Islamic Studies

41.03.03In english and russian

Level of education Bachelor

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 4 years

Main courses
  • Introduction to Asian and African Studies
  • Arabic
  • Islam: History, Culture, Practice
  • Geography of Islamic Countries
  • Culture and Ethnography of Islamic Countries
  • Islam in Russia
  • History of Islamic Countries
  • English / German / French
  • Asian and African Religions
  • Medieval Literature of the Islamic World
  • History of Islamic Law
  • Shia Islam
  • Persian
  • Islamic Art
  • Introduction to the Quran Studies
  • History of Islamic Legislative Thought
Our advantages

The programme trains experts with the requisite professional skills, including cultural and linguistic ones corresponding to their major. Graduates are ready to conduct research, educational teaching, and organisational and managerial activities in the field of the language, history, and culture of Islam.  The programme provides assistance in: strengthening Russian identity; preservation and development of ethnocultural and religious diversity of the peoples of Russia; and civic culture of communication.

International relations
  • The University of Michigan (the USA)