Between the 25th September and 2nd October, the Istanbul Foundation for Science and Culture (Istanbul, Turkey) organized an Islamic research study trip for Ukrainian academic researchers. The religious-studies oriented group attended a series of seminars and lectures facilitated by Foundation. Such experts as Prof Dr. Ismail Latif Hacinebioglu of Istanbul University, Rector of Ibn Haldun University Prof. Dr. Recep Senturk, Prof. Dr. Suleyman Derin, Prof. Dr. Alparslan Acikgenc and Prof. Dr. Muhammad Said Bilal gave lectures on Islam and Philosophy, Islamic Education in the Ottoman Period, Islam and Sufism, Concept of Knowledge in Islam, the Human Rights and Islam by the professors respectively. Ukrainian researchers also made the reports on related topics. Within the framework of study trip Ukrainian group also visited several historical buildings and mosques in order to get an anthropological experience of being among Muslims and observe directly their religious practices.
Islam, Islamic Studies, Said Nursi, Sufism, summer school