Hureyre Kam studied Philosophy and Islamic Studies in Berlin and achieved his PhD at the Goethe-University Frankfurt. After completing his PhD, he worked as a lecturer at the Swiss Institute for Islam and Society at the University of Fribourg, where he led many Workshops on Islamic Spiritual Care. Hureyre’s research focuses on the topic of theodicy and epistemology. His PhD Thesis “Das Böse als Gottesbeweis”, which deals with the approach of al-Maturidi to the problem of theodicy, has been published in 2019.
In 2021, Hureyre was awarded the Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to carry out his research in Yale. Currently, he is working on the epistemology and ethics in Islam in order to present a systematic framework for integrating muslim theology in the philosophical and ethical discourse of modern times.