Rector UNAIR, Prof.Dr. Mohammad Nasih (Left) when in awards ceremony (photo by courtesy)
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UNAIR NEWS – Universitas Airlangga got achievement in providing Islamic Economic Program (EKIS). EKIS UNAIR is on a decade right now, besides as a pioneer of EKIS program in public university, it also achieved triple A of accreditation.

The award was given by Ikatan Ahli Ekonomi Islam (IAEI)/ Islamic Economic Experts Association in gathering event on Saturday (29/7) at Fairmont Hotel, Jakarta. This event held at same time with the launching of National Committee of Sharia Financial (KNKS) by President of Republic of Indonesia at National Palace, Jakarta.

“IAEI assessed all the public universities in Indonesia that have Sharia Economic or Islamic Economic study program that perhaps the number is hundreds,” Said the  Vice Dean III, Faculty of Economic and Business Nisful Laila., SE., M.Com.

One of the assessment aspects was the quality of graduates. Today, EKIS UNAIR graduates spread out around Indonesia, to contribute in country development of sharia economics and financial. Among the graduates, there are ministry, governor, regent or vice regent and professional workers in various financial institutions.

The awards ceremony was attended by IAEI representative from around Indonesia. The awards was given directly by Chief of IAEI who also as a Ministry of National Planing Development, Bambang Permadi Soemantri Brodjonegoro, Prof., S.E., M.U.P., Ph.D.

“By this award means that all the hard work of UNAIR in bringing up EKIS was appreciated well with others, in this occasion is IAEI. Of course it’ll be a consequence of UNAIR to keep improving to be a reputable university,” Nisful said

In order towards 500 world class university, Sharia Economics Department keep building science culture to dissemination research result of lecturers and students. One of the efforts was to join science forum and reputable international journals.

Other efforts were to dispatch EKIS student to join student exchange program in many universities all around the world.

UNAIR has three study program in undergraduate, master and doctoral degree which has been accredited as A by National Accreditation Board for State Universities (BAN-PT).


Author : Binti Quryatul M

Editor : Nuri Hermawan


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