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Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University Jakarta
Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta
Logo UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta.jpg
UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta's Symbol
Motto Knowledge, Piety, Integrity
Established 1957 as ADIA (Academy Bureaus of Religious Sciences/Akademi Dinas Ilmu Agama)
Type State University
Religious affiliation Islam
Rector Prof. Dr. Komaruddin Hidayat
Students around 23.000 students
Location Ciputat, Banten, Indonesia
6°11′S 106°27′E / 6.18°S 106.45°E / -6.18; 106.45Coordinates: 6°11′S 106°27′E / 6.18°S 106.45°E / -6.18; 106.45
Campus Urban
with two areas: Ir. H. Juanda, Ciputat and Kertamukti, Ciputat
Colours Dark Blue     

Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University Jakarta is a public university in Indonesia. It is also called Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta and located in Ciputat, South Tangerang, Banten, district in southern Jakarta.


UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta consists of three campuses, located close together.

Campus 1 is on Ir. H. Djuanda Street in Ciputat, Banten. Campus 1 or the main campus serves as a gathering place for campus activities, such as the Rectorate Building, Main Library, administrative offices, main auditorium of the university, Campus' Guest-house business, Student Center, Center for Integrated Laboratory, Bank Mandiri, BNI Bank, BRI Bank and seven faculty building.

Campus 2 is located in Kertamukti Street, only several meters away from Campus 1. It consist of Post Graduate School, Language Centers, Syahida Inn Hotel, Faculty Housing Complex, Experimental Garden, sports facilities, Fathullah Mosque (the biggest mosque in the campus), Syarif Hidayatullah Hospital, Students Dormitory, National Information and Communication Technology (NICT) and 3 faculty building. For Faculty of Social and Political Science, the new building is being built and was planned for completion in late 2011.

Campus 3, also located in Kertamukti Street, will be used for the Agribusiness Laboratory and Industrial Business.


On June 1, 2007, Jakarta State Islamic University or UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta celebrated its golden anniversary. For half a century, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta has been carrying out its mandate as an institution of learning and transmitting knowledge, research institutions that support the process of nation building, and as an institution devoted to the community that provides programs to improve social welfare. For half a century, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta has gone through several periods of history: the pioneering period, the period of al-Jami'ah faculty of IAIN, IAIN Syarif Hidayatullah period, and period of UIN Syarif Hidayatullah.

It began as an academy called ADIA (Akademi Dinas Ilmu Agama or State Academy of Islamic Sciences) from 1957 to 1960. It then became one of the faculties of IAIN Yogyakarta (1960–1963), and finally IAIN Syarif Hidayatullah, from 1963 until Presidential Decree No. 31 of 2002 on May 20, 2002, officially saw it become UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta. UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta is on Ir. H. Djuanda Street, in Ciputat, Banten, just outside of Jakarta. And the second and third campuses are on Kertamukti Street, several meters away from Campus 1.

Pioneering period[edit]

State Islamic University (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta was established by Presidential Decree No. 031 of 2002. The establishment of UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta is a part of the of historical development Islamic schools in Indonesia in response to the higher education needs of modern Islam that began long before Indonesia's independence. In the colonial era Netherlands, Dr. Satiman Wirjosandjojo, one of the Muslim educated, never sought to establish boarding recorded Luhur as an institution of higher Islamic learning. These efforts failed because of resistance from the Dutch colonialists.

Five years before the proclamation of Indonesian independence, the Islamic Religious Teachers Association (PGAI) in Padang founded the Islamic High School (STI). STI only ran for two years (1940–1942) because of the Japanese occupation. Indonesian Muslims have never stopped voicing the importance of higher Islamic education to Muslims who form the majority of Indonesian occupation. The Japanese occupation government then promised the Muslims to establish the Institute of Higher Religious Education in Jakarta. Japan's promise that Muslim leaders responded by forming a foundation, Mohammad Hatta as chairman and Muhammad Natsir as a secretary.

