College of Islamic Studies (CIS) | HBKU

Continuously breaking new ground in the field of Islamic studies.

The College of Islamic Studies (CIS) fuses solid academic Islamic grounding together with contemporary social sciences in its institutional values, curricula, teaching platforms, and research endeavors.

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CIS is the home of scholars and students who are committed to a rooted revival of Islam and appreciate its diverse applications in life.

Islam is both a religion and a civilization with its distinct worldview, knowledge system, and value structure. This is what makes it a driving force in history and in today’s world in many important areas, including being the fastest growing religion in the present world. CIS is the home of scholars and students who are committed to study Islam from the perspective of diverse disciplines, and furthermore contribute to its rooted revival. With its international and interdisciplinary academic environment, unique architecture, and outstanding facilities, CIS offers an enjoyable, stimulating, and motivating experience to study and to learn. Students will find themselves immersed in an education that is comparative, critical, applicable, and most importantly rooted in rich Islamic knowledge traditions.

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Master of Arts in Islam and Global Affairs

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Master of Arts in Applied Islamic Ethics

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Master of Arts in Contemporary Islamic Studies

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Master of Science in Islamic Art, Architecture and Urbanism

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Master of Science in Islamic Finance

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PhD in Islamic Finance and Economy