The programme is designed for European graduate students majoring in Islamic studies, humanities or the social sciences and who are interested in developing their knowledge and expertise in the topics listed here. The programme will also provide an opportunity for participants to present and discuss their particular research in workshops. During the course of the programme, participants will complete a total of 80 hours of direct research and instruction and will receive a certificate of attendance from the organisers and the International University of Sarajevo. In addition to Sarajevo, participants will visit Mostar and Srebrenica.

Food and accommodation for participants will be covered by the organizers. There is a limited number of scholarships available to cover travel expenses for the students who cannot find funding from other sources. Students should have their own health insurance coverage. The organizers do not provide health – or any other form – of insurance to students.

Attendance by Registration only. Places are limited. The program will be held in English. Those interested, and competent in English, should complete and submit the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM no later than 15 May 2016.


Muslims in Europe: Challenges of Pluralism

Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, 10 – 24 August 2016

For any further information please contact:

Mirnes Duranovic

Project Manager, Center for Advanced Studies

Tel. +387 33 716 042 Mobile: +387 61 330 035



Dr. Ahmet Alibašić

Dr. Fathi Malkawi

Dr. Ermin Sinanović

Dr. Fikret Karčić

Dr. Jonathan Brown

Dr. Jorgen S. Nielsen

Dr. Yaqub Mirza

Dr. Ziauddin Sardar

Dr. Omar H. Kasule

  • Approaching the Qur’an and the Sunnah
  • Research Methodology for Islamic Sciences and Studies
  • Faith Based Business
  • Islam in Europe
  • Muslims in the Contemporary West: Challenges of an Encounter
  • Islam and Major Themes in Contemporary Western Thought
  • Major Themes in Contemporary Islamic Thought
  • Crisis of Islamic Civilization
  • Islamic Worldview and Predicament of Modern Man
  • Futures Studies in Postnormal Times
  • Bio Ethics: An Islamic Perspective


Organised by

IIIT London Office

Institute for Epistemological Studies Europe, Brussels

and Centre for Advanced Studies, Sarajevo

In cooperation with

The Fairfax Institute, USA

Hosted by

The International University of Sarajevo