Courses



Elective modules covering 50 ECTS-Credits are to be passed in a specialisation in Islamic Theology or Islamic Religious Education.
Elective Modules (50 ECTS-Credits)
-By passing elective modules 1 to 7, the specialisation Islamic Theology is passed. -By passing elective modules 8 to 14, the specialisation Islamic Religious Education is passed.
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Elective Module 3: History of Islam and Reform Theology in the Islamic World (6 ECTS-Credits; 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students are able to explain the main features of the different epochs of Islamic history from the disintegration of the Abbasid Empire to the reform movements in the 19th and 20th centuries. They have differentiated knowledge of the Islamic reform movements in the 19th and 20th centuries. They are able to explain the socio-economic and political influences on the development of the modern Islamic world.
Elective Module 4: Islamic Spiritual Guidance, Medical and Bioethics and Project Development (10 ECTS-Credits; 6 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students are able to discuss special and current medical and bioethical issues on the basis of different Islamic theological approaches and to develop solutions. They can distinguish and reflect on training concepts and specific fields of action in Islamic spiritual guidance. They can independently develop and implement projects in the context of spiritual guidance, medical and bioethics, adult education and community work.
Elective Module 5: Educational Work in the Community (7 ECTS-Credits; 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of compulsory modules 3, 13 and 14
Learning Outcome: Students have advanced knowledge and practical experience in the professional field of Islamic community work. They are able to bring their acquired competences to fruition for the mosque and community life in an innovative way.
Elective Module 6: Qur'anic Arabic (7 ECTS-Credits; 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: The students have advanced knowledge of the (Qur'anic) Arabic language. They are able to read and interpret classical and modern Qur'an commentaries in the original and to make them fruitful for Islamic theology.
Elective Module 7: History of Ideas in Islam (8 ECTS-Credits; 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: The students are able to present and critically discuss the influence of new theories and systems of thought of contemporary movements in Islamic philosophy on other disciplines of Islamic theology. They can explain and critically analyse the institutionalisation of Islamic mysticism and its influence in the history of ideas.
Elective Module 10: Subject Didactics and Practical Training in Primary Schools (8 ECTS-Credits; 6 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive passed elective module 8
Learning Outcome: The students are able to design teaching and learning processes in the primary level in terms of subject didactics and to critically reflect on practical experiences independently. They can reflect on and expand their own pedagogical, didactical and theological spectrum of action as well as their professionalism.
Elective Module 11: Special Subject Didactics (7.5 ECTS-Credits; 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: The students are familiar with various Qur'anic and hadith didactic concepts and acquire competences in topic development from a didactic and subject-specific perspective. They are able to develop concepts relevant to teaching, taking into account relevant Qur'anic verses and hadiths for all school levels.
Elective Module 12: Spiritual and Aesthetic Education (8 ECTS-Credits; 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students are able to make spiritual educational approaches from Islamic mysticism fruitful for Islamic religious education. They can use and further develop aesthetic-creative and innovative forms of design for Islamic religious education.
Elective Module 13: Interreligious Learning and Project Development (6.5 ECTS-Credits; 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: The students know different approaches of interreligious learning and dialogue in plural societies and are able to transfer these in a gender-sensitive and differentiated way into school and non-school educational settings. They can independently develop and implement projects in the context of school and adult education.

Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).