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Universitas Gadjah Mada

4.2 out of 5 (50 ratings / 45 reviews) Jakarta, Indonesia
Established in Yogyakarta in 1949, Universitas Gadjah Mada is the largest university in Indonesia and the best in some areas. Since its early establishment, UGM is the place to learn for the young generation from various regions in Indonesia with their distinctive culture and local languages.

Master's Programmes

About

Following internationalisation programme, the number of international students continues to increase. Apart from the fact that we have dual-degree programme with a number of renown universities in the world, we also admit international students through various programmes for various projects. This creates the learning setting at UGM to have Indonesian as well as international atmosphere.With the rich variety of disciplines being offered at UGM, students will have an extensive and varied range of choices. This will also provide opportunities for students to enrich knowledge, research experience and interdisciplinary approach at Universitas Gadjah Mada.Also, researchers, lecturers, industry and other institutions that wish to have collaborations with UGM find the rich variety of disciplines at UGM. In addition to the more than 200 study programmes, UGM has over 25 centres of studies. Our wide range of collaboration experiences with similar education institutions, research institutes, government agencies, NGOs and inudstry has enabled us to facilitate intensive collaborations.The comfort and facility support within the campus is supported by conducive campus environment. Located in Yogyakarta which is the city of education rich in history and cultural heritage, students and researchers as well as guest lecturers will also gain knowledge and experience enrichment. The location of UGM is close enough to two world famous temples, Borobudur and Prambanan, apart from the palace of Yogyakarta, Kraton. More information on UGM can be found in the following pages. More detailed and recent information can be found on our website. We’re happy to meet you on campus.

The international research acknowledgement is shown by the WHO's adoption of handling protocol for children with diarrhea in hospital proposed by lecturers of the Medical Faculty, UGM, as well as by UNDP's adoption of methods of handling social conflicts. Many joint researches have been done by UGM researchers in collaboration with researchers from prominent universities in the world for biomedical sciences and social humanities subjects respectively.

Research

The international research acknowledgement is shown by the WHO's adoption of handling protocol for children with diarrhea in hospital proposed by lecturers of the Medical Faculty, UGM, as well as by UNDP's adoption of methods of handling social conflicts. Many joint researches have been done by UGM researchers in collaboration with researchers from prominent universities in the world for biomedical sciences and social humanities subjects respectively.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
254 66
2020
320 71
2019
391
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
1001
2020
1001
2019
1001
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
1304
2020
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Student Reviews

Lack of research support made me here
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Some lecturers did good lectures and motivated me to pursue my curiosity and I'm grateful for that but the laboratories couldn't accommodate for further research. Overall, I enjoyed my study there but the lack of professor-level lecturers made me want to study more in a developed country which has a better understanding in a world of physics.

My experience from 7 years on the wrong degree
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My experience in Gadjah Mada University is really great. I love the teachers and the atmosphere of the student that really make you want to learning more and knowing more. But i have some miss on the third year i'm there. Because i think i got the wrong major from what i want. But im still finished my bachelor's degree, even though it take 7 years for me to complete it.

Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) in Short
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Universitas Gadjah Mada, shortly UGM, is a university located in the Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. In 2021, UGM became the number one university in Indonesia, according to QS WUR 2022. It is an excellent place for studying with many facilities which students can use. UGM consists of eighteen faculties and up to 265 majors, which surely provided many options for...

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