College of Asian and Islamic Studies


The College serves in hope of becoming the acknowledged hub of regional networks by promoting research enterprise, sense of professionalism, and empowering indigenous communities that are globally designed for human development. Further, the College shall be recognized as advocate of advance learning in Asian and Islamic lore.


Consistent with the policies and programs of the University, the College molds promising young men and women to become productive members of our society. Imbuing knowledge of scientific technology, research and humanities that are inline with world-class underpinnings and aspirations.


The College of Asian and Islamic Studies (CAIS) shall postulate with the academic goals of the Western Mindanao State University (WMSU) assessed in harmony with ASEAN’s scholastic blueprint. To this end, CAIS goals shall thrive on the following: 

1). Genuine Postulation of Substantiated Literatures:

This goal supports the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community pillar, particularly in enhancing comprehension and admiration for the cultural variety, history, and principles of ASEAN and Islamic science. Through the creation of well-supported academic works, the college plays a role in nurturing mutual understanding and respect among ASEAN member states.

2).  Fostering Knowledge in Unknown Topics

This goal is in line with the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community pillar and Islamic foundation, specifically in advocating for academic research to investigate unexplored subjects within the ASEAN region and beyond. By promoting expertise in academic research, CAIS may contribute to the advancement of research enterprise through exposure of its novice researchers to regional linkages.

3). Engaging in Professional Linkages:

This goal likewise aligns with the ASEAN Economic Community pillar and Islamic tenets, particularly in promoting economic integration and cooperation among ASEAN countries. By engaging in professional linkages and exchange programs with other ASEAN universities. CAIS may contribute to strengthening regional cooperation and integration in the field of scientific, literary, and historic narratives from both cultural and academic lens.