Madina Institute Admissions

Online applications can be submitted here

Offline applications can be downloaded (PDF) here.

Fill out & Submit the complete Application Form for the Usul-ud-Din Intensive Program, and be sure to include all required documents.

1) Please download application here – 2020 Madina Institute Application Form

2) Submit Application Fee (ZAR 250).

Applicants will be contacted in due time for a follow-up personal interview – preferably in-person, or via Skype. Interviews are conducted to get a better sense of the applicant’s skills, level of education, ambitions & intentions. Thereafter the student will receive a letter to inform them of their application status. A standard tuition deposit of ZAR 1000 is required upfront to secure one’s spot in the programme.

a) 12th grade education (matric/diploma or GED) or equivalent

b) Proficiency in English

c) at least 16 years of age, mature and motivated

d) Successful personal interview. International student interviews will be conducted via Skype (where possible).

e) Strong desire to study the Islamic sciences as well as potential to serve the community upon completion of the program

Tuition Fees for the year are ZAR 37,600 (or ZAR 3,000 per month). Textbooks are not included in this fee.

Monies may be directly transferred to the Madina Institute Bank Account.

Banking Details:

        Account name    :   MADINA INSTITUTE NPC

        Account number:   4092570277

        Branch name      :   Business Bank Menlyn Main

        Branch Code       :   632005

        Account Type     :   Current

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The Usul-ud-Din Intensive program runs from January to mid-December every year.

Yes, Madina Institute is provisionally registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training until 31 December 2021 as a private higher education institute under the Act Registration Certificate No. 2018/HE08/001

Students accepted to the program requiring accommodation in Cape Town must request and complete the Accommodation Requirements form.

The Madina Institute will facilitate for these needs accordingly and be in close contact with the student to ensure all their needs are met, insha’Allah. Accommodation will be conveniently close to the campus and available on request.

Standard rates will be forwarded to students. Keep in mind that rates vary, depending on the type and location of accommodation requested/needed by the student.

After applying & acceptance into the program, students requiring accommodation in Cape Town should request and complete an Accommodation Requirements form.

After applying & acceptance into the program, students requiring financial assistance may receive & complete the Bursary Application form and provide all information requested that would support the application.

Yes. The Madina Institute has partnered with Vision Medical Suite of Cape Town to offer free & low-cost basic day-to-day medical care for students. However, it is advised that a student obtain more comprehensive personal medical insurance either upon arrival to Cape Town, or from their country of origin. For more details, feel free to contact us at or call +27 21 421 9027/8.

Please note that Visa application processes & conditions do vary according to the country of origin and personal circumstances. Upon acceptance to the program, the student should contact their local embassy for Visa requirements. At any rate, the Madina Institute will do everything needed from our end to facilitate this process, whether by providing a letter as proof of acceptance to the school/institute, application number from the Department of Higher Education (South Africa), or other documentation as necessary, insha’Allah.

Yes. The Madina Institute views Islamic education as a priority for all Muslims and as such will ensure that sisters are comfortable and feel welcome at our institute. Single female students coming from out of town will also have options for comfortable, secure housing accommodations made available.

Should you have any queries please contact us:

Prefer speaking to someone? Email us or call us on 021 421 9027

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