University of Darussalam Gontor (UNIDA) is a waqf college under the auspices of Pondok Modern Darussalam Gontor. Therefore, in carrying out its Tri Dharma, UNIDA Gontor maintains the vision, mission, and spirit of the pesantren. View more >>
The university was founded by the three brothers the late KH Ahmad Sahal, K.H. Zainuddin Fannani, and K.H. Imam Zarkasyi, not long after they had founded the Modern Islamic Institution (Pondok Modern) Darussalam Gontor, Ponorogo, Indonesia in 1926.
University Of Darussalam Gontor is rather distingusihed, interesting and unique. Due to the exixtence of Gontor as an educational institution which is managed independently based on self financing system.
To become a quality and meaningful pesantren-based university, as a centre for science development oriented to the islamisation of contemporary knowledge and as a centre for the study of the languange of the Qur'an for the welfare of mankind.
1. Organising education, teaching, research, and community service within the framework of the Islamization of contemporary Science and the development of the language of the Al-Qur'an;c
"A person's behavior, character, and attitude to life are related to his faith in God. The higher a person's faith, the better his behavior, character and attitude in life"
Prof. Dr. Hamid Fahmy Zarkasyi, M.AEd., M.Phil
I am sure UNIDA Gontor
will make a very important
and strong contribution
for young generation
Prof. Dr. Mehmet BulutRector of Istanbul Zaim University, Turkey
more than just an education
institution. It is one of the most
prominent and well-known
institutions in Indonesia that
plays a very important role in
shaping the future of Indonesia
and, in my opinion, the future
of the world.
H.M.A.Moazzam MalikBritish Ambassador to Indonesia, ASEAN, and Timor Leste
Pondok Modern Darussalam Gontor has firmly instilled the spirit of jihad and the spirit of nationalism to its students. The spirit of jihad and the struggle of the santri and kyai are not in a narrow sense, jihad in a broad sense in building the nation and state.
Prof. Dr. Dr. H. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, M.A., GCB., AC6th President of Indonesia
thank you for your
during my visit to your
of UNIDA Gontor. IIUM is
humbled to learn from
your great experiences
Prof. Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul RazakRector of International Islamic University Malaysia
As leaders on national and
international scales, the
graduates of UNIDA Gontor
are prime human resources
for fulfilling the Indonesian
Excellence Vision 2045.
Dr. dr. Terawan Agus Putranto, Sp. RadHealth Minister of Republic of Indonesia