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...
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The Centre for Contemporary Islam
Department of Religious Studies
University of Cape Town
Contact the CCI:
Phone: 021 650 3889 (09h00—13h00)
Email: Nabowayah Kafaar
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)
"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.