ChristopheKwach, the Ph.D. student of Austria Innsbruck University, embraced Islam as his religion.


A Hungarian youth, the Ph.D. student of Austria InnsbruckUniversity converted to Islam in the Razavi Holy Shrine.

“I am Ph.D. student of Innsbruck University majoring in geoinformatics, a branch of geography and construction engineering and currently I am teaching in Germany Brand burg Cottbus University”, he said.

“I am originally Hungarian, born in a Catholic religious family and studied in Catholic school. Once in my life I found the opportunity of studying and considering the cultural values of Islam and alsothe acquaintance with my wife prompted me to do research on Islam more seriously and precisely”, he continued.

“I am very happy to convert to Islam in this spiritual place and I regard Islam as a gift from God since I am feeling a special tranquility by becoming a Muslim; I am eager to confer such a tranquility also to my friends by propagating Islam”, he pointed out.

Referring to ‘Maryam’ and ‘Hujurat’ surahs of the holy Qur’an he continued, “The surah Hujurat contains many ethical advices that lead mankind to real prosperity, and surah Maryam points to learning the holy Qur’an from other sacred books.”

“I try to read Qur’an in English and learn how to pray and fast and fulfill Islamic instructions completely”, he asserted.

It is notable that at the end of this ritual, the Muslimconvert was awarded the Islamic conversion certificate and some blessed gifts by Non-Iranian Pilgrims Affairs of Astan Quds Razavi.