Chair for Islamic Studies and Research
In order to enrich the academic resources of the university system for a deeper reflection on critical issues and to promote and facilitate insightful thinking on all issues connected with focus on knowledge generation with an inter-disciplinary perspective, the Yenepoya University has established the Chair for Islamic Studies and Research and was inaugurated by Mr. Y Abdulla Kunhi, Chancellor, Yenepoya University on 4th April, 2017. This chair will facilitate on all issues connected with focus on knowledge generation with an inter-disciplinary perspective specifically on Islam.
The Major objective of establishing this chair is to integrate and facilitate social, cultural, and scientific dimensions of Islamic practices into the teaching and research programmes of University and establish scientific basis for the Islamic practices through research at all levels including cellular, molecular and genetics. This chair will be involved in pursuing advanced studies in the field of Islam, especially Applied Studies in different fields including Health and Social Sciences. Renowned thinker, Islamic scholar and author of more than a dozen books on Islamic studies, Dr. Javed Jamil has been appointed as its Head.