Creating a better world through excellent graduate education and research on Islam and society in the Muslim world

Universitas Islam Internasional Indonesia (UIII) or Indonesian International Islamic University (IIIU) is a newly established graduate institution that provides seven schools and offers various academic programs focusing on the study of Islam and the Muslim world. The university also has various research centers with specific expertise to respond to strategic issues and challenges related to Muslim society worldwide.

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Historical Background

Today, Indonesia is the largest democratic country in Southeast Asia, as well as the largest democratic Muslim country in the world. With its sustained democratic practices since 1998, Indonesia has become an example of the compatibility between Islam and democracy. Indonesia’s accomplishments have also led to the strengthening of democratic aspects within ASEAN’s structure.

Indonesia is a country with the largest Muslim population in the world. There are around 1.5 billion Muslims worldwide, 200 million of them live in Indonesia.



Prof. Dr. Jamhari, MA

Greetings and a warm welcome to the vibrant leadership of Prof. Jamhari Makruf, M.A., Ph.D.! He has been guiding Universitas Islam Internasional Indonesia (UIII) as its Rector since November 2023, following in the footsteps of the esteemed Prof. Dr. Komarudin Hidayat. Delighted to have you on this exciting journey with us!