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Institutions Under the Direction of Prof. Dr. Fuat Sezgin

Prof. Dr. Fuat Sezgin, who is the greatest historian of science of the world, wrote the comprehensive work of seventeen volumes entitled ‘‘Geschichte des arabischen Schrifttums’’, which is the result of 65-years of research in the field of the history of Islamic science. He is at the same time a pioneer who has taken a lead in establishing important institutions.

In 1982, he founded the Institute for the Arabic-Islamic Sciences, which is affiliated to the Goethe University in Frankfurt.

He founded the Museum of the Institute for the Arabic-Islamic Sciences, where over 800 objects are displayed.

 

He established a history of sciences library with nearly 45.000 books and 10.000 microfilms which he bought all over the world with his own funds throughout his life.

He founded the Istanbul Museum for the History of Science and Technology in Islam in 2008.

In 2010, he provided for the establishment of the Prof. Dr. Fuat Sezgin Research Foundation for the History of Science in Islam.

In 2013, he provided for the establishment of the History of Science Department which is affiliated to the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakıf University.

In 2013, he provided for the establishment of the Prof. Dr. Fuat Sezgin Institute for the History of Science in Islam which is affiliated to the FSMVU.

In 2015, he established the Prof. Dr. Fuat Sezgin Research Foundation for the History of Science in Islam Publishing House.

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