M.Sc. The Islamic Area: Societies, Cultures, Mentalities

University of Bucharest

Tuition fee:
  • € 220 / Month (EEA)
  • € 220 / Month (Non-EEA)
Start date: October  2015
Credits (ECTS): 120 ECTS
Duration full-time: 24 months
Languages:
  • Romanian
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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The master's program in The Islamic Space: Societies, Cultures, Mentalities is designed as a multidisciplinary approach to a cultural area which is currently a topic of justifiably keen interest, but whose complex and often subtle connections with the Balkan area are seldom fully acknowledged.

Islam comprises a great variety of populations and cultures, both ancient and modern, speaking Arabic, Turkish, Farsi etc., shaped by centuries of multiple interactions in politics, history, trade and culture. This interaction has led to significant mutual influences and to the development of a shared space of civilisation which, apart from expected variation in language, society and culture, can be defined as an Islamic space.

Leaving aside the dominant religion, Islam, which creates the premises for a clearly defined community of values, Islamic cultures exhibit an outstanding complexity, due to their highly diverse heritages and historical experiences. The aim of this master's program is to introduce the students to a cultural space of remarkable richness and contemporary relevance.

Contents

Study Program

* Language and culture in Arab-Islamic civilization
* Islam, past and present
* Islamic mysticism - social and cultural echoes
* The cultural context of the Bible
* Characteristics and practices of everyday life
* Introduction to Arab/Turkish
* Introduction to Arab/Turkish
* Introduction to Arab/Turkish
* Language and culture in Arab-Islamic civilization
* Islam, past and present
* Islamic mysticism - social and cultural echoes
* The Coran and the Bible : issues in translation and interpretation
* Patterns of identity in the Arab-Muslim area
* Society and culture in the Ottoman Empire
* « Travelling words » : linguistic borrowings in the Islamic area
* Christian communities in Middle Eastern countries
* The Islam in Arab society
* Patterns of identity in the Arab-Muslim area
* Semitic languages and cultures in contact
* Christian communities in Middle Eastern countries
* Characteristics and practices of everyday life

Requirements

Following Romanias adhering to the European Union and in accordance with Law 316 from July 12, 2006, the citizens from the European Union as well as the citizens from the Swiss Confederation and the European Economic Region may study at Romanian Higher Education Institutions in the same conditions as Romanian students do, that is :

* They have to pass an entrance examination for all study levels ( Bachelor, Master, PhD), at the same dates and the same subjects as Romanian students.
* The study fees are the same as for Romanian students, to be paid in Romanian currency (Ron). The fees may be updated every year.
* The admission sessions usually are in July for Bachelor studies and in September for Master and PhD studies.
* The exact examination data are available at every faculty of the university (they might differ slightly from one faculty to another).

In order to register for the entrance examination at any of the faculties of the University of Bucharest, the file must contain the following documents:

* Certificate of equivalence of study documents
* High school diploma + school records, in original and endorsed copies
* Birth certificate, endorsed copy
* Health certificate
* Three photos size ¾
* Passport or any other ID, in copy
* Proof of payment for the examination taxes

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