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.

On behalf of the Hessen Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts, Mathias Rohe, Islamic and legal scholar and director of EZIRE, has examined a possible influence of the Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DITIB) on the faith-oriented Islamic education in Hessen. Furthermore, Roh...

The conference “End(s) of Time(s)“, hosted by the IKGF Erlangen in cooperation with EZIRE, takes place from 11 December until 13 December 2017 in the seminar room of building D in the Hartmannstr. 14 in Erlangen. Scholars from different disciplines will discuss concepts of last judgement...

From the 25th until the 28th of November 2017, the 17th Munich Science Days will take place at the Theresienhöhe in Munich. Based on theme “Plans for the future: Research, Society, Hamas”, more than 300 scientists will present their research topics to the public. The EZIRE also participa...

How many Muslims live in the Principality of Liechtenstein – and since when? What does their religious daily life look like? And what challenges do they face? The new study Islam in Liechtenstein, compiled by Hüseyin İ. Çiçek, scientific researcher at EZIRE, in cooperation with the Liechtenste...


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