1. Learning: Student learning and development are the primary purposes of the university of Darul Hikmah. 
  2. Excellence:DHU sets high expectations for students and graduates and demands excellence in teaching and in delivery of services.  DHU promotes quality and excellence in staff and faculty members through its many professional development activities. 
  3. Responsibility: The DHU places a high value on being ethical in all practices, and faculty members strive to impress this value upon their students. 
  4. Adaptability: Preparing students for a global, technologically changing world requires DHU faculty and staff members to be adaptive and responsive in developing and delivering programs and services. 
  5. Integrity: Operate with fairness, honesty, and the highest ethical standards to sustain a community of trust
  6. Education Access – Provide all qualified students with access to graduate and postgraduate education.