Community Service to Exchange Knowledge: The Implementation of Waqf and Zakat in UPM and USK


Article History

Received: 30.03.2021

Revision: 10.04.2021

Accepted: 20.04.2021

Published: 30.04.2021


Author Details

Irma Suryani, Permana H. L., Megawati, Ade Irma Suryani, M. S. A. Abd. Majid, Haril Riyaldi, A. Sakir, Halimatussakdiah and Juanda


Authors Affiliations

Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Banda Aceh, Indonesia


Abstract: This activity was intended to exchange knowledge regarding waqaf and zakat implementation at Universitas Syiah Kuala and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). It was held on 10-12 December 2019 at UPM, Malaysia with 55 participants. This program was conducted through workshops and focus group discussion which leaded by Waqaf and Zakat leaders as well as staffs from both universities. The results of this program were: the increase of understanding of waqaf and zakat theories and implementation in both countries, recommendations toward better implementation of waqaf and zakat in both universities, the strength of waqaf and zakat institutions and good governance in both university.


Keywords: Waqf, Zakat, Community Service, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Universiti Putra Malaysia.