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Islamic theologians have good prospects in Dagestan

The community of theologians and Russian authorities pay great attention to the development of Islamic theology in Dagestan, Murad Shafiev, Head of the Department of Education and Science of the Spiritual Directorate of Muslims of Dagestan said.
 
This issue is very significant for the region, the representative of the Muslim community noted. At the same time, he said that the theological school in Dagestan is one of the strongest in the country.
 
Theology in Russia is recognized as a scientific discipline by the decision of the Higher Attestation Commission (VAK) since 2015.
 
Starting from 2016, it became possible to graduate and defend postgraduate thesis on this discipline, when the dissertational and expert councils in universities were created.
 
Earlier, the Head of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science Olga Vasilieva announced the need to strengthen the theology departments in the Russian educational and scientific space. As such, in 2018/19 academic year number of budget places in public universities in this specialty, according to her, will be increased, RIA Novosti news agency reports. 
 

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