Why Universitas Airlangga

Universitas Indonesia is recognized as the best university in Indonesia and one of the leading regional universities in Southeast Asia and Asia.  In the recent years, Universitas Indonesia has placed itself on the world ranking, a proof that Universitas Indonesia is continually strengthening its position in global recognition. Since the reaffirmation of UI establishment in 1850, the university has performed its part for the nation. With the leadership of Christiaan Eijkman, the Director of Javaneese Medical Doctor School which was the earlier form of universitas indonesia), Universitas Indonesia was a center of national education and inspired its students to be policy makers and national leaders, even up to the recent era.

The major campus of Universitas Indonesia is located in green area consisting of 320 hectares with 6 natural lakes. The university maintains the ecology conservation while developing academic facilities. In the next few years, Universitas Indonesia will complete several projects of future development to advance campus facility, sharpen the integrated campus concept and develop innovation in research and technology.

Universitas Indonesia is an active member of regional as well as international associations, such as APRU, AUN, IIE and 7 other international associations. This opens opportunities for all ‘civitas-academica’ to share knowledge with global community.

The program is run in cooperation with 12 partner overseas universities enabling graduates to hold two degrees, one from UI and the other from the partner university.

The main research activities are conducted in three clusters; health, science and technology and humanities and social sciences. Health cluster research is done in the field of , for example, stem cell research and infected disease., science and technology research is targeted in, for example, Marine Technology and Nano Technology. Humanities and social science researches focus in several fields, such as indigenous studies and entrepreneurial society. Research activity at Universitas Indonesia is facilitated by 64 research center and supported by funding gained from various sources, such as government, private institutions and multinational industries.

Universitas Indonesia opens opportunity for international students and scholars to experience the blend of traditional and modern culture of Indonesia while studying at once. The growing numbers of international researchers, degree and non-degree international students at Universitas Indonesia enrich the multicultural ambience at the campus. The students of UI are not only from domestic region of Indonesia but also of international students from 26 countries.

International students can save their financial expense while studying at Universitas Indonesia. Most of students benefit from the low cost of living expense in Depok, the UI campus which is located in the bordering area of Jakarta and West Java.