Professor Dr. Md. Shahidul Islam Nuri
The Department of Da’wah & Islamic Studies is the first four oldest departments of Islamic University. The department,presently , is under the faculty of Theology & Islamic Studies.Though according to Islamic University Act-1980 it was under the faculty of Islamic and Comparative religion.It started functioning at the very inception of the University in 1985.Class started in 1986 .The present chairman of the department is Professor Dr. Md. Shahidul Islam Nuri . Founding Chairman was Professor Dr.Abu Bakr Rafique Ahmed- a renowned educationist hailed from Chittagong and Pro-vice chancellor of International Islamic university of Chittagong,Bangladesh,who joined this department after leaving Arabic department of Chittagong University and obtained Ph.D. from Malaysia.