Current, main supervisor

2017 Newiger, Jana: Ethical Education in Early Ibadism. (Göttingen)

2016 Badri Abdel Hamied: Al Manfalūṭīs Leben und sein literarisches Lebenswerk. (Göttingen)

2015 Boccaccini, Enrico: Cross-Cultural Analysis of the Mirror of Princes Literatures from the Mediterranean Contact Zone. (Göttingen)

2014 Rida Khalil Rizek, Ali: Al-Qadīmān: An Analytical Study of Two Shī'ī Legal Thinkers. (Göttingen)

2010 Haggag, Mahmoud: Das Spannungsfeld von Sprache, Religion und Bildung im klassischen Islam: Ein Beitrag zur islamischen Ideengeschichte anhand der Werke Ibn Qutaibas. (Habilitation; Göttingen)

Successfully concluded, main supervisor

2017 Mauder, Christian: In the Sultans’ Salon: Learning, Religion and Rulership at the Mamluk Court of Qāniṣawh al-Ghawrī (r. 1501-1516). (Göttingen)

2015 Ahmad, Waleed: Pre‐Islamic Figures in the Quran and its: An investigation into the Intertextuality of Quranic Narratives.(Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Toronto)

2015 Willmers, Damaris: Beyond schools: Muḥammd b. Ibrāhīm al-Wazīr’s (d. 840/1436) “Epistemology of Uncertainty". (Göttingen)

2015 Elkot, Tarek: Die Methode Nöldekes hinsichtlich der chronologischen Anordnung der Suren und Verse des Korans in seinem Buch „Geschichte des Qurʾans. Eine analytisch-kritische Studie.(Göttingen)

2008 Geissinger, Aisha: Gendering the Classical Tradition of Quran Exegesis: Literary Representations and Textual Authority in Medieval Islam.Gender and Muslim Constructions of Exegetical Authority: A Rereading of the Classical Genre of QurʾānCommentary: in Brill’s series Islamic History and Civilization117.(Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Toronto)

2003 Lane, Andrew: Al-Zamakhshari (d. 1144 CE) and his Qur’an Commentary al-Kashshaf: A Late Muʿtazilite Scholar at Work. Published in 2005 in Brill’sTexts and Studies in the Qur’an (Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Toronto)

Member of PhD committee

2017 Emanadia, Arash: The Soul in the Afterlife. Individual Eschatological Beliefs in Zoroastrism, Mandaeism and Islam.(Göttingen)

2016 Elizabeth Agaiby: The Arabic Life of Antony Attributed to Serapion of Thmuis in Manuscripts of the Red Sea Monasteries. (Institute of Egyptology and Coptology, Göttingen)

2014 Elrfaay, Ali Ibrahim: The History of Ancient Israel in the Works of Julius Wellhausen and Yehezkel Kaufmann. (Faculty of Theology, Göttingen).

2014 Hegazy, Ossama: Applying communitarism via socio-semiotics for integrating Muslim-immigrants via adjusting mosques. (School of Arts, Weimar)

2013 Hassanein, Hamada: The Lexical Semantics of Antonymy in the Qur'an: A Linguistic Study. (Göttingen)

2012 Ghaemmaghami, Omid:Seeing the Proof: The Question of Contacting the Hidden Imam in Early Twelver Shīʿī Islam. (Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Toronto)

2011 Moazzen, Maryam: Education in Safawid Iran (Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Toronto)

2010 Rida, Nevin: Talut (Saul) in the Bible and the Quran: An Intertextual Reading. (Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Toronto)

2009 Rustom, Mohammed:Qurʾanic Exegesis in Later Islamic Philosophy: Mulla Sadra’s Commentary on the Fatihah. (Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Toronto).

2008 Kudsieh, Suha: Cultural Encounters Between East and West: Medieval Arabic Travel Accounts. (Comp. Lit. Dept., Toronto).

2007 Jayyusi-Lehn, Ghada: The Life and Career of the Caliph al-Muʿtasim (218-227AH/833-842 AD): A Problem in Islamic Historiography. (Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Toronto).

2006 Mas, Ruth: Margins of Tawhid: Liberalism and the Discourse of Plurality in Contemporary Islam. (Center for the Study of Religion, Toronto).

2006 Halabi, Edward: The Transformation of the Prophet Moses Festival (Jericho): From Local to Islamic and National Identity, 1516-1936. (Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations). (This dissertation won the 2007 MESA Dissertation Award)

2006 Abboud, Hosn: Mary, Mother of Jesus and the Qurʾanic Text: A Feminist Analysis of a Woman’s Narrative. (Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Toronto)

2000 Lowen, Arley:The Concept of Jawanmardi (manliness) and Its Historical Development in Iranian Literature and Society. (Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Toronto)