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Summer Institute for Islamic Studies

Explore the Academic Study of Islam in the Heart of the Muslim World

AUC Institute for Islamic Studies offers two, four-week programs taught by world-class faculty in the heart of Cairo, one of the most vibrant cities of the Muslim World.

Students will engage in daily exploration of Islamic themes, followed by intensive level-appropriate Arabic instruction, with more advanced students studying primary source texts set by the instructors of the content courses.

Weekends include cultural excursions to historical neighborhoods, religious sites, and guest lectures by Egyptian scholars.

Evening lectures are planned in partnership with the Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies.

Code Title and Content Date
 SAGI101 General Islamic Studies
Qur'an and Tafsir, Hadith, Islamic Law, Sufism
June 16 – July 12, 2019 
SAIL101  Islamic Law Program
Early Islamic Law, Case Law, Criminal Law, Post-Colonial Law
July 14 – August 8, 2019 

Program Fees: $2,500 Net

  • Tuition fees do not include bank transfer charges. 
  • Tuition fees are non-refundable.
  • Class Size: 20 - 25 Participants
  • Location: AUC Downtown Campus, Cairo, Egypt 
  • Accommodation: Cleopatra Hotel, Tahrir Square 
  • Applicants requiring waiving for accommodation fees can email to receive a $500 discount on fees.

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 The program will not be held liable for any information collected or circulated by any other entity 


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Application Deadline: May 1, 2019

Upon acceptance, a copy of the passport will need to be provided

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