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Studying Islam and Muslim Societies & Cultures

Supporting Research and Teaching in Islamic Studies at Stanford

Working within and across academic disciplines and world regions, our faculty explore the religion of Islam in all its internal complexity and in diverse social and cultural contexts.  To enrich Stanford students’ exposure to the study of Islam at all levels, we promote  coursework, administer grants, and coordinate an undergraduate specialization as part of Global Studies minor.


Undergraduate Minor

Stanford undergraduates may minor in Global Studies with a specialization in Islamic Studies.

Office Hours

Interested in courses, research, jobs in Islamic Studies? Set up an appointment with Associate Director Zack Al-Witri.



  • Language Study
  • Field work
  • Internships
  • Study Abroad


Graduate Students

  • Language Study
  • Field work