Current Projects

The Economy of Sacred Spaces in Durban

Directors: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Berner, Dr. Magnus Echtler, Dr. Franz Kogelmann, PD Dr. Asonzeh Ukah
Editing time: 2010-2011; 2013-2015
Sponsorship: DFG

Graduate Studies Research Group “Contemporary Muslim Cultures”

Directors: Prof. Dr. Christoph Bochinger, Prof. Dr. Paula Schrode
Head of Research Group: PD Dr. Robert Langer
Editing time: 2013-2016
Sponsorship: Federal Ministry for Education and Research / Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)

The Federal Ministry for Education and Research sponsors a graduate studies research group in religion on the topic of “Contemporary Muslim Cultures” at Bayreuth University in cooperation with the new research groups at the Department for Islamic Studies at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (Department für Islamisch-Religiöse Studien an der Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg). The research group started work in April 2014.


The Role of Religions in the Establishment of Values in Switzerland.

Synthesis project II of the National Research Programme 58 "Religions, the State, and Society" of the Swiss National Science Foundation

Director: Prof. Dr. Christoph Bochinger
Editing time: 2012-2015
Sponsorship: Swiss National Science Foundation

Details (in German)

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