Information about LUCIS in English


LUCIS is an interfaculty and interdisciplinary knowledge centre of Leiden University specialising in Islam and Muslim societies.

Activities of LUCIS

LUCIS organises lectures, conferences, symposia, seminars, expert meetings, and workshops about a wide variety of topics.


The policy of LUCIS is determined by a steering committee. The director of LUCIS, Professor Petra Sijpesteijn, is in charge of the daily activities of the centre, together with an executive secretary, Dr Petra de Bruijn. They are assisted by the LUCIS office.