Barriers of confronting intellectual extremism in saudi universities from the point of view of postgraduate students

Keywords: Barriers, Intellectual extremism, University.


This study aims to identify the barriers facing Saudi universities in confronting intellectual extremism from the point of view of their postgraduate students. To achieve the objective of the study, a purposive sample of 133 postgraduate students in Saudi universities was selected. The study followed the descriptive survey method, through a questionnaire prepared by the researcher to collect information related to the study. The results of the study showed a number of barriers facing Saudi universities to confront the intellectual extremism, which came as follows: the weakness of activating the role of the intellectual awareness unit at the university, the absence of courses topics dealing with the phenomenon of intellectual extremism, the weakness of legislation on negative intellectual phenomena, the poor means of purposeful entertainment in universities, and the weakness of the complementary relationship between the university and society. At the end of the study, the researcher presented a number of recommendations and suggestions that will help Saudi universities to carry out their role and duties with regard to confronting intellectual extremism among their students.


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Mubarak Aldosari, Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.

Dr., Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, College of Education in Alkharj, Saudi Arabia.


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How to Cite
Aldosari, M. (2022). Barriers of confronting intellectual extremism in saudi universities from the point of view of postgraduate students. Amazonia Investiga, 11(60), 62-74.
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