Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World

Promoting a better understanding of contemporary Islam and the Muslim world

The Alwaleed Centre is an interdisciplinary research, teaching and outreach centre based at the University of Edinburgh. Learn more.

Learn more about the research interests and activities of the Alwaleed Centre's growing team.

Learn more about the Alwaleed Centre's diverse range of research projects and outreach initiatives.

The Alwaleed Centre delivers a rich programme of public events which are free and open to all.

Learn more about our unique master's programme - scholarships available for 2023/34.

Learn more about the ACN and how the Alwaleed Centre at the University of Edinburgh is part of this international network.

The Alwaleed Centre offers a number of Fellowships and Studentships focused on the contemporary Muslim world.