Oxford Cross Cultural Research Institute has four
categories of membership.
Fellows are scholars of OCCRi who are responsible
for conducting and supervising research. Twelve fellows serve as members of the Board
of Governors that is responsible for the overall
management and policy decisions of the Institute.
Associate Members are researchers and contributors
to the academic and administrative activities
of the Institute.
OCCRi Members assist with research whilst pursuing
a degree or alim course at a recognised institution.
Members of OCCRi are patrons and supporters of
and Membership eligibility
Criteria for Fellowship are as follow:
Alimiyah qualification from a recognised Institution;
Literary and scholastic attainments; and
At least 5 years of da’wa experience in a Western
Practising Muslim (for at least 10
years prior to membership application); and
PhD in Islamic Studies or a related
Literary and scholastic attainments;
Proficiency in a European Language.
criteria for Associate Membership:
Muslim (for at least 5 years prior to membership
least 2 years experience in da’wa activities in
a Western country; and
in research and data analysis.
criteria for Student Membership:
(for at least 10 years prior to membership application);
member of a Muslim student Islamic society; and
in an alim or degree course in a recognised institution.
criteria for Honorary Membership:
from the OCCRi Board of Governors.
for all categories will be confirmed by letter.
Members are entitled to attend research
methodology and orientation courses conducted
by the OCCRi in Oxford, whilst also receiving
advice and supervision from OCCRi scholars.
Members will have access to OCCRi databases
and archives. In addition, members will also be given first
preference to apply for any academic grants made
available to OCCRi.
for Fellowship and Associate and Student Membership
should be sent in the form of a covering letter
together with a full CV (providing contact details
for three referees) to firstname.lastname@example.org