Global Islamic Studies is a trans-disciplinary program that includes faculty from eight departments: Art and Architectural History, Classics, English, German Studies, Government, History, Religious Studies and Sociology.
At a time when Islam is widely misunderstood — and often thought of narrowly in terms of Arabs and the Middle East — our program offers student majors and minors a framework for studying Islam and the world’s Muslim communities in deep historical, comparative and global contexts. Our faculty have specialized experience in Western Europe, Russia, Turkey, Bosnia, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, North Africa and the Middle East.
- View a sample list of the various courses one might take in Global Islamic Studies program
- Meet the Global Islamic Studies faculty
GIS in the news
Connecticut College announces new Global Islamic Studies major. (March 4, 2015)