Top Universities and Colleges in Indonesia

Where do you find the best universities in the world? Well, pretty much anywhere - including Indonesia! Cool, huh? In Indonesia you can find plenty of top-ranked universities that take their rightful place next to some of the biggest international university names out there.

Indonesia's universities, colleges, medical schools, engineering schools, and law schools are highly respected and well-known in the education and academic communities, and they continue to offer prestigious Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D programmes for smart, driven adventurers like you. Feel free to choose from some of the most competitive degrees in the best universities in Indonesia.

Best Universities in Indonesia according to International Rankings

Universities Times Higher Education Ranking (2023) Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2022) TopUniversities Ranking (2023) U.S. News & World Report Ranking (2023)
Universitas Gadjah Mada - - 231 -
Institute of Technology Bandung - - 235 -
University of Indonesia - - 248 970
Airlangga University - - 369 -
Bogor Agricultural University - - 449 -
ITS - - 701 -
Universitas Padjadjaran - - 751 -
Brawijaya University - - 801 -
Diponegoro University - - 801 -
Binus University International (BI) - - 1001 -
Hasanuddin University - - 1001 -
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University Rankings Explained

World University Rankings created by Times Higher Education takes into account the reputation of research done by universities and how often papers produced by universities were quoted around the world.

Academic Ranking of World Universities created by Shanghai Jiao Tong University focuses on the number of award-winning scientists, most cited researchers from the listed universities, and their contribution to the scientific community.

QS World University Rankings created by TopUniversities surveys a large number of academic experts about the reputation of universities and also measures the quality of teaching.

Best Global Universities Rankings created by U.S. News & World Report analyses university graduation rates and how many students remain enrolled in their second year of studies. It also surveys university representatives on the performance of universities.

Study in Indonesia

Indonesia is an Asian country that has been drawing a number of international students. Having mostly public universities, you can study your chosen discipline at any degree level and enjoy a thriving and multicultural academic environment.


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