Welcome to the Erlangen Centre for Islam & Law in Europe
The Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe (EZIRE) conducts research and teaching about Islam and Muslim life in Europe from a multidisciplinary perspective. In addition to research and teaching, EZIRE also offers services such as trainings, consulting, expertise and expert opinions.
The Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BAdW) honours EZIRE Deputy Managing Director Dr Stephanie Müssig with the 2021 Peregrinus Foundation Award "for her significant research contribution to the empirically grounded understanding of Muslim beliefs and practices in Germany."
It is with great pleasure that we welcome Katja Thörner, Dominik Müller and Jan-Peter Hartung as new colleagues at the Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe (EZIRE).
In cooperation with the Centre for Human Rights Erlangen-Nuremberg (CHREN), EZIRE invites to a lecture by Dr Lutforahman Saeed on the topic: "Freedom of Religion in light of Islamic Law: Theory and Practice".
An article by Vatican News makes Islamic theology at German universities a subject of discussion. EZIRE founding director Prof. Mathias Rohe is interviewed about the current state, achievements, and possibilities of Islamic theology in Germany.
In an article on qantara.de, the founding rector of EZIRE, Prof. Mathias Rohe, comments on the recently launched two-year model project about the muezzin call in the city of Cologne.
The 47th annual conference of the African Law Association takes place on 12th and 13th November 2021 in cooperation with the Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe in Erlangen.
During the 27th DAVO Congress EZIRE Director, Prof. Mathias Rohe received the award for his achievements in the implementation of Islamic Theology in Germany, jointly offered by the Institute for Islamic Theology at the University of Osnabrück (Institut für Islamische Theologie IIT) and the Scientif...