On July 8, 1945, the foundation established Islamic High School (STI). STI was located in Jakarta and led by Abdul Kahar Muzakkar. Several other Muslim leaders were instrumental in the establishment and development of STI. They included Drs. Mohammad Hatta, KH. Kahar Mudzakkir, KH. Wahid Hasyim, KH. Mas Mansur, KH. Fathurrahman Kafrawi, and Farid Ma'ruf. In 1946, STI was moved to Yogyakarta following the move capital city state from Jakarta to Yogyakarta. In line with the development of an increasingly large STI, on March 22, 1948, STI's name was changed to the Indonesian Islamic University (UII) with the addition of new faculties. In 1948, UII had four faculties:

  • Faculty of Religion
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of Education

The need for working energy in the Department of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia became an important backdrop establishment of Islamic universities. To meet this need, the Faculty of Religion separated and transformed into the State Islamic University (PTAIN). This change is based on Government Regulation (PP) no. 34 of 1950. The preamble stated that PTAIN aims to provide high-level teaching Islamic studies and become the center of the development and deepening of the Islamic religious sciences. Based on the PP, PTAIN was established on September 26, 1950. PTAIN was led by KH. Muhammad Adnan; in 1951 there were as many as 67 students. In that period, PTAIN had three departments:

  • Department Tarbiyah
  • Department Qadla (Shariah)
  • Department of Da'wah

Composition courses at that time consisted of Arabic language, Introduction to Religious Studies, Fiqh, Usul Fiqh, Tafsir, Hadith, Kalam Science, Philosophy, Mantiq, Akhlaq, Mysticism, Comparative Religion, Da'wah, Islamic era, History of Islamic Culture, Education Science and Culture, Life Science, Introduction to Law, Principles of Public and Private Law, Ethnology, Sociology, and Economics. Students who pass the baccalaureate and doctoral each earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Doktorandus (Drs). The composition course is a study PTAIN major Islamic universities that continued until the next period. Academic degree offer continued to survive until the decade of the 1980s.

ADIA period (1957-1960)[edit]

The need of functional areas of teachers Islamic religion in accordance with the demands of modernity in the 1950s founded the Academy encourages the Department of Religion Department of Religious Studies (ADIA) in Jakarta. ADIA was founded on June 1, 1957 with the aim to educate and prepare the public servant to get a diploma education, of academy and semi-academy, to become a religious teacher, good for public schools, vocational schools, or religious school. With consideration UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta is a continuation of ADIA, with ADIA anniversary June 1 set as the anniversary of UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta. Just as college in general, the period of study at Adia is 5 years, consisting of a semi-academy 3 years and 2 years college level.

ADIA has three departments: Religious Education, Arabic, and Da'wah wal Ershad, also known as Imam Army Special Programs. Composition curriculum ADIA was not much different from the curriculum PTAIN with some additional courses for the benefit of functional staff. The full composition is Indonesian, Arabic, English, French, Hebrew, Teaching Science, General Science and Culture of Indonesia, History of Islamic Culture, Tafsir, Hadith, Musthalah Hadith, Fiqh, Usul Fiqh, chronicle Tasyri 'Islam, Kalam Science/Mantiq, Akhlaq Science/Mysticism, philosophy Sciences, Comparative Religious Studies, and Education Society. ADIA leadership entrusted to Prof. Dr. H. Mahmud Yunus as Dean and Professor. H. Bustami A. Gani as Vice Dean.

There are two main characteristics of ADIA. First, in accordance with its mandate as the service academies, students who follow the school in ADIA limited to student learning tasks. They diselekasi of civil or religious teachers in the Ministry of Religious Affairs from representatives of regions throughout Indonesia. Second, in accordance with its mandate to prepare teachers of modern religion, the responsibility for the management and provision of ADIA budget comes from the Bureau of Religious Education (Japenda) Department of Religion at that time had the task of managing the madrassa and preparing teachers of modern Islam in public schools.

Al-Jami'ah Faculty of IAIN Yogyakarta period (1960-1963)[edit]

Within a decade, PTAIN showed encouraging progress. The number of students grew with the increasingly broad scope of learning. PTAIN students not only come from Indonesia but also from neighboring countries such as Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, and Singapore. The increasing number of students and expansion of the area of studies demands the expansion and additions in terms of institutional capacities, faculties and departments as well as the composition of subjects. To meet this need, ADIA in Jakarta and Yogyakarta PTAIN were integrated into a single Islamic institution of higher education of the country. Integration was implemented with the release of Rule President of the Republic of Indonesia No. 11 of 1960 dated 24 August 1960. Presidential Regulation is at once change and set the name change from PTAIN the State Islamic Institute (IAIN) al-Jami'ah al-Islamiyah al-Hukumiyah. IAIN inaugurated Minister of Religious Affairs Republic of Indonesia in Building Kepatihan Yogyakarta.

