The idea to set up a Halal institute at Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) was brought up in 2004. In 2008, the University Senate has approved the establishment of Institute of Halal Research and Management (IHRAM) as a Centre of Excellence (CoE).

1 January 2010 was a historic moment where IHRAM officially starts its formal activity which Associate Professor Dr. Alina Abdul Rahim was appointed as the first Director. IHRAM basic setting is to support the University manifestation by becoming an advanced institute for Halal Governance and Sciences in resolving community issues and Islam through planning, development, strategic restructuring and development, research and services.

Institute of Halal Research and Management (IHRAM)

Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Bandar Baru Nilai, 71800, Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, MALAYSIA
Tel: +606-798 7010 , Fax: +606-798 7015,   Website : ihram.usim.edu.my