The Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies investigates the plurality, changeability, and global connectedness of Muslim cultures and societies past and present. In a systematic and comparative way, the Graduate School examines concepts, practices, and institutions variously understood as Islamic. Its area of study includes Muslim societies in the Middle East, Africa and Asia as well as Muslim communities in Europe and North America.
Anthropology, Arabic Studies, Asian and African Studies, Comparative Ethics, Geography, History, Islamic Studies, Political Science, Turkology
Graduate School funded by Excellence Initiative
Freie Universität Berlin; Institute of African and Asian Studies, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin; Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin; Museum for Islamic Art, Berlin; Bayreuth International Graduate School for African Studies, University of Bayreuth; Aga Khan University, London/Karachi
15 doctoral candidates per year; 11 scholarships