The Islamic Studies at Freie Universität Berlin conveys theory-based knowledge in the fields of history, religious practice, philosophy, politics, law, culture, and theology. It also explores broader issues such as gender and the patterns of perception of Muslim and non-Muslim actors in politics and law of the modern Islamic world and Islam in Europe and South Asia. We offer a master degree in Islamic Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin.
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- The research undertaken by the highly specialized disciplines in the Department of History and Cultural Studies is supported by different units. Deserving mention here are two Focus Areas of Freie Universität: the Dahlem Humanities Center (DHC) and the Center for Area Studies (CAS).
- DHC is the central hub of the many departments and activities in humanities research at Freie Universität, while CAS links together the area-specific expertise in the humanities and social sciences that is present at Freie Universität.
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Islamic Studies
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor’s degree in the history and culture of the Near East from Freie Universität Berlin or an equivalent degree that corresponds in terms of structure and content.
- Proof of Arabic language skills (writing: level C1 CEFR) and oral Arabic language skills (level B1 CEFR).
- Proof of English language skills (writing: level B2 CEFR) as well as written and oral Englisch language skills (level B2 CEFR) and the ability to read an additional foreign language used in international scholarly discourse (French, Spanish, Italian, or Russian) (level B2 CEFR).
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
Students do not pay any tuition fees, the university only charges semester fees and contributions each semester.
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