The Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies (RIIFS) was established in 1994 in Amman, Jordan, under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal.


To build sustained, engaged communities and regional and international partnerships among specialists including professionals and religious leaders.


Muslims and Christians shared the language, history, cultural and civilizational heritage, and distinguished among themselves in their religious affiliation only. Muslims and Christians lived side by side in a common life in harmony.

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Events & Activities

  • جلسة حوارية بعنوان:”كيف نتفكر بمستقبل العالم إسلاميا” مع الدكتور غسان المصري

    ضمن نشاطات برنامج الباحث الزائر، عقد المعهد الملكي للدراسات الدينية جلسة حوارية بعنوان:”كيف نتفكر بمستقبل العالم إسلاميا” مع الدكتور غسان المصري بمشاركة عدد من الباحثين والأكاديميين.والدكتور غسان المصري باحث


  • “Artists in Residence: Exploration of Arts, Humanity and Dialogue”

    This project aimed to spread a culture of peace, dialogue and non-violence through artistic activities by encouraging young artists


  • RIIFS received a delegation of students from different German universities

    The Royal Institute for Religious Studies on Thursday, March 28 welcomed a delegation of students from German universities:



  • Elie Maalouf and Hathemi Al Guesmi Concert

    The Royal Institute for Religious Studies, as part of the Anna Lind program for Intercultural Dialogue


  • HRH signing a letter addressed to the UN Security Council on a global

    A draft resolution called for an end to hostilities worldwide so that there could be a full focus on fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.


  • Prince Hassan receives ‘Peacemakers’ Award

    HRH Prince Hassan, RIIFS Chairman and president of the Arab Thought Forum, on Thursday received the “Peacemakers” Award, which is granted by the Hani Fahas Academy for Dialogue and Peace


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