Worldwide organization of Muslim student associations founded in Indiana in 1966. Provides direction to various student movements, steering them toward rejuvenation of Muslim thought. Provides continuing education to membership. Encourages women to participate in the Islamic movement. Helps to develop private enterprise through provision of loans and expertise to small businesses. Active in providing relief and reconstruction help in places where natural disasters have occurred. Publishes Islamic literature in more than eighty languages, making the works of Islamic thinkers available to a broad audience. Active in promoting human rights throughout the world. Maintains close ties with other international Islamic umbrella organizations.