The goal of organizing the international course on “Mysticism and Sufism in Islam and Iran” is to provide a general introduction of Islamic Mysticism and Sufism and its different perspectives in Iran and will cover a range of topics.
The First International Intensive Course Introducing Moderate Islam and Takfiri Islam aims to discuss the view of moderate Islam regarding diversity of beliefs, human and women's rights, Islamophobia and terrorism as well as introducing present deviant factions
The entire fee of the program including accommodation, food, domestic transportation, tickets of tourist sites are supplied by the sponsoring institutions, and the participants are only required to pay for their flight, visa, and a registration fee of 135 Euros.
This workshop is designed to provide participants with the foundational knowledge, spiritual understanding, and critical thinking skills required to understand Shi’ism in the contemporary world.
Shi’a Intensive Course comprises of 3 parts as follow:
URD,s Intensive Course on Shi’a Studies (Vienna, 2018)
The 6th international short-term course on Shi'ism which started on February the 20th at the University of Religions and Denomination hosting professors and researchers from 5 continents ended on February 26th.
The movie "The Holy Cast" was screened at the University of Religions and Denominations.
Visiting the University of Religions and Denominations, a French group consisting of 70 highly educated people participated in a meeting and posed their questions regarding the University, Islam, Shi'a, Quran and other issues on March 12th.
Hojjat-ul-Islam-val- Moslemin Dr. Seyyed Abul-Hasan Navvab, the president of the University, hosted ambassador of Australia on Wednesday 26th of April. Ian Biggs, who has previously been an ambassador to Turkey and Saudi Arabia, expressed his happiness for having the chance to visit this University.
"Consequences of modernity for religiosity; critical study of Charles Taylor's views" session was held presenting Dr. Vahid Sohrabi Far's lecture on May 10th.
Francois Senemaud, French ambassador to Iran visits the University of Religions and Denominations and meets Hojjat-ul-Islam-val- Moslemin Dr. Seyyed Abul-Hasan Navvab, the president of the University.
URD President, Hojjat-ul-Islam-val- Moslemin, Dr. Seyyed Abul-Hasan Navvāb issued a Christmas message on Christmas Eve, congratulating the Christian.
In a scientific workshop at URD, Religions in Pre-Islam Arabia were surveyed by a German professor coming from the University of Berlin.
Being held at the University of Religions and Denominations (URD), from August 22nd to Sep 2nd, the third international short-term course of Shiite studies ended.
In order to put the mutual scientific and research MOUs into practice, the heads of the universities of URD and Pontifical Lateranense held a joint meeting again.
Christian Funke, department member of Islamic Studies from the University of Heidelberg, holds a ten-session course on:
Dr. Nihof, who is a faculty member of the Free University of Berlin, holds an eight-session course on
Late Greek Antiquity and Early Islam
Head of Vatican Pilgrimage Office visited the University of Religions and Denominations to enhance religious and cultural cooperation.
Having obtained the approval of Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution, URD, s Center for Studies on Religions and Denominations
The University of Religions & Denominations, the first of its kind in Iran, is an offshoot of the Islamic Seminary established to train experts and conduct research in these very fields. While striving to introduce Islam in the light of the teachings of the Holy Prophet’s Household ... more