The prideful achievements are accomplished by 3 Muhammadiyah Higher Education Institutions (PTM) which became 10 Top Islamic Universities in 2021 in the UniRank version. Those are Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM), Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY), and Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta (UMS).
“Based on UniRank ranking, the position of Muhammadiyah universities is above the campuses which so far becomes the references of Muslim in the World, from the accreditation status to the indicators created by UniRank, the result of our PTMs is so prideful,” said Sayuti, Secretary of Muhammadiyah Diktilitbang Council, Thursday (18/02).
Sayuti also explained that Muhammadiyah universities are more efficient and effective compared to the other universities, but this PTMs achievement is higher from the existing budget. “I hope it can be motivation-driven to the other PTMs to accomplish achievements and do continuous improvement in order to improve itself and its qualities,” he said.
The spirit to improve PTM qualities, mentioned by Sayuti, can not be stopped and all of the existing energy should be used to present the progressive PTM. “To manage PTM, we should bring the da’wah and charity service spirit, and continue KH. Ahmad Dahlan’s example for giving good deeds,” he said.
The following is The World’s 10 Top Islamic Campus in 2021 in UniRank version: (1) Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang Indonesia, (2) Iran University of Science and Technology Iran, (3) Cairo University Egypt, (4) Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta Indonesia, (5) Umm Al-Qura University Saudi Arabia, (6) Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Iran, (7) Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia Malaysia, (8) Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta Indonesia, (9) Universitas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang Indonesia, (10) Universitas Islam Indonesia. And other PTMs which spread out in the further lists.