Universitas Indonesia (UI) is a modern, comprehensive, open-minded, multi-culture, and humanism campus that covers a wide array of scientific disciplines. UI simultaneously strives to be one of the leading research universities and the most outstanding academic institution in the world. UI is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to academic invention and research activities through various scientific programs.

UI was founded in 1849 and represents the most experiencing educational institution in Asia. UI has produced more than 400.000 alumni and continues its important role both nationally and internationally. UI is committed to produce a high-quality education system, global standard research activities, and maintain a high standard of international academic research publications.

Universitas Indonesia (UI) International Programs

The University of Indonesia (UI) was named the best university in Indonesia and ranked seventh in Southeast Asia in the annual World University Rankings (WUR) 2020 released by the Times Higher Education (THE), a media and data provider underpinning university excellence in every continent across the world.

UI has two campuses, one is in the central business district in Jakarta (Salemba) and the second one is located in the Depok area (West Java). Depok campus is a green campus covering 320 hectares. UI maintains the ecology conservation by utilizing only 25 percent of the area for academic, research, and student activities; while uphold 75 percent for forestation. UI commitment for ecology is also shown by wonderful lakes (in total UI has 8 lakes) inside its campus.

Universitas Indonesia (UI) International Programs

UI is conducting many international programs for undergraduate and postgraduate students. All of the programs are in a single and double-degree scheme. The double degree means the study is held 50% in UI and 50% in partner institutions outside Indonesia. These programs are all using English as the main language. These are the study programs offered by Universitas Indonesia:

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Psychology
  • Bachelor of Management
  • Bachelor of Communication
  • Bachelor of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Master of Management Science
  • Master of Economics Science

For the Doctoral Program, no specific international program is offered, however, international students could apply in regular programs taught in Indonesian language (and part in English).

Universitas Indonesia (UI) International Programs

Important Information

Please note that the information above is based on an official release in mid-2021. Always check for updates on the UI website at www.ui.ac.id or at UI International Office. Be aware as well that not all information is available in English. Do not hesitate to contact the UI admin or us in Studinesia through the Contact Form to get help for free.

We recommend you ask the administrator of each program about all the details since not all important information is available online in English. Do call or text or email the admin about your questions or inquiries. The preferred tool is using WhatsApp, social media account, and email. Be prepared to have an admin who is not fluent in English, so speak slowly and clearly. Combine the communication with written format to avoid misunderstanding as far as you can.

Bear in mind that all Indonesian higher education institutions are able to accept international students in programs outside the ones labeled as "international programs." That means that those regular programs are held in Indonesian language, and all international students should have sufficient language capability to enter the program. Check these "Indonesian TOEFL" to get more information:

  • UKBI (Uji Kemahiran Berbahasa Indonesia/Indonesian Language Proficiency Test) - information in Indonesian or in English
  • TIBA (Tes Bahasa Indonesia sebagai Bahasa Asing/Indonesian Proficiency Tests) - information in English
  • BIPA (Bahasa Indonesia Bagi Penutur Asing/Indonesian Language for Foreigners) - information in English

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