IAIN with wider mandate[edit]

The Opening Ceremony of National Information, Communication and Technology Center

IAIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, as one of the IAIN, the oldest in Indonesia, occupies a unique and strategic position. It is not only a "window of Islam in Indonesia", but also sebaga symbol for the progress of national development, particularly in the field of socio-religious development. In an effort to integrate general knowledge and science of religion, body This began to develop themselves by IAIN concept with a broader mandate (IAIN with Wider Mandate) towards the formation of Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University Jakarta. This conversion step from intensified in the leadership of Prof.. Dr. Azyumardi Azra, M.A. with the opening and Educational Psychology Department of Mathematics at the Faculty of MT, and the Department of Economics and Islamic Banking in Faculty of Sharia in the academic year 1998/1999. To further strengthen this conversion step, in 2000 opened Agribusiness Studies Program and Information Engineering in cooperation with Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB) and the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) and the Program Management and Accounting. In 2001 was inaugurated the Faculty of Psychology and Dirasat Islamiyah in cooperation with Al-Azhar University, Egypt. In addition it also conducted a joint effort with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) as the lender of development of modern campus, McGill University through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Leiden University (INIS), Al-Azhar University (Cairo), King Saud University (Riyadh), University of Indonesia, Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB), Ohio University, the Indonesian Institute of America (IIA), Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT), Bank Negara Indonesia, Bank Muamalat Indonesia, and the universities and other institutions.

Step changes in the form of a UIN get recommendations IAIN government with the signing of the Joint Decree between the Minister of National Education No. 4/U/KB/2001 and Minister of Religious Affairs No. 500/2001 dated 21 November 2001. Furthermore, through its letter No. 088796/MPN/2001 dated 22 November 2001, the Director General of Higher Education Department of Education recommends the opening of 12 programs of study that includes courses of social sciences and exact sciences, namely Computer Science, Information Systems, Accounting, Management, Social Economics of Agriculture / Agribusiness, Psychology, English Language and Literature, Library Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology. Along with that, the draft presidential decree on the amendment form becomes UIN IAIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta has also received the recommendations and considerations RI State Minister for Administrative Reform and the Ministry of Finance DG Budget Number 02/M-PAN/1/2002 dated January 9, 2002 and No. S -490/MK-2/2002 February 14, 2002. These recommendations form the basis for the release of Presidential Decree No. 031 dated 20 May 2002 on changes in IAIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta to UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta.

UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta period[edit]

With the Republic of Indonesia Presidential Decree No. 031 dated May 20, 2002, IAIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta officially changed to UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta. Opening is performed by Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia in 8 June 2002 in conjunction with the ceremony 45th Anniversary and Lustrum the 9th and the first pole erection Campus development UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta through fund Islamic Development Bank (IDB). One more step UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, adding faculty of Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (Public Health Study Program) in accordance with a decree of the Minister of National Education No. 1338 / D/T/2004 Year 2004 date 12 April 2004 about permit implementation of the Public Health Studies Program (S-1) at the State Islamic University and the Director General of Islamic Institutions of the operating license of Public Health Study Program Undergraduate Program (S-1) at the State Islamic University (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta Number Dj.II/37/2004 on May 19, 2004.

Vision and mission[edit]

The vision for UIN Jakarta is for it to become a prominent higher learning institution that integrates three different aspects: scientific, Islamic, and Indonesian traditions and learning.

The mission is as follows:

  • To produce scholars with competitive competence in the global context;
  • To implement the reintegration of various sciences;
  • To provide a moral bases for the development of science and technology;
  • To develop sciences through research activities;
  • To contribute to the improvement of the quality of social life.

In the academic year of 2002/2003, UIN Jakarta offers study programs in nine faculties of the first strata (S1 or undergraduate level): (1) Faculty of Tarbiya and Teaching Sciences, (2) Faculty of Adab and Humanffies, (3) Faculty of Usul al-Din and Philosophy, (4) Faculty of Shari'a and Law, (5) Faculty of Da'wa and Communication, (6) Faculty of Dirasat Islamiya, (7) Faculty of Psychology, (8) Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, (9) Faculty of Science and Technology. Since 2004/2005 academic year, UIN Jakarta added one other faculty in order to follow the demands of the needs of the society. The faculty is Faculty of Medical and Health Science. And the newest faculty that established in 2009, which is Faculty of Social and Political Science. This faculty was built in order to answer the demands of the future dynamics of society. And the other reason, the rapid social changes that are running need more social scientists that are capable and qualified to analyze the various socio-political phenomenon.

Faculties and Programs[edit]

Faculty of Medical and Health Science Building

In an effort to meet the needs of higher education in accordance with the demands of society, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta open majors and new courses to support the development of UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta in integrating aspects of science, Islamic and Indonesian-ness. Thus within a decade, UIN syarif Hidayatullah has added several new faculty. The number of existing faculty now consists of 11 faculties. Consisting of religious-based faculty, social science-based faculty, and science-based faculty. Namely:

  • Faculty of Tarbiya and Teaching Sciences (Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan - FTIK)

This Faculty is offering studies in the following departments and study programs: Teaching of Islamic Sciences, Teaching of Arabic Language, Islamic Educational Studies (study programs: Supervision of Islamic Education and Management of Islamic Education), Tadris (study programs: Teaching of English, Teaching of Mathematics, and Teaching of Natural Science), Teaching Diploma II, Diploma III, and Diploma IV.

