Tuesday, March 15, 2016


The Centre for Islamic Development Management Studies (ISDEV), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) will be organising, for the ninth consecutive year, an annual academic trip to Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia on 8-12 May 2016. This academic trip is designed as follows:-

1. For all RISDEV (ISDEV Postgraduate by Research) and MISDEV (ISDEV Postgraduate by Mixed-Mode) students as part of the graduating fulfilment to actively participate in the Workshop Antarbangsa Pembangunan Berteraskan Islam ke - 9 (WAPI-9) and The Eighth International Conference on Islamic Development (ICID-8) which will be held within the above date. 

2. For members from other than ISDEV, all are cordially invited and warmly welcomed to participate. There is no specific theme for this WAPI-9 thus participants are free to write their papers based on their research interests which centres on Islam. 

3. The participation in various activities such as congregational prayer, tazkirah and tarbiyyah, visitation of tourists' attraction places as well as sight seeing to institutions of Islamic learning. These activities will be conducted together with the intention to increase one's faith and piety and for the fraternity to bind closer ties and understanding between  the participants.

As the first step, ISDEV members have to submit their approved abstracts and full papers as per the schedule stated below. Approved abstracts and full papers refer to the prior approval given by their supervisors as endorsed. The date of submission of abstracts and full papers of WAPI-9 are as follows:

Abstract submission dateline        : 18 March 2016
Full paper submission dateline     : 12 April 2016

The paper must be written according the format as follows:

Font :  Arial
Size  :  11
Spacing :   1.5 spacing
Length  :  Not more than 15 pages
Document :  Microsoft Word

Any updates will be notified from time to time. For further information, kindly refer to Dr. Azrin Ibrahim via email, azrin_azs86@yahoo.com or telephone at 604-653 4606.

All the attention and cooperation given of by all are greatly appreciated.

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