Müderris is a term that described the religious scholar,[1] professor or faculty member in the Seljuk's world and the Ottoman Empire.[2]

In Arabic, the word "müderris" means teacher of lesson, describing the teacher who teaches and the scholar who is authorized to give lessons. After completing the education and training in the local schools of the provinces, and after having received the diploma, the teachers would teach the religion and sciences in madressas were they were called müderris, the profession was called müderrislik.[3][4]

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  1. ^ Boğaç A. Ergene (1 January 2003). Local Court, Provincial Society and Justice in the Ottoman Empire: Legal Practice and Dispute Resolution in Çankırı and Kastamonu (1652-1744). BRILL. pp. 26–. ISBN 90-04-12609-0.
  2. ^ Cambridge University Press, History of Turkey Vol. 3, The Later Ottoman Empire 1603-1839 (2006), s.216
  3. ^ Gönül Öney; Lale Bulut; Şakir Çakmak, Ertan Daş, Aydoğan Demir, Yekta Demiralp, İnci Kuyulu, Rahmi H. Ünal (1 June 2013). Early Ottoman Art: The Legacy of the Emirates. Museum With No Frontiers, MWNF (Museum Ohne Grenzen). pp. 158–. ISBN 978-3-902782-21-2.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ Islam Encyclopedia - Turkiye Diyanet Vakfi (in Turkish)