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May

21

Editorial: Applying to Doctoral (Ph.D) Programs at UIII

Editorial: Applying to Doctoral (Ph.D) Programs at UIII

May 21

"The struggle of experts in the fields they are studied with for years, even a lifetime, shows their dedication to science. Meanwhile, their dedication proves by contributing original research findings or new theories in certain fields that are beneficial to the academic world."The admissions for new students for the academic year 2022-2023 at...

May

05

The Indonesia and Ramadan Experience from a Filipino Perspective

The Indonesia and Ramadan Experience from a Filipino Perspective

May 05

When I got the email informing me that I was accepted for the UIII scholarship, I really did not know how to feel.First, compared to other neighboring countries like Singapore and Taiwan where there is a large population of Filipino community, Indonesia is quite the opposite. I am not ready to get lost in a country of 17,000 islands with about 270...

May

05

Fasting and Cross-Cultural Understanding

Fasting and Cross-Cultural Understanding

May 05

It was a warm solemn afternoon. We gathered at the second floor balcony of our students’ apartment while waiting for a maghrib call to prayer. A view of an exquisite sunset was vivid from where we sit around circling a table full of meals and drinks.“This is paratha. We will eat this with sliced-chicken curry,” my friend Numan from Pakistan...

May

04

Ramadan, A Totally Different Scenario

Ramadan, A Totally Different Scenario

May 04

I am Saemah Shamim from Nepal, an MA Student at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Universitas Islam Internasional Indonesia. This has been my first experience being away from home and family. The experience has been amazing. Spending Ramadan and feeling its festive mood was completely new to me in Indonesia. I am grateful to Allah and thankful...

May

03

Unexpectedly Wonderful: My Ramadan Journey in Indonesia

Unexpectedly Wonderful: My Ramadan Journey in Indonesia

May 03

I am Nihad Ashraf from Zambia, East Africa and I am currently an MA student at the Faculty of Economics and Business, IIIU. It is my first time to spend Ramadhan in Indonesia and this new experience has been unexpectedly wonderful.Zambia, being a minority Muslim country, doesn’t really give the Ramadhan atmosphere as it is here in Indonesia....

May

01

Editorial : Eid Homecoming and the Anthropology of Longing

Editorial : Eid Homecoming and the Anthropology of Longing

May 01

UIII.AC.ID, DEPOK - In Indonesia, Lebaran or Eid al-Fitr is the day most awaited by many migrants and city-dwellers especially Muslims, because, that's the moment they will "go home" (return to their hometown) and celebrate Eid with their parents, relatives, and friends in their original kampongs and hometowns.So, as soon as the government...

May

01

Unique Ramadan Traditions of the Gambia in West Africa

Unique Ramadan Traditions of the Gambia in West Africa

May 01

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim lunar calendar and it is considered a holy month for Muslims all over the world. It is also the fourth pillar of Islam. It has double significance because it is the month that the Holy Quran was revealed to Prophet Muhammad SAW, during a night called the Night of Power or Laylatul Qadr. In this holy...

Apr

30

My First Ramadhan Outside Afghanistan

My First Ramadhan Outside Afghanistan

Apr 30

Ramadan is observed in Afghanistan and Indonesia, as it is in practically all Muslim countries. This is my first Ramadhan outside of my native country, and it has been exactly the same, with the exception of eating and the "Khatm-ul-Quran" (reading parts of the Qur'an to completion) during the Tarawih.Iftar and Tarawih prayer at the Masjid...

Apr

29

How is the Holy Month of Ramadhan Observed in India and Indonesia?

How is the Holy Month of Ramadhan Observed in India and Indonesia?

Apr 29

Ramadhan, the holy month of Islam, is considered highly sacred for Muslims all over the world. India has the world's second-largest Muslim population, after Indonesia. In India “Ramadhan” is usually called as “Ramazan”, where from the first day, Muslims usually wake up very early in the morning and then have the Sahoor meal, which in India...

Apr

19

Editorial: Nuzulul Quran

Editorial: Nuzulul Quran

Apr 19

There are many ways in which Muslims express their love for the Qur’an. One of them is by reading it. Look at this month of Ramadan, everywhere Muslims read the Qur’an. Not only in mosques or prayer rooms, but also in city parks, sidewalks, train stations, even in markets. Reading the Qur’an is a special act of worship in the month of...

Apr

05

Charyna Ayu Rizkyanti: Empathy Is Not An Antidote but also Solution

Charyna Ayu Rizkyanti: Empathy Is Not An Antidote but also Solution

Apr 05

“Empathy is about finding echoes of another person in yourself.” A quote from Mohsin Hamid, a Pakistani novelist. Charyna Ayu Rizkyanti Ph.D, a lecturer at Faculty of Education UIII, used that quote to explain the definition of empathy during the LunchTalk event on March 25, 2022.“Empathy in A Digital World” is the theme chosen for the...

Mar

26

Prof Mehmet: Muslim Countries struggles to Build Human Quality

Prof Mehmet: Muslim Countries struggles to Build Human Quality

Mar 26

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DEPOK — Developing countries imitate the West to progress. One of the things adopted by their government is to accumulate capital in order to catch up and spur development. “Western progress is inspired by the spirit of the Protestant Ethics which encourages capital...

Mar

15

The Faculty of Islamic Studies Successfully Held Their First Hybrid Event

The Faculty of Islamic Studies Successfully Held Their First Hybrid Event

Mar 15

UIII.AC.ID, DEPOK - On March 10, 2022, the Faculty of Islamic Studies of UIII conducted its first public lecture, entitled "Researching Culture: Islam, Music, and Identity." This event took place at the Theater Room of Faculty A Building.The public lecture was hybrid event due to the presence of students online, as well as many UIII students who...

