06 September 2010, Monday, 14:04

The theological magistracy to be opened at the Russian Islamic University

author: news agency "Bashinform"

The opening of the magistracy on theology will become the main peculiarity of this school year at the Russian Islamic University in the city of Kazan, the news agency “Tatar-Inform” reports.

The University’s pro-rector Marat Gilmanov says it will be the first magistracy on theology among Islamic institutes of Russia. Before that the Russian Islamic University sent the students to the higher education institutions of Turkey, Malaysia and other Islamic countries. Now the holders of the master’s degree will be trained in Tatarstan and that allows educating the scientists, specializing in studying of Islam on the territory of Russia, since this religion has its own peculiarities here, as it is known.

The official site of the University reports the school year here will begin two week later than usual because of the repair works at the University. Besides, September 13 is the first workday after the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan.

themes: religion