Also at the University of Paderborn is now built with Federal funds, an Institute for Islamic theology. The Federal research Ministry announced on Friday, funded in Paderborn, additional professorships.
Since 2011, the Federal government had funded five centers at the universities in Erlangen-Nürnberg, Frankfurt am Main, Osnabrück and Tübingen. Previously, the Council had recommended to establish in addition to the Protestant and Catholic theology and religious studies to Islam and Judaism in public universities. This year, a new Central Institute for Islamic theology starts as reported at the Humboldt University in Berlin.
Uni had to first of all was your design
fix That Paderborn, like the Berlin establishment receives, in addition to the country funding from the Federal government, announced in November last year. There is a Seminar for Islamic theology exists already for 2016 so far, with a Junior professorship. Add a country-funded chair and further funded by the Federal government. Paderborn was awarded in the fall of 2018, unlike Berlin, but not yet a final award by the Federal Ministry of education and research. The University had to improve their design for the Development of the theology Institute.
Now it worked also in Paderborn; on Friday, the University celebrated the building of its Institute for Islamic theology with a ceremony. "In universities and schools, we need more trained in Germany and German-speaking Islamic scholars of the Religion," said Thomas Rachel, state Secretary at the BMBF, according to a notice from the Ministry. At the state universities, the religious, ethnic, and linguistic diversity of Muslims should be trained to be "better".
integration of Islam, Christianity and Judaism
Rachel handed over the official notice of Allocation over 2.3 million Euro, informed the Uni. A special feature of the new site should be "the close integration of the Islamic theologies with the Christian theologies and Jewish studies, but also with all other subjects in the faculty of cultural Sciences". The primary objective in Paderborn, teacher training courses in Islamic religious education.More about
Humboldt-Universität 5.5 million euros from the Federal government for the Berlin-based Islam-theologyAmory Burchard
For the now nationwide seven centres and for the "Academy for science and society" in Frankfurt, the BMBF place from 2011 to 2024, a total of approximately 52.5 million euros, it said. In 2017, founded the Academy, which is also supported by the Mercator Foundation, to network the locations of the Islam-theology, joint research projects and promote the Transfer in the company increase.