The Islamic University College, Ghana is one of the private university in Ghana. It was established as a training institute for Islamic Theology and named the Ahlul Bait Islamic School. This was under the sponsorship of the Ahlul Bait Foundation of the Islamic Republic of Iran. It was granted accreditation provisionally in 2001 and finally in 2002. The Foundation has been in Ghana since early 1980s and has undertaken a number of projects in Health, Agriculture and Education in support of some poor and deprived communities in the country.