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.

Informing global debates about contemporary Islam and the Muslim world through pioneering research.

Working with a range of partners to encourage a better understanding of Islam and Muslim society.

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

The Alwaleed Centre launches a bold new Master's programme in September 2021 exploring the Globalised Muslim World and student bursaries are available.

We delighted to be offering the Hugh Goddard PhD Studentship in Inter-Religious Relations in a Globalised Muslim World for a January 2022 start.

Latest News from the Alwaleed Centre

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

Learn more about the Alwaleed Centre's growing team as well as its history, aims and vision.