Aims & Objectives


  • The Centre aims to be a world-class centre of excellence in research and Islamic studies
  • The Centre‚Äôs activities will focus on issues of significance and relevance to Islam and Muslims in the contemporary period with a special focus on the United Kingdom and Europe
  • The Centre will function as a source of expert advice for government, national and international organisations on matters related to contemporary Islamic issues
  • The Centre will establish international connections and develop research programmes that will advance international understanding of Islam, with particular focus on Islam and Muslims in the United Kingdom and Europe
  • The Centre will provide courses to help equip people with a better understanding of Islam for work within Muslim communities, such as schoolteachers, social workers, health professionals, business managers, community leaders and other professionals