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International Islamic University Malaysia


Introduction to IIUM

There is absolutely no other Islamic University in the world like the IIUM. It is the only Islamic university which uses English as its medium of instruction and administration since its inception. It blends in a creative and harmonious fashion the modern and professional disciplines with traditional values and moral virtues. Its female student's population is more than the male and students come from more than 90 countries. Right from its inception, IIUM has spared no effort to ensure that it provides the best tertiary education possible in all branches of knowledge. It scours the entire world in its recruitment exercises, for it would employ the most accomplished scholars for its academic departments and appoint committed professionals to run its administration. Its state-of-the-art facilities—physical and otherwise—are the envy of other institutions. And its graduates are among the most sought-after by employers looking for knowledgeable and skilful professionals who, in addition, are committed to moral and ethical values.

Currently, IIUM is home to15,000 students and3,000 teaching and administrative staff members. Many of the students and members of the academic staff are expatriates.


The faculties (Arabic: Kulliyyahs) are as follows: Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Allied Health Science, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Architecture and Enronmental Design, Faculty of of Information and Communication Technology, Ahmad Ibrahim Faculty of Laws and Faculty of Islamic Revealed Knowledge.

IIUM'S Missions

"To revive and revitalise the Islamic concepts and traditions of learning, which regard the quest for knowledge as an act of worship and the spirit of science as emanating from the holy Quran. The university endeavours to introduce a unified teaching and learning process along with the inculcation of moral and spiritual values through Integration, Islamisation,

Internationalisation and Comprehensive Excellence (IIICE)."

Number of graduates per year

Since 1987 IIUM has been producing about 3,000 graduates annually. IIUM is truly unique if you're looking for the right balance between worldly progress and moral wellbeing. It provides the real foundation for a wholesome, peaceful, multicultural, multireligion and forward-looking humanistics civilasation.

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