Univ. Prof. Dr., Head of Islamic Theological Studies at the University of Vienna
Biograhpy: 1981 – 1982 College in Krefeld; Qualification of Advanced Level of Education to meet Germany’s matriculation standard Examinations at the College of Köln to be admitted to the degree of Social Sciences; 1984 – 1988 degree of Social Studies at the College of Esslingen; 1990 – 1992 Degree of political science at the Universities of Tübingen and Stuttgart, Qualification: Political Scientist- Educationalist MA,; 1992- Private lecturer at the Adult Education Center; 1994- Head of the Institute of Muslim Education (Institut für islamische Erziehung); 1996-PhD at the University of Klagenfurt, Topic: “Religious education of muslim children in Austria and Germany”. Qualification: “Doctor of Philosophy”; 1997 – 2003-Lecturer at the Teacher-training college of Ludwigsburg; 2003-2006- Head of the department of the Institute of Muslim Religious Education in Vienna; 2006-2017 University Vienna, Head of Islamic Education and Institute for Islamic Studies; 2017- Head of Islamic Theological Studies at the University of Vienna
Scientific works: Religion and Violence: Wiesbaden:Springer(2017); Muslimische Diversität- Wiesbaden: Springer(2017); Islamische Seelsorge -Eine Empirische Studie am Beispiel Österreichs, Wiesbaden: Springer (2015); Islam and Citizenship Education. Wiesbaden: Springer (2015); Imame und Integration. Wiesbaden: Springer (2015); Islamic Education in Secular Societies, Frankfurt: Peter Lang(2013); Muslima Theology, Frankfurt: Peter Lang (2013).