Wel­come to the Asso­ci­a­tion for Ara­bic and Islamic Law

We welcome you to the website of the “Society for Arab and Islamic Law e.V.” The association was founded in 1997 and has made it its mission to contribute to mutual understanding of the legal systems and legal practices of the European and Islamic regions, particularly the Arab world.

The association currently has approximately 200 members, including primarily legal professionals from research and practice, Middle Eastern Studies scholars, and students. Anyone interested in Arab and Islamic law can become a member. The annual membership fee is €60, or €20 for students. Those interested in the work of the “Society for Arab and Islamic Law e.V.” can contact the secretariat (info@gair.de), or other board members. On this website, you can find information about the association’s activities, publications, and current news regarding Arab and Islamic law. We would also like to draw your attention to the annual conferences on various topics.