PhD specializations directly related to the Islamic world are offered through several Graduate Groups at the University of Pennsylvania, such as
Both the Departments of Religious Studies and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations offer doctoral tracks in Islamic Studies. An important and attractive characteristic of doctoral programs in the humanities and social sciences at Penn is that they are truly interdisciplinary and shaped around the interests and goals of individual students. It is extremely common for graduate students to take classes across several departments.
View information on recent PhDs