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Established in 1981, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) is located in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Yogyakarta (also recognized as Yogya or Jogja) in the middle of Java Island.

Jogja is well-known as a traditional city. The local landscape offers several mountains, beaches, and tourist spots.

There are over 90 educational institutes in Jogja – making it a popular student option. The city is also very affordable for students.

Yogyakarta also has reliable city transportation. Students can easily access the city bus transportation "Trans Jogja", using a motorcycle "ojek" or calling for a cab. Online ride-hailing services such as Go-Jek and Grab are also available.

There are affordable amenities throughout Yogyakarta at stalls, mini markets, malls, and local traditional markets. Students can enjoy Yogyakarta traditional cuisine, as well as traditional Indonesian and international dishes.

As a modern Islamic University, UMY’s vision is to create leading and enlightening graduates. In line with its vision, UMY does not only direct its students to master the latest science and technology but it also guides the students to develop culturally and religiously in line with Islamic values.

Situated in Yogyakarta where culture and tradition are strongly preserved, UMY students will obtain balanced experience between a strong on-campus academic atmosphere and an enriching off-campus social life.

UMY provides many opportunities to engage socially-in activities as one of the most reputable and vibrant Universities in Indonesia. The university is committed to focusing not only on academics and research but also on community empowerment and social responsibility.

UMY offers exchange programmes, internships, summer courses, short courses, and double degree programmes – many in partnership with other universities.    

UMY uses Indonesian as the main language for teaching. However, English is used for international classes including: International Relations (IPIREL), Law & Sharia (IPOLS), Islamic Economics & Finance (IPIEF), Government Affairs and Administration (IGOV), Accounting (IPAcc), Management and Business (IMaBs), Islamic Communication (IPICOM), and Communication Studies (IP-Cos).

To find out more about the university, please visit its social media platforms: Facebook; Twitter; Instagram; YouTube.

 
Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) has one campus which is located on Jl. Brawijaya, Kasihan, Bantul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Facilities and service on campus include:
 
Student dormitory
Bank and cash machines
Clinic
Mini hospital
Gym and fitness centre
UMY bike
Mosque
Post Office
Careers centre
Canteen
Student centre
UMY Library: Muhammadiyah Corner, American Corner, France Corner, Taiwan Education Center
Language Training Center (SAC)
 

UMY offers two student health facilities: Asri Medical Centre (AMC) and Firdaus Clinic Health. Other support systems available including the sport centre, canteen, café and a library. 
The university also provides student activities including student choir, taekwondo, orchestra and more. 
Student organisations offer students an opportunity to develop soft and hard skills – through things like the System Information Management for Student Card Planning and People Empowering. Students can also utilise Student Alumni Affairs.
 
Students at UMY come from 48 countries across the globe.
Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta provides a number of international events to learn about cross-cultural understanding around the globe, including:
 
International Summer School
International Culinary and Cultural Festival
Taiwan Higher Education Fair
Student Exchange with universities abroad
 
UMY provides the students library corner focused on the cultural immersion activities, including American Corner, France Corner and Taiwan Education Centre.
 
UMY offers a wide range of on-campus clubs and organisations for students (both academic and non-academic).
 
Some of the most popular extracurricular activities for students at UMY include:
Association for Environmental and Adventure Activity (MAPALA UMY)
Drum Corps UMY
Choir Club (Sunshine Voice UMY)
 
Students live both on and off-campus. The dormitory UNIRES (University Residence) is accessible for graduate students, exchange students and visitors to the university. Students who earn scholarships are able to use the dormitories for free. 
 
UNIRES also offers activities for students, such as crafts and physical exercise. There is also 24-hour security. 
 
International students hoping to study at Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta need to successfully complete the VISA application process and obtain a residence permit.

General students should follow this link to apply

Duration of study varies depending on level of study: 
 
Undergraduate program: 4 academic years (8 semesters)
Postgraduate program: 2 academic years (4 semesters)
Doctoral: 4 academic years
 
Students who earn a scholarship will have:
Tuition fee covered
Free accommodation (1 year)
Living costs subsidised
 
Monthly allowance:
Undergraduate: IDR1,500,00
Master’s: IDR2,000,000
Doctoral: IDR2,250,000
 
Undergraduate Programme
However, the second and or next year will be considered based on grade point average (GPA)*:
 
GPA                                                 Scholarship
≥ 3.00                                         Free tuition fee and living cost
2.75 ≤ GPA<3.00                         Discount 75% of tuition fee
< 2.75                                         Scholarship Revoked
 
Post-graduate Programmes
 
GPA                                              Scholarship
≥ 3.50                                      Free tuition fee and living cost
3.25 ≤ GPA < 3.50                      Discount 75% of tuition fee
3.00 ≤ GPA < 3.25                      Discount 50 of tuition fee
< 2.75                                      Scholarship Revoked
 
*GPA scale is using the 4.0 Scale.

For more information, please follow this link.

Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta Scholarship contributes up to US$3,500 a semester to tuition fees for international students undertaking Undergraduate or Postgraduate-taught studies who have demonstrated academic excellence. Find out more information here.
 
Find out about the registration process here.
 
Graduates usually find a job between three to six months after graduation.
The university offers a career counselling service for alumni and networking opportunities to share job requirement for alumni. The university’s alumni network is called KAUMY (Keluarga Alumni UMY). 

About

Established in 1981, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) is located in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Yogyakarta (also recognized as Yogya or Jogja) in the middle of Java Island.

