Dr Ungaran Rashid is currently an assistant professor at the International Islamic University Malaysia. He holds Sarjana Theology (equal to Master of Divinity in American System) from a Christian seminary in Indonesia, Master and Doctorate degree in Comparative Religion from International Islamic University Malaysia. Having studied in both Christian and Islamic Theological institutions, he is able to apply a deeper understanding of both religions for the purposes of inter-religious and ethnical relationship.
He is a speaker for interfaith dialogue (Muslim-Christian relations) in various events held in Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, South Korea (including at Chongshin University, Seoul), USA, Turkey, Bangladesh and Mexico.
2012 – 2018 Ph.D. (in Comparative Religion), International Islamic University, Malaysia.
(Thesis: Harmony in Sundanese Culture: An Analytical Study with Special Focus from Qur’anic and Biblical Perspectives)
Dec 2008 - April2012 Master of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (in Comparative Religion), International Islamic University, Malaysia.
(Thesis: Son of God in Indonesian Christology: an Analysis of the Doctrine of Christ in the Indonesian Reformed Churches)
1999 – 2003 Sarjana Theology, Bandung Theological Seminary, Indonesia
(Thesis: House Church: an Alternative Church for the Sundanese People)
1988 – 1990 Department of Accounting, Pasundan University Bandung, Indonesia