The founding of IIUM was first proposed by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, during a visit to the United Arab Emirates in January 1982.
Provide conducive Shared Learning ecosystem geared towards the convergence of knowledge founded on the Tawhid in realising "comprehensive excellence".
Research Management Centre of the International Islamic University Malaysia was established by the University Senate in 1991. The main objective of its establishment was to promote and coordinate the research activities of the University
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Since the early years of its establishment, IIUM has practiced 100% accommodation for its full time undergraduate students. For postgraduate students, accommodation is provided based on availability of rooms. Priority is given to the non-Malaysian students, especially students from the newest intake.
Currently, IIUM has 16 mahallahs that accommodate about 14,000 students from various countries and cultures. Each mahallah is lead by a Principal and assisted by administrative staff and fellows. The staff concentrates on the administrative and maintenance needs of the mahallah, while the fellows focus on students' matters and activities.
The University library system consists of five libraries at each of the University's five campuses: the Main Library at the Gombak campus, two Medical libraries in the Kuantan campus (Indera Mahkota and Jalan Hospital branches), the ISTAC Library at Damansara, the IIBF Library at Jalan Duta and the Centre for Foundation Studies (CENFOS) Library at Petaling Jaya and Nilai.
IIUM is committed to providing continuous internet services to all its campuses and facilities by providing broadband and wifi access to all its students and staff members. IIUM is also continuously expanding its internet services and facilities to meet connectivity demands through its various upgrading projects.
The IIUM Medical Centre was built based on the Private Funding Initiative with 25-year concession agreement, on 27.8 acress of land, equipped with 350 beds for inpetiets and supported by more than 133 specialists.
It also includes the development of an undergraduate and postgraduate teaching hospital and tertiary referral centre, complementing the medical and allied health faculty provisions.
IIUM has several campuses, facilities and institutions spread across several states of Malaysia, each with their own specialisations and purposes. These campuses are:
IIUM provides a wide variety of sports and recreational facilities and services across its campuses, in order to encourage productive and constructive leisure activities amongst its students. This is to realize the vision to produce students with holistic personalities, as well as promote an active and healthy lifestyle amongst the IIUM community.
I am currently studying landscape architecture and in my final year. I am taking design studio during all the years of my study as it is the core subject for graduation. I have also done thesis during my third year of study. I would have said that I am more prone towards research and are interested in pursuing on urban landscape design especially on zero carbon landscape...
It so good to gain new knowledge and know what i do not know. Altthough it is a tough journey but at the end you will sad to leave the study journey as nowadays outside world is not easy and very challenging
Based on my own particular interest, I would like to research in Islamic modern thought. Although I did a few numbers of courses on this beautiful subject based on my academic curriculum, I did not give up and stay away rather I started self-studying, consulting with scholars of Islamic modern thought to gain deeper knowledge on this my more preferred subject. I firmly...