In order to increase public interest in research, the SEBI Islamic Business and Economic Research Center (SIBERC) STEI SEBI held a research class agenda called "Intensive Research Class: 20 Days to Become a Researcher". This Ramadhan research class agenda is for the first time held by SIBERC starting from 1-20 Ramadhan 1442 Hijriyah to coincide with April 13-May 2 2021. In its implementation, SIBERC also collaborates with the Association of Islamic Economic Experts (IAEI) DPW DKI Jakarta and is also supported by several other institutions such as the Depok Young Indonesia Forum (FIM), the Jakarta FIM, the Islamic Economics Study Silaturrahim Forum (FoSSEI), the FoSSEI Alumni Corps (KA-FoSSEI), the Postgraduate Muslim Student Association (HIMMPAS), the SEBI STEI Library, and SEBI GenBI scholarship recipients .
"This agenda is a joint initiation between SIBERC, a research unit at STEI SEBI, and many parties. There is only one goal, so that we can make the best of our Fajr of Ramadan. Hopefully we can get along, strengthen each other, encourage, especially for those who have a thesis target, a thesis target, writing a journal, it can be finished well because we get direct sharing from the experts, "said Dr. Ai Nur Bayinah as the Executive Director of SIBERC in his speech.
The agenda was also filled by 20 Islamic Economics experts from various backgrounds of expertise. On the first day of the activity, the material was delivered by Sigit Pramono, Ph.D on "Development of Islamic Science".
"The glory of Islam has contributed to the advancement of science today. It is a form of the dark age of the dark ages that western civilization tells of. Where they cover the period before the heyday of western civilization which they consider the dark ages. They cover that it actually comes from Islam, "said Sigit who is also the Chairman of STEI SEBI".
"We must take the role of our future, embrace this knowledge, science, which is part of al-quwwah al-Islamiyyah, the power of Islam that we must have. So that Muslims have authority, have glory, have a civilization that is respected by the world. Indeed, it is our role as khalifatullah fil ardh, to contribute to a better civilization, ”he continued.
All activities were carried out online through the Zoom Meeting application and attended by hundreds of participants. It was noted that the registrants for the Intensive Research Class activity reached 920 participants from various regions in Indonesia.