According to the Iranian Cultural Center in Russia, it is an initiative of Kamil Samigullin, the Mufti of Tatarstan.
The Religious Office of Tatarstan’s Muslims, Hudhur Publishing Center and the Russian Islamic Institute will cooperate in holding the courses.
Ten experts in Islamic studies and 15 Tatar language scholars are among the teachers of the series.
The free educational program will include three-month courses.
Tatarstan is a federal subject of the Russian Federation located in the Volga Federal District. Its capital is the city of Kazan.
Over 55 prcent of the estimated 3.8 million population in Tatarstan is Muslim.