Jogja is well-known as a traditional city. The local landscape offers several mountains, beaches, and tourist spots.

There are over 90 educational institutes in Jogja – making it a popular student option. The city is also very affordable for students.

Yogyakarta also has reliable city transportation. Students can easily access the city bus transportation "Trans Jogja", using a motorcycle "ojek" or calling for a cab. Online ride-hailing services such as Go-Jek and Grab are also available.

There are affordable amenities throughout Yogyakarta at stalls, mini markets, malls, and local traditional markets. Students can enjoy Yogyakarta traditional cuisine, as well as traditional Indonesian and international dishes.

As a modern Islamic University, UMY’s vision is to create leading and enlightening graduates. In line with its vision, UMY does not only direct its students to master the latest science and technology but it also guides the students to develop culturally and religiously in line with Islamic values.

Situated in Yogyakarta where culture and tradition are strongly preserved, UMY students will obtain balanced experience between a strong on-campus academic atmosphere and an enriching off-campus social life.

UMY provides many opportunities to engage socially-in activities as one of the most reputable and vibrant Universities in Indonesia. The university is committed to focusing not only on academics and research but also on community empowerment and social responsibility.

UMY offers exchange programmes, internships, summer courses, short courses, and double degree programmes – many in partnership with other universities.    

UMY uses Indonesian as the main language for teaching. However, English is used for international classes including: International Relations (IPIREL), Law & Sharia (IPOLS), Islamic Economics & Finance (IPIEF), Government Affairs and Administration (IGOV), Accounting (IPAcc), Management and Business (IMaBs), Islamic Communication (IPICOM), and Communication Studies (IP-Cos).

To find out more about the university, please visit its social media platforms: Facebook; Twitter; Instagram; YouTube.

 
Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) has one campus which is located on Jl. Brawijaya, Kasihan, Bantul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Facilities and service on campus include:
 
Student dormitory
Bank and cash machines
Clinic
Mini hospital
Gym and fitness centre
UMY bike
Mosque
Post Office
Careers centre
Canteen
Student centre
UMY Library: Muhammadiyah Corner, American Corner, France Corner, Taiwan Education Center
Language Training Center (SAC)
 

UMY offers two student health facilities: Asri Medical Centre (AMC) and Firdaus Clinic Health. Other support systems available including the sport centre, canteen, café and a library. 
The university also provides student activities including student choir, taekwondo, orchestra and more. 
Student organisations offer students an opportunity to develop soft and hard skills – through things like the System Information Management for Student Card Planning and People Empowering. Students can also utilise Student Alumni Affairs.
 
Students at UMY come from 48 countries across the globe.
Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta provides a number of international events to learn about cross-cultural understanding around the globe, including:
 
International Summer School
International Culinary and Cultural Festival
Taiwan Higher Education Fair
Student Exchange with universities abroad
 
UMY provides the students library corner focused on the cultural immersion activities, including American Corner, France Corner and Taiwan Education Centre.
 
UMY offers a wide range of on-campus clubs and organisations for students (both academic and non-academic).
 
Some of the most popular extracurricular activities for students at UMY include:
Association for Environmental and Adventure Activity (MAPALA UMY)
Drum Corps UMY
Choir Club (Sunshine Voice UMY)
 
Students live both on and off-campus. The dormitory UNIRES (University Residence) is accessible for graduate students, exchange students and visitors to the university. Students who earn scholarships are able to use the dormitories for free. 
 
UNIRES also offers activities for students, such as crafts and physical exercise. There is also 24-hour security. 
 
International students hoping to study at Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta need to successfully complete the VISA application process and obtain a residence permit.

General students should follow this link to apply

Duration of study varies depending on level of study: 
 
Undergraduate program: 4 academic years (8 semesters)
Postgraduate program: 2 academic years (4 semesters)
Doctoral: 4 academic years
 
Students who earn a scholarship will have:
Tuition fee covered
Free accommodation (1 year)
Living costs subsidised
 
Monthly allowance:
Undergraduate: IDR1,500,00
Master’s: IDR2,000,000
Doctoral: IDR2,250,000
 
Undergraduate Programme
However, the second and or next year will be considered based on grade point average (GPA)*:
 
GPA                                                 Scholarship
≥ 3.00                                         Free tuition fee and living cost
2.75 ≤ GPA<3.00                         Discount 75% of tuition fee
< 2.75                                         Scholarship Revoked
 
Post-graduate Programmes
 
GPA                                              Scholarship
≥ 3.50                                      Free tuition fee and living cost
3.25 ≤ GPA < 3.50                      Discount 75% of tuition fee
3.00 ≤ GPA < 3.25                      Discount 50 of tuition fee
< 2.75                                      Scholarship Revoked
 
*GPA scale is using the 4.0 Scale.

For more information, please follow this link.

Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta Scholarship contributes up to US$3,500 a semester to tuition fees for international students undertaking Undergraduate or Postgraduate-taught studies who have demonstrated academic excellence. Find out more information here.
 
Find out about the registration process here.
 
Graduates usually find a job between three to six months after graduation.
The university offers a career counselling service for alumni and networking opportunities to share job requirement for alumni. The university’s alumni network is called KAUMY (Keluarga Alumni UMY). 

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University highlights

Asian University Rankings

  • 2021
    #451-500

Ranking criteria

87.6
International Faculty
34.5
Outbound Exchange
32.7
Inbound Exchange
2021
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