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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.

Dr. Hüseyin Çiçek, political scientist and research associate at the EZIRE, comments  on the election victory of the Turkish head of state Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Vorarlberger Nachrichten. Similar to the referendum on the introduction of the presidential system, the head of state did not achi...

In an article by Deutsche Welle, Mathias Rohe, Islamic scholar, lawyer and director of the EZIRE, explains that he sees a possible violation of the Human Rights Convention in the implementation of Austria's Islamic Law. As a step against "political Islam", the Austrian Government closes seven mos...

For the newspaper Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Dr. Hüseyin Çiçek, political scientist and research assistant at EZIRE, analyzes the announcement of the Turkish president Erdogan to antedate the parliamentary and presidential elections in Turkey by one and a half years. The new election date is set for ...

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Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe

  • Organization: Central scientific institution of FAU
  • Address:
    Bohlenplatz 6
    91054 Erlangen
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-26398
  • Fax number: +49 9131 85-26399
  • Email: joern.thielmann@fau.de
  • Prof. Dr. iur. Mathias Rohe, M.A., Richter am OLG a.D.
    • Phone number: +49 9131 85-22823
  • Dr. Jörn Thielmann
    • Phone number: +49 9131 85-22239, +49 9131 85-26398 (Sekr.)
  • Julietta Cheliotis
    • Phone number: +49 9131 85-26398