Academic interest/research areas:
Islamic philosophy and theology, Sufism, Social ethics, Islamic aesthetics, Philosophy of religion, Soeren Kierkegaard, Interreligious theology, Comparative religions, Christian-Muslim dialogue, Balkan Muslims
2000-2002: Post. Doc. at the University of Copenhagen (Culture and Religious encounters in Denmark)
1996-2000: PhD - at the University of Copenhagen (Søren Kierkegaard in relation to Islam)
1989-1992: PhD in modern Philosophy at the University of Sarajevo (unfinished because of the war in Bosnia)
1985-1989: MA in philosophy and sociology at the University of Prishtina
2016 - Associate Professor of theological studies of Islam
2011 - 2015 Guest teachers at the Faculty of Theology in Oslo - teaching in Islamic philosophy and theology, Islamic mysticism in a comparative perspective, Islam, Christianity and the West
2007-2011 - Associate Professor at the Centre for European Islamic Thought - University of Copenhagen (Islamic Studies)
2003 - 2006 – External Lecturer at the Faculty of Theology - University of Copenhagen (teaching in Islamic theology, Social ethics in Islam and Christianity).
2000-2003 – Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Theology – University of Copenhagen
Books / dissertations:
“Islamic Philosophy. Background, classical problems and contemporary expressions”, ANIS, Copenhagen, 2012.
“Cultural and religious encounters in Denmark. Identity formation among young Christians and Muslims”, Museum Tusculanums Forlag, Copenhagen, 2004.
“Passion of faith in Søren Kierkegaard and Sufism”, University of Copenhagen, 1999. (Doctoral dissertation, however, not published as a book)