Institute of Malay Civilization (IMC) is a research centre on various Malay civilization disciplines. Generally, civilization meaning as an enormous field consists of language, art and culture. The meaning of civilization is broad from the combination of three fields. It is undeniable that culture is a very important element in the civilization. As IMC is an institute which focus on Malay Civilization, it will stand as Reference Centre for scholar in UPSI when carrying out research. The establishment of the Institute, in addition to honour Scholar Za’ba as well as to affirm the importance of people’s understanding, scholar or civil on what is meant by Malay Civilization, especially the meaning of Malay which is the main focus of study and research, sociocultural development that exist nowadays, endeavours in attitude, ethics and knowledge development.