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Study Islamic Studies in Germany: 2 Universities with 2 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 02-21-2024 | Reading Time: 4 minutes

Islamic Studies is a comprehensive field that explores the religion, culture, history, and societies of the Islamic world. This discipline delves into the Quran, Hadith, Islamic law (Sharia), theology, and the rich cultural and intellectual traditions of Muslim communities. Students learn about the development of Islamic thought, the diverse expressions of Islam across different regions, and contemporary issues in the Muslim world. The curriculum includes the study of Arabic language, Islamic jurisprudence, and the impact of Islam on global affairs. Skills developed include critical thinking, cultural understanding, and analytical research. Graduates find opportunities in academia, diplomacy, international development, religious organizations, or cultural institutions, contributing to a deeper understanding and dialogue between Islamic and non-Islamic communities.

Overview

masters
2

Study Programs in English

universities
2

Universities

ranking
1

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Maximum:

€ 0 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between June 01 and September 15

Summer Semester

between and

View all 2 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Islamic Studies

#101-150Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
University of Göttingen

public University

No. of Students: approx. 28,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #119, QS World University Rankings #204

Tuition Fees

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0
0
0

2 English Degree Programs for Islamic Studies in Germany

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
50% local admission restriction (local NC)
0% no admission restriction
50% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

100% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
0% via uni-assist

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

6 (1 program )

Minimum:

78 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Maximum:

6 (1 program )

Maximum:

78 (1 program )

Maximum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

6 (1 program )

Maximum:

6 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

78 (1 program )

Maximum:

78 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Maximum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Program Features

4-4 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Beginning

Winter intake

100%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

0%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Islamic Studies

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University of Erfurt

public University · No. of Students: 6,100

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

University of Göttingen

public University · No. of Students: 28,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)