The Arabic word "madrasa" translates to mean school. In the Islamic religion, madrasas are important centers for learning not only about Islam, but about secular subjects as well. The history of madrasahs is extensive, and madrasas are utilized as centers of learning throughout the world.
madrasah, ( Arabic: “school”: ) Turkish Medrese, in Muslim countries, an institution
of higher education. The madrasah functioned until
the 20th century as a theological seminary and
law school, with a curriculum centred on the Qurʾān.
In addition to Islāmic theology and law, Arabic grammar
and literature, mathematics, logic, and, in some cases,
natural science were studied in madrasahs.
Instruction usually took place in a courtyard
and consisted primarily of memorizing textbooks
and the instructor’s lectures. The lecturer issued
certificates to his students that constituted permission
to repeat his words