Islamic Affairs


The University Mosque is an integral part of the lives of the majority Muslim students on campus. It has all the facilities one would expect to find in any modern well-equipped mosque. The University Mosque is a great way to enable students to mix with and befriend people from all over the world, and it is this diversity that makes it such a unique and interesting place to be. The atmosphere of the mosque makes the University a suitable area for study for both international and local students. The facilities of the mosque are of a good standard. The University’s Islamic Centre manages the mosque.

The University’s Mosque and Islamic Centre is located within 5 minutes walk as you enter from the main entrance of the University. Information regarding prayers and activities can be found via the UPM Islamic Centre website.

Centre for Management of Waqf, Zakat and Endowment (WAZAN)

The Centre for Management of Waqf, Zakat and Endowment (WAZAN), Universiti Putra Malaysia officially established on October 1, 2016. WAZAN is the abbreviation for WAqf, ZAkat and EndowmeN. In Arabic, WAZAN means a balance sheet or weighing instrument which is also called as Mizan. The meaning of WAZAN also leads to five main principles namely Ihsan, Hikmah, Fair, Balance and Excellence in the world and in the hereafter (Al-Falah). More information can be found via the WAZAN website.