LUCIS Islam & Society

Go to: LUCIS Leiden University Centre for the Study of Islam and Society (in Dutch)

What is LUCIS?

The Leiden University Centre for the study of Islam and Society (LUCIS) is an interdisciplinary and interfaculty centre that brings together researchers from the Faculty of Humanities, the Leiden School of Law and the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The aim of LUCIS is to develop and strengthen teaching and research on Islam and Islamic societies. LUCIS also facilitates and contributes to public debate and policy making with regard to Islam.

LUCIS's aim is to strengthen Islamic studies in Leiden. LUCIS organizes lectures and symposiums on current research projects that target both specialists and stakeholders. LUCIS also brings together existing expertise into new research projects. LUCIS awards grants to young and senior members of academic staff for their research at Leiden University.


Visiting address
Witte Singel 25
Matthias de Vrieshof 4
Room 011 
2311 BZ Leiden
The Netherlands

Postal address
P.O.Box 9515
2300 RA Leiden
The Netherlands

Phone: +31 (0)71 527 26 28

E-mail address

Last Modified: 25-07-2011