University of Innsbruck

Master’s Programme
Islamic Religious Education

The Master’s Degree Programme in Islamic Religious Education offers a thorough education in Islamic theology and teaching religious education. Graduates are qualified for work in the field of education and pastoral care.

Master's Programme: Islamic Religious Education

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Please note: the language of instruction for this programme is German.


Master of Arts (MA)

4 semesters/120 ECTS-Credits

Mode of Study


Bachelor's Programme Islamic Religious Education or equivalent, language certificates

Information on the curriculum

The right degree for me?



  • gain thorough knowledge for presenting Islam contemporarily and professionally
  • acquire sound competencies in intercultural and interreligious dialogue
  • gain qualifications to work in education in schools and other educational institutions
  • acquire specialised knowledge in Islamic theology and teaching pedagogy and their methods
  • become perceptive regarding topics in gender research
My career

My career

My career opportunities

  • become a religious education teacher for Grade 1 to 12 (employed by the Islamic community)
  • employment in the context of the Islamic community of faith and outside of it, which requires education in theology and teaching religious education

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