FACULTY of USUL Al-DIN AND PHILOSOPHY
Address: Jl. Ir H. Juanda No 95 Ciputat 15412,BANTEN - INDONESIA Phone: +62 21 7401925, +62 21 7493677;
Fax: +62 21 7402982
Dean: Dr. Amin Nurdin, MA
Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs: Dr. Hamid Nasuhi, MA
Deputy Dean for General Affairs: Dra. Hermawati, MA
Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs: Dr. Masri Mansoer, MA
IN LINE WITH THE UNIVERSITY'S NEW VISION, this Faculty aims to became a center for the study of Islamic thought. In 1982 it operated the Department of Theology and Philosophy and in 1989 it ran the Department of Tafsir and Hadith. In 1989 the Department of Da'wa became the new Faculty of Da'wa. In the following academic year of 1999/2000, two new departments were added: Islamic Political Thought and the Sociology of Religion.
The Faculty of Usul al-Din and Philosophy prepares its students as professionals who understand fundamental Islamic sciences. The Faculty has five study programs as follows:
Theology and Philosophy
The Sociology of Religion
Tafsir and Hadith
Islamic Political Thought
1. Comparative Religion
THIS DEPARTMENT aims to produce Muslim scholars with expertise in comparative religion, to enable them to compare the similarities and differences in various religions, analyze conflicts that may arise, and find solutions to those conflicts.
The core subjects taught in this Department include: Quranic Verses, the Philosophy of Religion, World Religions, Inter-Religious Relations, the Sociology of Religion, the Anthropology of Religion, the Psychology of Religion, Religious Phenomenology, Research Methodology in Comparative Religion, Mysticism, Ethics, Orientalism, Logic, the Philosophy of Science, Islam in Indonesia. Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, and Christianity.
2. Theology and Philosophy
THIS DEPARTMENT aims to produce graduates who understand theology and philosophy.
The core subjects offered include: Islamic Theology, Trends in Theology, Islamic Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, Logic, Sufism, Research Methodology in Philosophy, the Sociology of Religion, the Philosophy of Religion. Mysticism, Orientalism, the Philosophy of Science. Islam in Indonesia, the Philosophy of Values, the Philosophy of Ethics, and Modern Islamic Theological Thought.
3. Tafsir and Hadith
THIS DEPARTMENT provides its students with expertise in Quranic Sciences, Quranic Exegesis, Prophetic Traditions, and Sciences of Prophetic Traditions.
The core subjects offered include: Quranic Sciences, Sciences of Prophetic Traditions, Quranic Exegesis, Prophetic Traditions, Mysticism, Orientalism, the Philosophy of Science, Logic, Islamic Philosophy, Methods of Quranic Exegesis, Hadith Verification, Discussion of Tafsir and Hadith Books, the Philosophy of Islamic Law, and Research Methodology on Quranic Exegesis and Prophetic Traditions.
4. The Sociology of Religion
THIS DEPARTMENT develops social and religious sciences and combines them into a single discipline: the Sociology of Religion. More specifically, it aims to produce Muslim scholars with expertise in the fields of religious social sciences, especially research into socio-religious phenomena and the solution to any problems that may arise.
Core subjects include: Introduction to the Sociology of Religion, Social Research Methodology, Classical Sociological Theory. Modern Sociological Theory, Sociological Approaches to Religion, Social Analysis of the Islamic Community, the Anthropology of Religion, New Religious Movements, Religion and Majority-Minority Issues, the Sociology of Development, Community Development, and the Sociology of Regional Muslim Communities.
5. Islamic Political Thought
THIS DEPARTMENT combines social sciences and religious sciences into one discipline: Islamic political science. This program aims to produce Muslim graduates with expertise in the field of Islamic Political Thought.
The care subjects in this department include: Introduction to Political Science, the History of Islamic Thought, Classical and Medieval Islam, Themes in Islamic Political Thought, Western Political Thought, Indonesia and International Relations, Human Rights in the West and Islam, Modern Islamic Thought and Political Movements, Political Ethics, Governments in Islamic Countries, Islamic Thought and Political Movements in Indonesia, Islamic Political Philosophy, Civil Society, Indonesian Political System, Political Systems of ASEAN Countries, Research Methodology in Political Science.
Alamat : Jl. Ir H. Juanda No 95 Ciputat 15412,
Telepon : (021) 7401925, (021) 7493677;
Fax : (021) 7402982