Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia

Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (lit.'Islamic Science University of Malaysia'; Arabic: جامعة العلوم الاسلامية الماليزية; abbreviated as USIM) is an Islamic university in Nilai, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, which is fully owned and funded by the Malaysian government. Being the 12th Public Institution of Higher Learning (Malay: Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Awam; IPTA), it aims to spearhead knowledge and be the global reference centre for Islamic science.

Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia
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MottoBerilmu, Berdisiplin Dan Bertakwa
Motto in English
Knowledgeable, Disciplined and Devout
Officer in charge
Muhammad Farid Ishak
ChancellorTuanku Aishah Rohani
Vice-ChancellorMohamed Ridza Wahiddin
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USIM Campus, Bandar Baru Nilai, Negeri Sembilan

KUIM was made a public university on 13 March 1998. The university started operation in January 2000 at the National University of Malaysia in Bangi. The first enrolment for KUIM began on 18 June 2000 in a temporary location at Institut Professional Baitulmal, Kuala Lumpur. In January 2002, KUIM moved again to another temporary campus in Tower A and B, Persiaran MPAJ, Pandan Indah at Kuala Lumpur. On 15 July 2005, KUIM moved to its permanent campus at Nilai, while the medical faculty remained at Kuala Lumpur. KUIM was officially upgraded to university status on 1 February 2007.Up to date 2023 we already register up to 8,000 students.


The objectives of USIM are to uphold Islamic studies, bring Islamic studies into the national main education stream, and emphasise the use of information technology in education and research systems. Focus is also put in mastering Arabic and English language as well as the national language.


"Berilmu, Berdisiplin Dan Bertakwa" (Knowledgeable, Disciplined and Devout)



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