Integration of madrasah diniyah learning systems for strengthening religious moderation in Indonesian universities

Ngainun Naim, Abd. Aziz, Teguh Teguh


Madrasah Diniyah is a very special Islamic education system in Indonesia that can be implemented from primary, secondary, and even higher education levels. This study aims to explain the integration of the madrasah system in Islamic Religious Universities in the framework of strengthening religious moderation. The research method used is qualitative with a symbolic interactionalism approach. The main informants in this study were eleven people from the elements of the chancellor, vice-rector 1, head of Madrasah Diniyah (Mudhir), teachers/ustadz, and students at Tulungagung State Islamic Institute (IAIN) Tulungagung. The research implementation procedure is technically carried out by the stages of data collection, reduction, presentation, and analysis. There are three stages in data analysis, namely the stages of restatement, description, and interpretation of data. This study found that the integration of the Madrasah Diniyah system into the learning system at IAIN Tulungagung is quite effective in increasing students' religious knowledge. The implementation of Madrasah Diniyah needs the support of all stakeholders in higher education. The obstacles faced need to be minimized in terms of infrastructure improvement and participant readiness. The Madrasah Diniyah system which is integrated into the learning system in universities is a breakthrough in the world of higher education. This integration model is a model that can be developed in other Islamic religious colleges which generally have almost the same problems.


Islamic boarding school; Islamic religious college; learning system; madrasah diniyah; religious moderation


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