Curriculum Vitae

In addition to engaging in formal-linear education in Islamic studies, Arif Maftuhin proactively pursued diverse educational and training opportunities that have profoundly shaped his academic journey.

In 2005, he was awarded the prestigious Fulbright scholarship, enabling him to attain a Master's degree in International Political Studies (MAIS) from the esteemed University of Washington in the United States. His quest for knowledge led him to participate in community development training at McGill University in 2004, further enhancing his skill set. Additionally, in 2013, he earned a coveted advocacy and facilitator training certification from St.Fx University in Canada, solidifying his expertise in these vital domains. This impressive pursuit of knowledge and expertise continued. In 2021, Arif Maftuhin secured a prestigious scholarship from the European Union to undertake a postdoctoral program at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Arif Maftuhin's dedication to linguistic proficiency was evident as he diligently pursued Arabic language instruction through the Ta'hil Muallimin diploma program at LIPIA, Jakarta, in 2001. Furthermore, honing his English language abilities was paramount, as demonstrated by his language training at the University of California, Davis, in 2005.

Beyond his scholarly endeavours, Arif Maftuhin actively contributes to the academic community as a respected speaker at numerous forums and educational writing training sessions. Moreover, his commitment to fostering inclusivity and advocating for individuals with disabilities speaks volumes about his character and leadership.