  • Faculty of Adab and Humanities (Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora - FAH)

The FacuIty of Adab and Humanities includes the following departments and study programs: Arabic Language and Literature (Sastra dan Bahasa Arab), Islamic History and Civilization (Sejarah dan Peradaban Islam), Translation (Tarjamah), English Language and Literature (Sastra dan Bahasa Inggris), and Library Sciences (Ilmu Kepustakaan).

  • Faculty of Usul al-Din and Philosophy (Fakultas Ushuluddin dan Filsafat - FUF)

This Faculty has the following departments and study programs: Comparative Religion (Perbandingan Agama), Theology and Philosophy (Aqidah dan Filsafat), and Tafsir of Hadith (Tafsir Hadits).

  • Faculty of Shari'a and Law (Fakultas Syari'ah dan Hukum - FSH)

The Faculty of Shari'a has the following departments and study programs: Islamic Personal Law (study programs: Islamic Court and Administration of Personal Law Affairs), Islamic Criminal Law and Legal-Political Science (study programs: Islamic Criminal Law and Legal-Political Science), Comparative Jurisprudence and Law (study programs: Comparative Islamic Jurisprudence, Comparative Laws, and Comparative Jurisprudence and Law - Arabic Class) and Mu'amalat (study programs: Shari'a Banking and Islamic Insurance).

  • Faculty of Da'wa and Communication (Fakultas Da'wah dan Komunikasi - FDK)

This Faculty has the following departments: Communication and Da'wa (Dakwah dan Komunikasi), Journalistic (Jurnalistik), Islamic Guidance and Counseling (Konseling dan Bimbingan Islam), Management of Da'wa (Manajemen Dakwah), and Islamic Community Development (Pengembangan Masyarakat Islam).

  • Faculty of Dirasat Islamiyah (Fakultas Dirasat Islamiyah - FDI)

This Faculty, which uses Arabic as the language of instruction, has quality standard equal to that of the AI-Azhar University, Egypt. It offers programs in comprehensive Islamic studies in the fields of Shari'a (Syari'ah), Aqidah (Aqidah), and Arabic Language (Lughah 'Arabiyyah).

  • Faculty of Psychology (Fakultas Psikologi)

This Faculty has been established for the purpose of graduating scholars with the capability to overcome psychological problems by using religious approach.

  • Faculty of Economics and Business (Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis - FEB)

This Faculty aims to develop economic sciences with Islamic characteristics, i.e. to integrate economic aspects with Islamic teachings in order to graduate professional scholars with a commitment to Islam. It has four study programs: Economics Development (Ilmu Ekonomi dan Studi Pembangunan or Ekonomi Pembangunan), Accounting (Akuntansi), and Management (Manajemen).

  • Faculty of Science and Technology (Fakultas Sains dan Teknologi - FST)

This Faculty is responsible for developing natural sciences and technology imbued with Islamic values. The Faculty has seven study programs: Mathematics (Matematika), Physics (Fisika), Chemistry (Kimia), Biology (Biologi), Informatics Engineering (Teknik Informatika), Information System (Sistem Informasi), and Agribusiness (Agribisnis).

  • Faculty of Medical and Health Science (Fakultas Kedokteran dan Ilmu Kesehatan - FKIK)

This Faculty is responsible for developing medical science and health with Islamic values. The Faculty has four study programs: Medical (Kedokteran), Pharmaceutical (Farmasi), Nursing (Keperawatan), and Public Health (Kesehatan Masyarakat). And recently, the Faculty of Medical and Health Science of UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta won The Best Architectural of Medicine Faculty Building in Indonesia.

  • Faculty of Social and Political Science (Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik - FISIP)
Language Center of UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, next to Post Graduate School Building

This Faculty is a newest faculty and responsible for developing the study of international relations, political sciences and sociology. The Faculty has three departments: Political Sciences (Ilmu Politik), Sociology (Sosiologi), and International Relations (Hubungan Internasional). Three of them have just been accredited by the Ministry of National Education on early 2012. Both Political Sciences and International Relations were accredited A, and Sociology B. Graduates of the departments have been working at Ministries, national medias, NGOs, research centres, banking, and other important national and international companies.

