University of Indonesia

University of Indonesia

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Universitas Indonesia is a modern, comprehensive, open, multi-cultural, and humanist campus that covers a wide range of disciplines. Established in 1849, Universitas Indonesia (University of Indonesia, or UI) is the oldest university in Indonesia.

Universitas Indonesia (UI) has been recognized as the best university in Indonesia. As a research university it constantly strives to reach the highest achievement in terms of discovery, development and diffusion of knowledge regionally and globally.

Notable alumni include Sri Mulyani Indrawati, an Indonesian economist who has been minister of finance of Indonesia since 2016, Nagita Slavina Mariana Tengker, an Indonesian actor, television host, film producer, and singer, and Soe Hok Gie, an activist who served as the inspiration for a 2005 film, Gie.

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A pioneer in innovation
and community service

Universitas Indonesia’s internationalization strategy started with mutual collaboration with universities worldwide. Currently, the university maintains more than 240 partnerships with universities worldwide covering various models of cooperation, such as joint-degree, student exchange, short course programmes, internships, joint research, joint publication, joint supervision, and capacity building among other activities. Universitas Indonesia is also an active member of 15 international higher education consortiums and associations, which contributes to a stronger network for international mobility

Vision and Mission


  • To become a superior and competitive center of science, technology and culture, through efforts to educate the nation's life to improve people's welfare, thereby contributing to the development of Indonesian society and the world


  • Provide broad and equitable access, as well as quality education and teaching
  • Organizing quality and relevant Tridharma activities with national and global challenges
  • Creating graduates who are highly intellectual, virtuous and able to compete globally
  • Creating an academic climate that is able to support the realization of UI's vision

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Being one of the oldest universities in Indonesia, Universitas Indonesia has a long-standing experience in academic, research and community engagement throughout the years of its establishment. Excellence research, publications, patents and innovations are enhanced through 65 research centers. The university puts resources in developing students’ creativity, talents and entrepreneurial skills, resulting in more than 30 tenants of business incubations at the university level

Information taken from a range of sources including Brunel University of London 

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