The Journal of Sharia Fundamentals for Specialized Researches

About the Journal :

The Journal of Sharia Fundamentals for Specialized Researches is published quarterly, it is designed for whoever researcher seeking welfare that is based on knowledge. It seeks to provide a platform for the excellent researchers to present and consider the values and themes of various religious and social sciences acquired by learning and practice. It aimed at becoming a meeting point and channel for researchers to publish their innovative works, with regard to the interpretation of Islamic Sharia sciences and its regulations and the enhancing of social sciences to become adequate programs that serve the human and society in a significant and neutral way.

Our mission is to maintain the efforts of researchers and their innovative works in Islamic Sharia sciences known for its human civilizational value, through which we can spread awareness among people and ensure respect and strength of Islamic identity in different scientific, cultural, and social environments.

Therefore, this journal is designed to serve as a platform to identify the various religious and social dimensions of knowledge, such as considering the Holy Quran as the foremost and fundamental source of Islamic rules followed by the Sunah (biography of the Prophet Mohammed Peace and Blessings be Upon Him) that explains and clarifies the Holy Quran, along with its affiliated Sharia studies on the individual and society, such as studies concerned with Ijtihad which focuses on the studying of modern issues and finding solutions to them.


This quantitative study discusses the level of awareness of human rights and self-confidence among students of Sultan Qaboos University. The problem of the study is the lack of a culture of human rights in Omani society in general, and students in particular. At the same time, human rights were absent from programs and curricula at all levels of education, as stated by the results of several studies. The objectives of the study; is to diagnose the degree of human rights’ awareness, and also the degree of self-confidence among Sultan Qaboos University students at the Sultanate of Oman. The researcher adopted the descriptive analytical method. The sample of the study reached (500) students out of the study population of (15) thousand students. The researcher prepared two scales for the study. The first scale to measure the human rights awareness, which included three components: emotional, cognitive and skill. The second scale to measures the self-confidence among students that include four components: self-reliance, decision-making, social aspects and academic aspects. The validity and reliability of the two scales were confirmed after they were presented to arbitrators, and through the survey study. The findings revealed that the degree of awareness of human rights was moderate, and that the level of self-confidence among the students was also moderate.