The program offered core courses and seminars in Sunna, Islamic History and Civilization, Methods in the Study of Islam, Qur’an, Seminar on Islamic Finance, Islamic Jurisprudence, Cotemporary Islamic Thought, Islam and Science, and Islamic Reform Movements. Instructors of the courses and seminars included Prof. Mahmoud Ayoub, Prof. John Voll, Prof. Jasser Auda, Prof. Jonathan Brown, Prof. Ermin Sinanović, Prof. Ihsan Bagby, Dr. Emad Shaheen, Dr. Imad-ad-Dean Ahmad, and Dr. Yaqub Mirza.
The students also engaged in research work that culminated in research papers which they presented at the end of the program. Four students were selected for outstanding performance and achievement by a panel of judges from IIIT and offered a full year, non-resident Research Fellowship at IIIT. The research fellowships will allow the students to pursue research at IIIT, attend selected academic conferences, seminars and panels and receive a complimentary subscription to the American Journal of Islamic Social Science (AJISS).
The recipients of the Research Fellowships were:
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