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[The firsts in education !]


Nizamiye Medreseleri (1066), founded in Baghdad by Nizamulmulk, the vizier of the Great Selcuk Empire, is accepted as the first example of Islamic madrasah. Even though there had been similar education institutions in previous ages, Nizamiye Medreseleri have pioneered the modern universities as well since they have been the first to study various positive sciences from mathematics to astronomy among religious sciences. Again at the same period, students were given scholarships for the first time and administrative and financial autonomy was given to the madrasahs. Special importance was given to the libraries for education. This understanding that accepts librarianship as an important job was later accepted all around the world.