SOAS University of London

Centre of Islamic Studies


The Centre has an active research programme, and a number of doctorate and MPhil degree students. Students benefit from our staff's wide-ranging expertise within the field of Islamic Studies, and our commitment to the creation of a supportive research environment. Theses recently completed or in their final stages include:

  • The Concept of Icjaz al-Qur'an
  • Rhetoric in Qur'anic Exegesis
  • Contemporary Islamic Thought
  • Religious Orthodoxy and the Formation of the Arabic Linguistic Tradition
  • Editions and Studies of Islamic Manuscripts
  • (Re)presenting Islam on Campus