Study reveals progress in accepting Islam in Germany

A study released by the Social Democratic affiliated Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation reveals progresses related to legal arrangements between the State and Islamic associations, allowing Islam to be part of everyday life. The study has been conducted by the ´Center for Islam and law in Europe´ in the city of Erlangen.

Although Islamic associations are not treated equal as Jewish and Christians institutions, for instance they are not accepted as corporate body under public law, most Federal States initiated regular communication with Islamic associations and implemented Islamic religious education at German Universities.

The study recommends to institutionalize Islamic associations as corporate body under public law facilitating Muslim life in Germany.

 

The study (in German):

http://library.fes.de/pdf-files/dialog/11386.pdf