Socio-cultural developments and changes that occur in society due to development, economic, and globalization processes are increasingly approaching all levels of society, both in urban and rural areas. The era of modern information systems has made distance no longer an obstacle for people to get the latest information about an event or a new discovery in the field of knowledge. This symptom opens up opportunities as well as challenges for global competition. This is what makes the position of efforts to develop an independent and professional education system very strategic. Because the quality of human resources will be largely determined by the quality of the education system,
The beginning of the establishment of Ma’had Tahfizhul Qur’an Isy Karima Karanganyar Surakarta, Central Java, in 1999 began with Ma’had ‘Aly education at the D2 level based on Islamic boarding schools, where all students were required to memorize the Qur’an’s 30 Juz for 2 years. The number of students in the first batch of 16 people became the forerunner of the establishment of the Madrasah Aliyah Tahfizhul Qur’an (MATIQ). In later developments, Ma’had ‘Aly evolved into D3.