The International Islamic University Malaysia was founded in 1983 in Malaysia and has multiple campus locations in Gombak, Selangor with its Centre for Foundation Studies situated in Petaling Jaya and Gambang, Pahang, and its medical-centric branch in Kuantan, Pahang. The university offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Students wanting to pursue a program at the International Islamic University Malaysia are required to have a score of 550 in TOEFL or 6.0 points in IELTS.
The philosophy of IIUM was inspired by the outcomes of the 1977 First World Conference on Muslim Education in Makkah. This is reflected in IIUM educational philosophy and its logo. IIUM aspires to restore the roles of Muslims in education and knowledge creation and acquisition and to contribute to the improvement of quality of life for all mankind.
In addition to academic excellence, IIUM ensures that the students are trained to be responsible, imbued with good ethics, high moral values, and professionalism, lifelong learning, managerial and entrepreneurial skills as well as leadership skills.