Established in 1993, the Al-Mahdi Institute is committed to providing an open platform for critical Muslim scholarship through its education, research and outreach initiatives.
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Located in the heart of Selly Oak, Birmingham, AMI offers a wide range of newly refurbished properties. Surrounded by 4.5 acres of serene, picturesque gardens, a short walk from the University of Birmingham and just a stone’s throw away from the hustle and bustle of a high street; why not enjoy living in this secure gated community here at Al-Mahdi Institute?
AMI Library supports the vision and mission of Al-Mahdi Institute to be a leading centre of excellence, contributing to Muslim religious scholarship and learning. It houses one of the largest collections of its kind in Europe, in excess of 20,000 titles in Arabic, English, Persian and Urdu. Its holdings showcase specialist collections pertaining to the Islamic Studies’ disciplines.
Situated across 4.5 acres of picturesque land, the Institute is a multi-purpose building designed to facilitate AMI’s Education, Research and Outreach activities. With state-of the-art classrooms equipped with the latest audio-visual systems, multi-purpose conference rooms with full AV facilities, the specialist AMI library holding over 20,000 books in multiple languages and a historic 19th century multi-faith chapel, students can be sure to benefit from this unique, intellectual and spiritual hub for growth.
Students can take advantage of our quiet study spaces, a common room for recreational activities, a fully-equipped gym and of course, the vast AMI gardens perfect for admiring nature at its best.