The Alliance of Islamic Communities in Northern Germany is an association of 17 mosques in Hamburg, Germany. The Alliance includes Muslims from around the world. The Alliance is a Muslim umbrella organization, with the Islamic communities and Muslims supported in their worship. In addition to offering daily prayers in the mosques, children, adolescents and adults are instructed in the Koran and in Islamic practice. The mosques are open daily for visitors and there is both a long-standing dialogue with non-Muslims, as well as an inner-Islamic cooperation in the Shura, the Council of the Islamic communities in Hamburg.