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Islam in the Modern World (Theology and Religious Studies)

The Master's in Islam in the Modern World offers you an in-depth interdisciplinary academic framework to engage with topics and debates concerning Islam and modernity, both in Europe and the Muslim world.

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Studying Islam in contemporary society

The Master's in Islam in the Modern World provides advanced knowledge in the field of Islamic studies and insight into contemporary issues related to Islam. The programme offers a unique preparation for engaging with debates and policies concerning the processes defining the place of Muslims and Islam in modern societies, and is embedded in a broad range of research projects related to Islam in Europe, the historical tradition, reformism and modernity, as well as the history of Orientalism.

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An integrated, interdisciplinary approach

The programme offers a two-pronged approach that integrates perspectives from the humanities and the social sciences. Students can specialise in historical, religious and political aspects of Islam, and focus on qualitative research concerning the position of Muslims in modern society. Both approaches will be connected in courses focusing on the relationship between historical, religious and social issues.

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Islam in the Modern World is an accredited degree programme of Theology and Religious Studies. After successful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited Master’s degree in Theology and Religious Studies and the title Master of Arts (MA).

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Islam in the Modern World (Theology and Religious Studies)
Degree programme MA Theology and Religious Studies
Type Regular study programme
Mode Full-time, part-time
Credits 60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction English
Starts in September
CROHO code 60824