Büyükelçinin Özgeçmişi

Prof. Dr. Mahmut Erol KILIÇ

Ambassador Kılıç was born in Istanbul on 02 June 1961. He studied at the Faculty of Political Science of the Istanbul University. He wrote his master’s thesis “Hermes and Hermetic Thought in the light of Islamic Sources,” (Published) at the Department of Islamic Philosophy of Marmara University where he became an assistant in 1988. After the establishment of “Department of Sufism” at the Turkish Universities in 1993, his thesis “Existence and its Stages in Ibn Arabi’s Thought”, which is considered the first PhD thesis in this department, was also published. His articles in Turkish and foreign languages have been published in several encyclopedias and journals. He has written 16 books. He has presented scientific papers at national and international conferences, attended radio and television programs.

Ambassador Kılıç speaks English, Arabic, Persian and French. He is married and the father of Gülçehre and Gülnihal, grandfather of Yahya.

Administrative Positions

Head of Department of Systematic Sufism, Marmara University, Faculty of Theology, (1998-2008)

President of the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts (TİEM), Istanbul (2005-2008)

Chairman of the Board, Islamic Manuscript Association (TIMA), Cambridge (2006-2012)

Editor Member, Journal of Sufi Studies (BRILL), Leiden (2010-2015)

Member of Honor, Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi Society (MIAS), Oxford (2000-)

Secretary General, Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Member States (PUIC), Tehran (2008-2018)

Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Indonesia (2019 - )

Mahmut Erol Kılıç Ambassador
Monday - Friday

09:00 - 12:00 / 13:00 - 16:00

Working hours for Consular Section: 09:00-12:00 (visa applications and consular affairs)
1/1/2020 New Year's Day
1/25/2020 Chinese New Year
3/22/2020 Isra Mi'raj Prophet Muhammad SAV
3/25/2020 Hindu's Day of Silence (Nyepi)
4/10/2020 Good Friday
5/1/2020 Labor's Day
5/7/2020 Birthday of Budha (Waisak)
5/21/2020 The Ascension of Jesus Christ
5/22/2020 5/27/2020 Eid Al-Fitr
6/1/2020 Anniversary of Pancasila
7/31/2020 Eid Al-Adha
8/17/2020 Indonesian National Independence Day
8/20/2020 Islamic New Year Day
10/29/2020 Birthday of Prophet Muhammad SAV
12/24/2020 12/25/2020 Christmas Day