Department of Islamic Jurisprudence focuses on examination of Islamic law institutions and the provisions of Islamic law, which based on Qur’an and Sunnah and to present solution to the problems of society related to Islamic law. The program aims students’ being able to understand and evaluate the basic literature of Islamic law and to make comparisons between the knowledge of Islamic law and concept of other legal systems. The program also focuses on courses focusing on authentic, objective, and research-based field studies related to the central issues in Islamic Jurisprudence. The courses are related to three main subjects which are history of Islamic Law (fiqh), methodology of Islamic Law (usul al-fiqh), and comparative Islamic Law. Through these courses, students are exposed to the primary sources of Islamic Jurisprudence, the prominent schools of fiqh that emerged throughout the history of Islamic Jurisprudence, the pioneering figures of these schools and their contributions to Islamic Jurisprudence, and the general characteristics of these schools. Ahmet Esat Arsebük, Sabri Şakir Ansay, Şakir Berki, Abdülkadir Şener, Esat Kılıçer, Osman Keskinoğlu, Selahattin Eroğlu and İbrahim Çalışkan, who was the head of the Islamic Jurisprudence department between 1995-2019, are among the well-established scholars in the field who have contributed to the enrichment of the department over its history.


Members of this department are as follows:

Prof. Şamil DAĞCI (Head of Department)

Prof. Osman TAŞTAN

Assoc. Prof. Oğuzhan TAN

Assist. Prof. Hadi Ensar CEYLAN

Res. Asst. Kamil ÇALIŞKAN

Res. Asst. Gamze ARSLAN

Res. Asst. Alime ÇELİK

Lect. Feyzi KAPLAN

Lect. Hatice ALSAÇ