Imam Ilir Aliji is the head Arabic instructor at Al-Hirz Institute. By the mercy of Allāh, Imām Ilir has been able to travel in pursuit of knowledge to the lands of Yemen, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. While studying abroad, he was blessed to study at the feet of some of the most esteemed scholars of our time. He received various Ijāzat in the sciences of Ḥadith, Arabic, ʿAqīdah and many other texts. Imām Ilir holds a B.A. in Islamic Creed from KIU in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as well as two diplomas in the Arabic Language and Islāmic Studies from the prestigious Imām Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University. He is also a graduate of the Ilmiyyah program from Al-Hirz Institute.
Some of the teachers and scholars whom he studied and benefited from are: Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan, Shaykh Salih Al-Luhaydan, Shaykh Salih Al-Usaymi, Shaykh Sad Al-Shithri, Shaykh Abdul Aziz Ali Al-Shaykh, Shaykh Nasir Al-Barrak, Shaykh Ahmed Hamid Al-Shihab, Shaykh Saad Hassanein, Shaykh Okasha Kemeny, Shaykh Ahmet Jafar Hoxha