Mar

15

Editorial: The Meaning of In-Person Classes for UIII Students

Editorial: The Meaning of In-Person Classes for UIII Students

Mar 15

UIII.AC.ID, DEPOK - This month, students of the Indonesian International Islamic University (UIII) have started the second semester of their studies in the 2021/2022 Academic Year. Unlike the previous odd semester, where lectures were completely conducted virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic, in this even semester, the classes have been...

Feb

28

Minister of Youth and Sports Affairs Gifts UIII 100 Bicycles

Minister of Youth and Sports Affairs Gifts UIII 100 Bicycles

Feb 28

UIII.AC.ID, DEPOK - The Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs, Mr. Zainudin Amali, visited UIII campus again, and this time gave UIII 100 bicycles as a gesture of support. The event was named "Bicycle Entrustment Ceremony," and it took place in the morning on March 7, 2022, at the UIII Faculty A Building’s parking lot.The presence of...

Feb

10

Faculty of Islamic Studies UIII is Ready to Go Global

Faculty of Islamic Studies UIII is Ready to Go Global

Feb 10

 The Faculty of Islamic Studies Indonesian International Islamic University (UIII) is collaborating with HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World the University of Edinburgh (UoE), Scotland on a project named "The Edinburgh-UIII Postgraduate Dual Degree Partnership on Islam and...

Jan

21

LBP Supports UIII to Become the Center of World Islamic Civilization

LBP Supports UIII to Become the Center of World Islamic Civilization

Jan 21

UIII.AC.ID, DEPOK - The Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment of the Republic of Indonesia, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan (LBP), visited the UIII campus on Thursday, January 20, 2022. This visit was aimed at monitoring and discussing the construction of the UIII campus before its grand launching by President Joko Widodo sometime...

Jan

04

First Jumu’ah at the Rahmatan Lil Alamin Mosque

First Jumu’ah at the Rahmatan Lil Alamin Mosque

Jan 04

UIII.AC.ID, DEPOK - Friday the 3rd of December 2021 marked a watershed moment for UIII campus. On that day, the UIII's Mosque, Rahmatan Lil Alamin, successfully held Jumu'ah prayers for the first time.There were three key people in charge of the event. The Imam was Dr. K.H Ilyas Marwal, the Khateeb was Professor Komaruddin Hidayat, the Rector...

Jan

04

Faculty of Islamic Studies Successfully Hosted the First Hybrid Class at UIII

Faculty of Islamic Studies Successfully Hosted the First Hybrid Class at UIII

Jan 04

UIII.AC.ID, DEPOK - The first hybrid class for the faculty of Islamic studies was held on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at UIII. In the building of Faculty A, the class ran smoothly for about 2,5 hours.Studies on Muslim Society was the first subject at UIII to offer a hybrid class. Nine students from the faculty of Islamic studies were...

Dec

17

Research Collaboration Plans by Roel van der Veen

Research Collaboration Plans by Roel van der Veen

Dec 17

UIII.AC.ID, DEPOK - On November 17, 2021, The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands sent representatives to UIII, Professor Roel van der Veen. He had the opportunity to visit UIII for a discussion and to see the buildings that have been completed as well as those that are still under development.The intention of the meeting was to...

Dec

06

Depok City and UIII Committed to Transforming Depok into a Blue and Green City

Depok City and UIII Committed to Transforming Depok into a Blue and Green City

Dec 06

UIII.AC.ID, DEPOK - Imam Budi Hartono, the Vice Mayor of Depok, and senior city officials visited UIII on Wednesday (24/11/2021) to participate in a tree-planting ceremony on the UIII campus. The event at UIII was to plant trees donated by KLH (the Ministry of Environment and Forestry of the...

Nov

30

UIII Campus Inaugurated in 2022, These are the First 4 Faculties to Be Opened

UIII Campus Inaugurated in 2022, These are the First 4 Faculties to Be Opened

Nov 30

UIII.AC.ID, DEPOK - The Indonesian International Islamic University (UIII) campus will be inaugurated in 2022. Preparations for the inauguration of this campus were discussed jointly by the Minister of Religious Affairs, Yaqut Cholil Qoumas with the Rector of UIII Prof. Komaruddin Hidayat. The plans for the development of the UIII...

Nov

30

Imagination Brings Civilization From the Discussion of the Book

Imagination Brings Civilization From the Discussion of the Book

Nov 30

UIII.AC.ID, DEPOK - The book entitled Islamic Imagination: A Reconstruction of Future Islam (Jakarta: Alvabet, 2021), the latest work of Prof. Dr. Komaruddin Hidayat was discussed by experts on October 18, 2021. The event, which took place virtually through a zoom meeting, was organized by the...

Oct

18

Editorial: Building Epistemic Community at UIII

Editorial: Building Epistemic Community at UIII

Oct 18

New students of UIII (Indonesian International Islamic University) have started their academic activities on September 27, 2021. Even though it is still conducted virtually, in general the class goes smoothly. At first, it was feared that the time...

Oct

18

Minister of Public Works and Housing Visits UIII Construction Site

Minister of Public Works and Housing Visits UIII Construction Site

Oct 18

UIII.AC.ID, DEPOK – The Minister of Public Works and Housing (Ministry of PUPR), Basuki Hadimuljono inspected the construction of the Indonesian International Islamic University (UIII) located at the RRI Cimanggis Complex, Depok on Friday (17/09). ...