UIN Jakarta International Cooperation with King Salman Global Academy

UIN Jakarta International Cooperation with King Salman Global Academy

FITK, UIN News Online - The Arabic Language Education (PBA) Study Program of the Faculty of Tarbiyah and Keguruan (FITK) UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta held an Arabic language month program in collaboration with the King Salman International Arabic Language Academy - Madinah Al-Munawwarah (King Salman Global Academy for Arabic Language). This program was held for 4 days from Monday (22/1/2024) to Thursday (25/1/2024) in the Theater Room on the 3rd floor of FITK UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta.

The Rector of UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, Prof. Asep Saepudin Jahar, M.A., Ph.D., welcomed the presence of several figures representing the King Salman Global Academy for Arabic Language by delivering brief remarks in Arabic, one of the figures was Dr. Abdullah bin Saleh Al-Washmi, Secretary General of King Salman Global Academy for Arabic Language. In his speech, he hoped that the implementation of this language month program would be a new stage of cooperation between the two parties to develop the skills of students and lecturers of UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta in learning Arabic language and culture.

The programs held in this Arabic language month include seminars, competitions, and language courses aimed at non-native speakers at UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta. The skills competed in this program are storytelling and speech in Arabic, as well as calligraphy art. The competition was held online long before the D-day, more than 160 students and 84 universities across Indonesia participated with a total of 260 participants.

After going through the selection process, there were 3 participants with the highest scores from each field of competition which were then selected directly by figures from King Salman Global Academy to determine the first winner. The participants came from various regions in Indonesia, such as Madura, Banjarmasin, Sukabumi, Surakarta, Makassar, and Yogyakarta.

International cooperation carried out by UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta with King Salman Global Academy in developing knowledge is important to improve and deepen Arabic language learning. This interaction allows students to take advantage of valuable opportunities and experiment to communicate in Arabic with professors, seniors, native speakers, and other participants in discussion forums. (Nadia Nur Fadilah / Noeni Indah Sulistiyani)