Prof. Dr. Abdullah KAHRAMAN

Board Member

He was born in 1964 in Bayburt. After completing primary school in Bayburt, he moved to Istanbul with his family. After completing his secondary and high school education at Üsküdar İmam Hatip School, he started the Faculty of Theology at Marmara University in 1987. He graduated from the faculty in 1991. He took private lessons in Islamic sciences before and during his university education and became a hafiz. The same year, he was appointed as a teacher to Kağıthane İmam Hatip School.

During his teaching, he started his graduate study at Marmara University Institute of Social Sciences. In 1994, he completed a thesis titled “Exchange Transaction According to Islamic Law”, and he started his PhD studies at the same institute immediately. While continuing teaching, he was appointed as a Research Assistant to the Department of Islamic Law at the Faculty of Theology of Cumhuriyet University in 1994, and completed his PhD in 1997 with a thesis titled "Contract of Surety According to the Islamic Law of Obligations and Its Current Practice".

He was appointed as an Assistant Professor in 1998, Associate Professor in 2003, and Professor in 2008. He is married and has six children and still works as a lecturer at Marmara University Faculty of Theology. He also works as the Dean of Kocaeli University Faculty of Theology. He worked as a visiting lecturer and administrator at Baku State University for three years (2004-2007). He speaks Arabic and English.