Tibor Linke

Tibor Linke, M.A., Ass. iur.

Research Associate

FAU Research Centre Islam and Law in Europe (FAU EZIRE)

Bohlenplatz 6
90154 Erlangen

Office Hours

on appointment

Personal details

2019-2021 Legal clerkship at the district court of Aachen. Stations: Local Court (AG) Düren, Prosecution (StA) Aachen, Office for Law and Order of the City of Düren, Office Bogalski&Heck Düren, Administrative Court (VG) Aachen.
since 2017 Scientific Researcher at Erlangen Center for Islam and Law in Europe
2014 – 2017 Scientific Researcher at the Chair for Oriental Philology and Islamic Studies at the FAU Erlangen
2012 – 2014 Part-time scientific researcher at the Chair for Islamic Studies/ University of Bayreuth (Prof. Dr. Seesemann)
2009 – 2010 Study visit in Damascus (Faculty for Sharia and Faculty for Law)
2008 – 2012 Islamic and Arabic Studies with a Focus on Islam in Africa at the University of Bayreuth
2006 – 2015 Legal Studies at the Universities Augsburg and Bayreuth
2006 – 2007 Alternative Service Dar al-Sadaqa/ Foyer de l´Amitié in Zahle/Libanon


  • Introduction to Islamic Law
  • Historic Seminar with a focus on the caliphat of the ʿAbbāsids
  • Literature Class on Societal Structure in Western Africa
  • Literature Class on the topic of Urban Structure and construction patronage in Morocco (together with Dr. des. Georg Leube/University of Bayreuth)
  • Seminar in Religious Studies
  • Planning and Guidance of an Excursion to Beirut
  • Planning and Realisation of an Excursion to Andalusia
  • Historic Seminar

Research profile

  • History of Islam in Western Africa
  • Islamic Law in Theory and Practice