About Us


The Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) was formally incorporated on 16th February 1984, with the unique mission to provide academic excellence in the areas of business management education, IT and quality management. Faced with this challenging task, the University has, since its inception, ensured that its academic niche areas are focused on such disciplines as management, accountancy, economics, information technology, entrepreneurial development, tourism management, banking and finance, social development, human resources development and international affairs management. For more information go to UUM website.

The College of Arts and Sciences (UUM CAS) was formed on 1st January 2008 with the merger of the Faculties of Information Technology, Economics, Humanities and Social Development, Cognitive Sciences and Education, Quantitative Sciences, Communication and Modern Languages and Tourism and Hospitality. With a diverse mix of expertise, UUM CAS aims to serve as a pioneer centre of excellence in the fields of arts and sciences, as well as to develop competent and committed human capital to drive forward the nation and humanity at large in tandem with the University's charter and philosophy.

The Co-operative and Entrepreneurship Development Institute (CEDI) or Institut Pembangunan Keusahawanan dan Koperasi was originally known as the Centre of Business and Entrepreneur Development or Pusat Perniagaan dan Pembangunan Usahawan (PPPU). CEDI began operations on 1st March 1990. Three years later, on 1st November 1993, it was upgraded to become an institution in conjunction with the development of entrepreneurial activities and needs of the country.

Indonesia University of Computer (UNIKOM) was established officially on Tuesday, 8 August 2000 based on the decree of Minister of National Education number 126/D/0/2000. On Tuesday, August 8th 2000, through the decree no 126/D/O/2000, the Minister of National Education announced officially the founding of Indonesia University of Computer, abbreviated UNIKOM. The decree's content also allowed eleven course programs to establish, they were: Computer Engineering S1, Informatics Management S1, Industrial Engineering S1, Architecture Engineering S1, Regional and City Plan S1, Law S1, Communication S1, Political Science S1, Interior Design D3, Visual Communication Design S1, Visual Communication Design D3. Since its establishment in 2000, UNIKOM admits more or less 2000 new students annually. In 2009, the students admitted were 3.108. To the academic year 2009/2010, Unikom has six faculties and 23 course programs with 15.000 students originated from various regions.