The Department of Psychology has a exceptional scientific vision, that is to study psychology through Islamic paradigm. The learning purpose that is based on Islam is to:
- Perform education based on Islamic Psychology that is professional, innovative, technologically based.
- Carry out Islamic Psychology researches that are creative, applicable, and continuous.
In the field of research, The Department of Psychology focuses in establishing itself as a research institution in Psychology at an international level, committed on Islamic values, and upholds Indonesian cultures. Research topics in the Department of Psychology are referring to Chief Research Plan (RIP) that is oriented at increasing the society’s well being (baldatun thoyyibatun wa rabbun ghafuur). One of the referred topics in the Departement of Psychology is “Developing a Model of Increasing the Islamic Quality of Life”. For instance, Islamic Quality of Life Measurement, Husnudzan (wishful thinking), Repentance and Istighfar Therapy, Prophetic Parenting, Amanah (Trustworthy), Prophetic Leadership, Islamic Work Ethic, Sa’adah (Happiness), Tawwakal (Surrender to God), Tawadhu’ (Humility), Ikhlas (Sincerity), and Sakinah (Serene) Family.
Besides the researches in the Islamic topics, The Department of Psychology also organizes seminars within the Islamic topics such as The National Conference of Islamic Psychology (NCIP), as well as the publication of many articles. Other endeavors done by The Department of Psychology UII are collaborating with foreign partnership in areas of research, article or book writing with the University of Malaya, Malaysia (UM), and The International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT). Other than that, The Department of Psychology also conducts research collaboration within general topics with The University of Surabaya (UBAYA) Indonesia, Saxion University (Holland), DPFA HOchschule Sachsen (Germany), Zhejiang University (China), Zhoukou Normal University (China), as well as Henan Institute of Science and Technology (HIST) in China.