Rector of UIN-SUKA Yogyakarta was Elected the President of Asian Islamic Universities Association (AIUA)
Globalization requires Islamic universities to develop their education to meet international standard. Collaboration in the field of academics, research, and community services with other institutions is a necessary effort to improve the status of the university to become world class. Islamic universities play role not only in local level but also globally.
During The 6th Meeting & Biennial AGM Of Asian Islamic Universities Association (AIUA) at IAIN Ternate on November 10, 2017, the Rector of UIN Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta, Prof. Drs. KH. Yudian Wahyudi, MA., Ph.D, was elected the President of Asian Islamic Universities Association (AIUA). This program was attended by rectors from Islamic Universities in Asia.
AIUA is an association for Islamic universities and institutes in Asia. Its’ role is strengthening and bridging Islamic education in the world. This Association acts as the platform for its member to develop and improve their universities through collaboration and cooperation in academic fields.
The AIUA aims at helping member institutions to strengthen themselves by helping each other to improve their teaching and learning, research, and community services into the standard of international education, particularly in the field of Islamic studies. There are 40 institutions of higher education involve in this association, and they come from Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, and Thailand.(ch-Sh)