This certificate is designed to help students gain knowledge in the specialization of Islam and Politics. Students will be able to identify the main concepts and theories of Islamic political thought such as; political equality and political values.
The courses will introduce the student to the various aspects of the complex relationship between Islam and politics. They offer a comprehensive view of this relation that covers historical and contemporary events as well as theoretical and practical developments. They further explore the issue of the dualities of civil-military and religious-secular dichotomy across the Al sharq region. Thus, students will be better equipped and encouraged to critically analyze and understand the changes concerning Islam and Politics in the region.
Students should complete 4 courses out of 6 to receive a specialization certificate in Islam and Politics.