Albukhary International University (AIU) is a private nonprofit education institution, a fully residential campus with state-of-the-art facilities. It provides a conducive living and learning environment for self-discovery, nurturing relationships and building understanding on global issues. At AIU, students are exposed to holistic educational approaches through combined academic and social engagement programmes which are carried out throughout the study period. Designed and constructed on 45-acre (18 hectare) site, the AIU campus is located near the city of Alor Setar, the capital of the State of Kedah in the north of Malaysia. The inspiring architectural splendour of the University campus is one that  mirrors classical Muslim architecture during the golden age of learning. The beauty of AIU lies not just in its rich and beautiful architecture but also-and very importantly-in the diverse enrollment of students from over 40 nationalities. Through our vision, mission and core values, AIU is committed to ensuring human dignity in line with the concept of ‘Inspiring Minds’ as the core ethos and tagline of the University.


AIU was founded with the intention of providing opportunity where the pursuit of knowledge can flourish together with exploration and stretching its boundary toward a new horizon for future need. At the heart of AIU lies its core values, Adab, Akhlak, Akidah, Amanah & Amalan. With this, AIU aspires to develop adaptable, balanced, well-rounded individuals who are willing and able to serve humanity, acting as agents of change agents in their respective communities.


Innovating solutions that promote the convergence of ideas towards a sustainable world.


Providing opportunity to serve humanity through social business in a redesigned learning environment

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