  • Post Graduate School

In addition to undergraduate programs, the university is also conducting graduate degrees at master and doctorate levels, including the program of "doctor by research". These programs have the common objective of graduating scholars who are open-minded and responsive to advances in science and technology and capable of developing religious education and conducting researches in religious sciences.

Faculty Program
Faculty of Tarbiya and Teaching Sciences
  • Islamic Education
  • Arabic Education
  • Educational Management
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Chemistry Education
  • English Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Biology Education
  • Madrasah Ibtidaiyah Teacher Education (Primary Education)
  • Indonesian Language and Literature Education
  • Physics Education
  • Masters in English Education
  • Master of Arabic Language Education
  • Master of Islamic Education
Faculty of Adab and Humanities
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • History of Islamic Civilization
  • Tarjamah
  • English Language and Literature
  • Islamic Library Science
Faculty of Usul al-Din and Philosophy
  • Comparative Religion
  • Aqidah Philosophy
  • Tafsir Hadith
Faculty of Sharia and Law
  • Ahwal Shakhsiyyah (Islamic Family Law)
    • Religious Courts Concentration
    • Islamic Civil Administration Concentration
  • Jinayah Siyasah (Criminal Law & Islamic State Structure)
    • Islamic Penal Law Concentration
    • Islamic State Administration Concentration
  • Comparative Studies and Law
    • Comparison School of Fiqh Concentration
    • Comparative Law Concentration
  • Muamalat (Islamic Economics)
    • Islamic Banking Concentration
    • Takaful Concentration
    • Zakat and Waqf Management (ZISWAF) Concentration
  • Law
  • Comparative Particular Fiqh School (International Class)
Faculty of Da'wa and Communication
  • Communications and Broadcasting Islam
    • Journalism Concentration
    • Public Relations (PR) Concentration
    • Advertising (Advertising) Concentration
    • Broadcasting (Broadcasting) Concentration
    • Da'wah Concentration
  • Islamic Guidance and Counseling
    • Mental Guidance Concentration
    • Civics Guidance Concentration
  • Propagation management
    • Hajj and Umrah Management Concentration
    • Sharia Financial Institutions Management Concentration
    • Zakat, Infaq, Sadaqah and Endowments (ZISWAF) Concentration
  • Islamic Community Development
  • Social Welfare Studies
Faculty of Dirasat Islamiyah
  • Dirasat Islamiyah
Faculty of Psychology
  • Psychology
  • Master of Psychology
Faculty of Economics and Business
  • Accounting
  • Accounting (International Class)
  • Management
  • Management (International Class)
  • Economics and Development Studies
  • Islamic Banking and Sharia Finance
  • Sharia Economics
Faculty of Science and Technology
  • Agribusiness
  • Information Technology
  • Information Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
Faculty of Medicines and Health Science
  • Public Health
  • Pharmacy
  • Medical
  • Nursing
Faculty of Social and Political Science
  • International Relations
  • Politics
  • Sociology
Post Graduate School

List of Master and Doctoral Degrees and Concetrations

Connected institutions[edit]

UIN Jakarta also supervises and coordinates the following institutions:

Structural institutions[edit]

These are work units, for example, the existence of which are explicitly expressed in the structure of UIN organization. Such units are as follows:

  • Research Center
  • Social Service Center
  • Computer Center
  • Main Library.

Non-structural institutions[edit]

These are institutions that are functionally recognized by the Rector, but are structurally outside the organizational structure of the UIN. The work units that belong to this category are as follows:

  • Coordinating Office of Private Islamic Higher Learning Institutions (Kopertais) of Region I
  • Syahid Foundation
  • Triguna Jaya Foundation
  • Civil Servants' Cooperative
  • Board for Islamic Community Services (BUPERDA)
  • Syahid Clinic
  • Madrasah Pembangunan
  • UIN Jakarta Press
  • Ketilang Kindergarten
  • Students' and Alumni organizations
  • Center for Languages and Cultures
  • Center for Women's Studies
  • Center for Islamic and Social Studies
  • Center for Human Resources Development
  • Center for Legal and Human Rights Consultation
  • Center for Environmental Studies
  • Center for Management Development
  • Center for Teaching and Learning Development
  • Center for the Study of Philosophy
  • Center for the Development of Science and Technology
  • Center for the Consultation of Applied Psychology
  • Center for Entrepreneurship and Economics Development
  • Indonesian Center for Civic Education
  • Research Center for Islamic Heritage and Local Project Implementing Unit

The students' organizations are intra-organizations which regulate and implement extra-curricular and scientific students' activities, as well as the development of students' interests and talents at all levels: university, faculties, and departments.