Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia

country rank : 8

world rank     : 966

University Overview


Established in 1983, Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (International Islamic University Malaysia) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Kuala Lumpur (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Gombak. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (IIUM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (IIUM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 34 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students’ past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. IIUM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity


Name International Islamic University Malaysia
Acronym IIUM
Founded 1983
Motto Taman Ilmu dan Budi
Garden on Knowledge and Virtue

Yearly Tuition Range


uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Local student Not reported Not reported
Int’l student Not reported Not reported


University Admissions


Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students’ past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Admissions and Records Division, International Islamic University Malaysia
Gombak 68100
+60 (3) 6196 4045


Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range
Control Type Control Type
Entity Type Entity Type


Facilities and Services 


Library University Library
Yes Go to Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Distance Learning Not reported




Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi

Year of first Accreditation




  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)


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