Perbanas Institute introduced a new undergraduate study programme on Shariah Economics serving to support Indonesia’s immense potential for Shariah banking and finance. Perbanas’ Shariah Economics programme received official government approval on 7th December 2015 based on the Menristek Dikti No. 164/KPT/I/2015 letter. Indonesia’s standing as the most populous Muslim country in the world presents Perbanas Institute with the opportunity to spearhead higher education in the field of Shariah banking and finance. As such, Perbanas Institute is poised to produce adept human capital to meet the growing demand for professionals with an in-depth understanding of Islamic finance.
With extensive expertise in the local finance sector, Perbanas has long served the country’s need for qualified graduates in conventional banking. Striving for innovation, Perbanas Institute has built upon this foundation by undertaking numerous efforts to expand beyond its renowned area of expertise. Currently, Perbanas Institute is the sole institution in Indonesia providing an undergraduate degree focused on Shariah Economics as a highly-specialised field of study. Through the newly-introduced Shariah Economics study programme, Perbanas Institute demonstrates its active approach in becoming a world-class university while also aiming to become the centre of Shariah finance and banking education in Asia.