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Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University Jakarta

Jl. Ir. H. Djuanda No. 95, Ciputat, Tangerang Selatan, Banten, Indonesia 15412 Ciputat/Banten View map


Erected in 1957, Universitas Islam Negeri Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta (Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University Jakarta), also widely known as UIN Jakarta, is the oldest and most reputable state Islamic university under MORA (Ministry of Religious Affairs of Indonesia). It was named after one of the most recognized Islamic Saint in Java, Syarif Hidayatullah, who was born in 1448 in Cairo, Egypt and died in 1568 in Cirebon, West Java, Indonesia. The university has connections to over 27218 Kyais (heads of Islamic Boarding schools), and more than 2000 academics consisted of rectors, deans, lecturers, and heads of departments of Islamic State Universities throughout Indonesia. Situated in Ciputat, Tangerang Selatan, Banten province, UIN Jakarta’s 83-hectare campus houses 11 faculties in addition to some study centers for Islamic studies as well as other advanced science studies. The University is considered as the home of Ciputat School that introduce modern Islam, an Islamic perspective that accommodates worldviews and integrated Islamic values and science. The university also plays a strategic and important role in strengthening democracy, tolerance, and gender equality in Indonesia.

VISION“UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta is towards a world-class university by the integration of science, Islamic value, and Indonesian-ness”

To provide a good and relevant higher education as a tool to develop science,To create social transformation, andTo increase national competitivenessTo organize a higher education within good cultural and structural framework, integrity, and accountability

To improve the quality of education and teaching which results in the improvement of qualified and competent graduates.To improve research quality and quantity, scientific publications, and community service in order to enhance the education quality and competitiveness. To improve coordination and synergy among units in order to strengthen culture and structure of the organization. To improve enforcement of the good governance principles at every university managerial area. (jjnjndn)

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