ISL-700: Studies in Modern Islamic Radicalization

ISL-700: Studies in Modern Islamic Radicalization

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course covers the phenomenon of radicalization and violent extremism among Muslim youth with a focus on Western countries (UK, EU, US). Understanding, recognizing and preventing such radicalization is at the core of this graduate program.

  • Credit value: 3 (US standard) | 6 (ECTS standard)
  • Indicative duration (full time): 4-6 weeks
  • Indicative duration (part-time): 5-8 week
  • Certificate: Yes

COURSE METHODOLOGY

This course is based on standard EUCLID methodology. Students may refer to the following resources:

Academic Guidelines (HQ version)
Academic Guidelines (most recent version even if unofficial)
Student Orientation Guidelines (most recent version even if unofficial)
Zotero instructions for EUCLID students
Grammarly instructions for EUCLID students

COURSE OBJECTIVES | LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of this course, the student will be able to:

  • discuss the theme of “seeds of radicalization”
  • identify societal factors facilitating radicalization
  • discuss important reports and policy documents included in this course
  • articulate appropriate prevention and identification policies.

REQUIRED TEXTS AND MATERIAL

Course material is provided in the form of embedded videos, audio MP3s, and/or downloadable PDFs.

COURSE INSTRUCTOR | ASSOCIATED FACULTY

mm Nikolaos Petropoulos
Master of Science in Security Management, University of Portsmouth, UK; MA+MPh in Criminal Justice and PhD in Criminal Justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, USA

COURSE SYLLABUS | ACCESS TO 7 PERIODS