Support to the Development of the Islamic Higher Education in Indonesia

  • Project No.
    IND 0226
  • Location
    Medan (Sumatra Utara), Palembang (Sumatra Selatan), Semarang (Jawa Tengah), Mataram (Nusa Tenggara Barat)
  • Start of project

The Support to the Development of the Islamic Higher Education (IHE) in Indonesia project involves four State Institutes of Islamic Studies (IAIN), namely IAIN Sumatera Utara (Medan, North Sumatera), IAIN Raden Fatah (Palembang, South Sumatera), IAIN Walisongo (Semarang, Central Java) and IAIN Mataram (Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara . It specifically aims at improving the access and quality of IHE Institutions through upgrading and equipping of facilities and enhancing the curriculum and training of the teaching staff of the four IAINs.

The project is aligned with the IDB Vision 1440H and the Bank’s Comprehensive Human Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (CHDPRS). The project is part of the Education and Skills Development Pillar of the Member Country Partnership Strategy (MCPS) (2011-2015) for Indonesia, and contributes to the improvement of access and quality of Higher Education Institutions through upgrading of structures and equipment, as well as curriculum and skills development. It is also consistent with the Indonesia Medium Term Development Plan 2010-2014, of which the 7th pillar aims at enhancing the quality of human resources, particularly in science and technology, in order to increase productivity.

The project improves the access to the institutes by constructing new buildings and support infrastructure, such as roads, drainage, electricity connectivity, etc. It also supports the quality and relevance of the IAINs through activities, such as curriculum development, training programs and the acquisition of necessary and appropriate equipment to improve the quality of courses.

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