Universitas Islam Indonesia (UII) was founded on 8 July 1945 and becomes the first private university in Indonesia. With more than 70 years of experience, UII is committed to nurturing future leaders through distinguished study programs that are strengthened with Islamic values and a national spirit. Discover the wide opportunity to develop your utmost potential at Universitas Islam Indonesia.

UII is on the list of Top 500 Universities in Asia based on the QS Asia University Rankings 2019 & 2020 (rank 451-500). UII is also sitting in the National University ranking at 17 of 2,141 non-vocational tertiary institutions by the Indonesian Ministry of Education, Culture, and Research in 2019.

UII is an interesting place to study in Indonesia, bringing deep and valuable study abroad experience in one of the most exciting cities in Indonesia. Dig deeper in this culturally rich area with a deep root in education. Yogyakarta area is no doubt an amazing place for studying in Indonesia.

Universitas Islam Indonesia (UII) International Programs

As a pioneer of higher education in Indonesia, UII is deep-rooted in the tradition of academic freedom with which diversity of ideas is highly appreciated. With a highly motivating learning environment and potential for innovation, UII is committed to educating students to be innovative global leaders.

UII encourages outbound mobility exchange programs for UII active students to study in one of its global partner universities and prepare them to join the global community. The international mobility program, either joint/double degree or semester exchange program allows students to gain international experience and receive semester credit toward their degree when studying in a partner university.

Universitas Islam Indonesia (UII) International Programs

Currently, UII only provides Joint/Double degree programs, meaning the study is divided into two parts, the first one is in UII (using both Indonesian and English language), and the rest is in partner institutions (full in English). Explore complete information in English about these international programs here. Here are the programs available:

  • Bachelor of Business Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Master of Professional Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Urban and Regional Planning
  • Master of Law (LLM)

This international mobility program will also encourage students to raise their level of confidence, broaden their knowledge, be more independent, and expand their worldwide network. The program offers UII students the opportunity to continue their study in partner universities abroad with the following scheme to choose:

  • 3 years in UII and 1 year in UII partner university abroad (3+1)
  • 2 years in UII and 2 years in UII partner university abroad (2+2)
  • 2 years in UII and 1.5 years in UII partner university abroad (21.5)
  • 1 year in UII and 1 year in UII partner university abroad (1+1)

As for Doctoral programs, UII does not provide them in specifically designed International Program in English. However, international students could apply in regular programs taught in the Indonesian language

To reinforce internationalization and get actively involved in many international events, UII established the Directorate of Partnership/Office of International Affairs (DKKUI). Please visit its official website. 

Universitas Islam Indonesia (UII) 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 UII website at www.uii.ac.id or at the UII Office of International Affairs. Be aware as well that not all information is available in English. Do not hesitate to contact the UII admin or us 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

Note: This page is updated regularly, please check back for the latest information