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.
“With or without Asad? – The Turkish-Russian alliance is built on shaky ground” - a guest commentary by political scientist and EZIRE research assistant Hüseyin Çiçek in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung about the geopolitical interests of the Syrian Conflict and what the retreat of the US troops could chang...
Right before the local elections at the end of March "A New Party" is stirring in Turkey. Said to be behind the new center-right-party is former president and ally of Erdoğan Abdullah Gül, who, accoring to EZIRE researcher und expert on Turkish politics Hüseyin Çiçek, could have a real chance within...
From 2015 to 2018, researchers of the EZIRE were working as collaborators of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities for the working group "Islam in Bavaria".
Click here for the updated version (20/02/2019) of the brief assessment (in German).
To avoid misunderstandings or, better, to not even let them emerge - this is the goal of the newly launched and so far unique Islam consultancy in Bavaria. The consultancy is based at the Eugen-Biser-Foundation in Munich and also receives support from the Robert Bosch Foundation. Researchers from the Erlangen Center for Islam and Law in Europe EZIRE accompany the project scientifically.
What does Islam say about the existential questions of life? Is sex allowed before marriage? When does life begin? Which interventions in the body are allowed? The series "Thinking and Living Islam" deals with the big questions of Muslim everyday life in Germany and what the various Islamic currents...
On 30 January 2019 the first ever German symposium about clan criminality was held in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW).
EZIRE-director Mathias Rohe accepted the invitation of Herbert Reul (CDU), minister of the interior NRW, and spoke before the 400 attendees of the event.