What is ELRIM?

The Evangelical Lutheran Institute of Religious Studies

ELRIM is an institute for research and education. Its aim is to increase mutual understanding about Islam and Christianity in the Middle Eastern and European contexts.

ELRIM supports research, it organizes and facilitates training seminars and events; and it produces, translates, publishes and distributes literary and audio-visual products.

Main operations:

  • Research and supporting of studies related to Islamic and
  • Christian theology, and the tradition and the culture of the Middle-Eastern context
  • Builds academic and other educational and multi-culture issues relatedto networks that support the accomplishment of the vision
  • Produces and translates articles and books and audio-visual products that support the accomplishment of the vision
  • Coordinates distribution of literary and audio-visual products using different medias effectively
  • Coordinates, organizes and facilitates training seminars and events
  • Organizes multi-cultural and international study opportunities
  • Supports students in studies regarding Islam and Christianity