The Journal of the Faculty of Divinity of Ankara University (Ankara Üniversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi Dergisi - AÜİFD) is an international, peer-reviewed open-access academic journal issued twice a year. It is the oldest continuously published academic journal (since 1952) and one of the most respected ones in the fields of Islamic and religious studies (ilahiyat) in Turkey. The journal is dedicated to bringing to the attention of the international scholarly community well-written original research articles by qualified specialists in Islamic and religious studies, thereby providing a forum to share and discuss new academic findings and supporting the development of new scholarly approaches and problematics.  


            Owned by the Faculty of Divinity of Ankara University, the Journal publishes articles, research notes, book and conference reviews, interviews and tributary notes related to any subdiscipline of Islamic and religious studies taught at the Faculty. These include historical studies and modern interpretations of Qur’anic and hadith studies, fiqh, kalam, Sufism, Islamic history, Islamic intellectual tradition as well as religious and philosophical studies. The Journal considers articles in Turkish, English, and Arabic, and occasionally publishes papers in Persian, German, and French.