University of Oxford - Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) - Visiting Fellowships

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Intended as supplementary support for any other source of funding. Tenable from October 1 for 9 months, though shorter periods are considered.

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Applications would normally be scholars or writers at the postdoctoral or equivalent level, but senior researchers are also eligible.

The Centre has developed an international network of personal and institutional contacts to enable liaison, dialogue and exchange between the Islamic and Western worlds of learning. Protocols of academic cooperation exist between the Centre and many institutions worldwide, facilitating the exchange of scholars and researchers. The Centre's programme of Visiting Fellowships and Scholarships plays a key role in these international activities. Since its inception in 1987 the programme has brought to Oxford scholars and students from more than forty countries in Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe. 

Visiting Fellowships are awarded annually to enable scholars or writers to spend an extended period of  independent study and research at Oxford. The following Fellowships are established at the Centre:

The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies is a Recognized Independent Centre of the University of Oxford. It was established in 1985 to encourage the scholarly study of Islam and the Islamic world. HRH The Prince of Wales is the Patron of the Centre. It is governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of scholars and statesmen from different parts of the world, alongside representatives of the University of Oxford.

Last Updated On: 2017-11-10

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