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University Courses in Arabic and Islamic Studies in South Africa

  • Department of Foreign Languages - University of the Western Cape - The Department of Foreign Languages at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Arabic.

  • Department of Religion Studies - University of Johannesburg - The UJ Department of Religion Studies focuses on diverse religions including Christianity, Islam, Judaism, African and Eastern religions.  All of these faith traditions have for millennia, in their own unique way articulated the human search for meaning and continue to do so. In order to ful...

  • Department of Religious Studies - University of Cape Town - The courses in Islamic Studies at UCT are divided into: Classical and contemporary Islamic thought Modern issues in culture and identity Particular courses envisaged are: Studies in the Qur'an, Islamic spirituality, Islam and gender, Muslim societies and Islam in Africa. T...

  • University of KwaZulu-Natal - Certificate in Islamic Law - The Certificate in Islamic Law is a multi disciplinary programme of the Faculty of Law and Faculty of Humanities. It commenced in 2004 at the former University of Durban-Westville.. This course aims to equip students with knowledge on a wide spectrum of Islamic legal issues in order to create a b...



Latest News & Updates for University Courses in Arabic and Islamic Studies in South Africa

Scholarships and Fellowships on Islam, African Publics and Religious Values (Closing Date Extended)

Published by Department of Religious Studies - University of Cape Town on Thursday, 24 November 2011
We have decided to extend the closling date for applications. If you are interested in applying, please send your application to Nabowayah Kafaar at the details below:

The Centre for Contemporary Islam
Department of Religious Studies
University of Cape Town
Private Bag
Rondebosch
7701

Contact the CCI:
Phone: 021 650 3889 (09h00—13h00)
Email: Nabowayah Kafaar

Scholarships and Fellowships on Islam, African Publics and Religious Values

Published by Department of Religious Studies - University of Cape Town on Friday, 4 November 2011

Students are invited to join a research project dedicated to an in-depth and comparative study of Muslim Publics in Africa. Successful candidates will be expected to conduct research in South Africa, Tanzania or Ghana. (Closing Date 15 November 2011)

More information on the Project

UJ Islamic studies grows

Published by Voice of the Cape on Friday, 23 September 2011
The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is now welcoming applications for the BA Hons, MA and PhD programs in the Study of Islam and Arabic. According to Prof Farid Esack, head of the Department of Religion Studies, UJ offers the best Honours Program in the Study of Islam in South Africa. And to ensure this high standard, the department brings in among the world's finest scholars to work with their students.

"In the coming year, we will significantly expand our Masters of Arts (MA) intake with 10 students and also expand our PhD Program. In addition, we will be taking on two Post-Doctoral Fellows. UJ is a genuinely exciting place to be - a place of critical and socially relevant scholarship with a serious commitment to public intellectual engagement," he said.