):

  • Level 1: Basic Foundation
  • Level 2: Intermediate
  • Level 3: Advanced


  • Explaining the Contents of Amman Message (International)
  • Explaining the Contents of Amman Message (Local)
  • Arabic Language
  • Leadership in Preaching and Guidance
  • Employee Promotion
  • New Imams and Preachers
  • New Muezzins
  • New Female Preachers
  • Guides Accompanying Hajj and Umrah Missions
  • Preaching and Guidance Forums
  • Developing Methods of Teaching the Holy Quran
  • Improving Voice Performance in Reciting the Holy Quran (Maqamat)
  • Verification of the Holy Quran.
  • "Tanal" for Arabic Language
  • Meanings, Structures, and Presentation Skills
  • The Art of Public Speaking
  • Parenting (UNICEF)


  • Seminars on Royal Initiatives
  • Celebrations of Religious and National Occasions