The philosophy of the University is founded on the first five verses of Surat –al-‘Alaq (“The Clot”);
The philosophy of IUM is based on the worldview that Allah (SWT) is the absolute creator and sustainer of the universe. Therefore, knowledge in all disciplines acquired and disseminated in the University should be in congruence with the spirit of Tawhid. Thus, knowledge should be utilized according to the divine guidelines encoded in the Holy Scripture; Al-Qur’an and the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammed (Sallallahu ‘alahi wasallam). Humans as “kalifathul Allah” on earth bears the responsibility for the comprehensive development of the nation and the Ummah.