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Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies

NISIS is a national research school for the study of Islam and Muslim societies.

NISIS functions as a prime hub for interdisciplinary scholarly exchange in the Netherlands, strengthening research and teaching cooperation between academics of different disciplinary backgrounds who study Islam and Muslim societies in all its variety and depth. NISIS reinforces and extends national and international networks of scholars by organising high-quality schools and network days, and thus it contributes to the education of new generations of scholars in the field.