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Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia

Location Jl. Dr. Setiabudhi No. 229, Bandung , ID, Bandung Indonesia
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Ranking

# 201-250

QS WUR Ranking By Subject
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73

Undergraduate programs
PGicon

52

Postgraduate programs
stars

3

QS stars

The Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia main campus is based in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Bandung is also known as the City of Flowers, or Kota Kembang.


UPI itself is located in the upper part of Bandung, where the weather is known as being some of the best in the area. UPI also has five regional campuses in Cibiru, Sumedang, Purwakarta, Tasikmalaya and Serang.


Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia is renowned for its education studies, offering more than 100 education courses and nearly 50 non-education courses. Over the years, UPI has consistently been ranked as one of the best universities in educational studies – #251-300 in the QS World University Rankings – making it the highest-ranking Indonesian education university.


The main teaching language at Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia is Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian). The university offers an international study program, International Program on Science Education, in which the main language of teaching is English. This is also true for studies of English Language and Literature and English Education.


Find out more about life at Universitas Pendidikan via its social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

The Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia main campus is based in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Bandung is also known as the City of Flowers, or Kota Kembang.


UPI itself is located in the upper part of Bandung, where the weather is known as being some of the best in the area. UPI also has five regional campuses in Cibiru, Sumedang, Purwakarta, Tasikmalaya and Serang.


Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia is renowned for its education studies, offering more than 100 education courses and nearly 50 non-education courses. Over the years, UPI has consistently been ranked as one of the best universities in educational studies – #251-300 in the QS World University Rankings – making it the highest-ranking Indonesian education university.


The main teaching language at Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia is Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian). The university offers an international study program, International Program on Science Education, in which the main language of teaching is English. This is also true for studies of English Language and Literature and English Education.


Find out more about life at Universitas Pendidikan via its social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

University information

International undergraduate students can apply to study at Universitas Pendidikan with an application form, statement letter for funding, statement letter for obeying UPI and Indonesian rules, health certificate, passport, previous education certificate, academic transcript, identification photo, and English proficiency certificate.  


International postgraduate students must also submit recommendation letters from the previous university and lecturer, alongside a study plan. Applicants with an intelligible Bahasa Indonesia in their speaking and writing are preferable. 


UPI offers the Tuition Waiver Scholarship, available for international undergraduate and graduate students. The scholarship covers tuition fees but does not cover health insurance, stay permit, visa, accommodation, and other personal expenses.  In addition, current international graduate students are eligible for UPI Living Allowance Scholarship (UPI LAS) provided they pass the selection process.

Students from select developing countries can apply for the KNB Scholarship.  

Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia is equipped with 123 classrooms, which are fully accessible during office hours (7am to 6pm). It also offers 70 laboratory rooms located across eight faculties, a postgraduate school, and five regional campuses. 


The Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia campus features: 

  • 123 classrooms
  • 70 labs
  • Library with around 69,802 titles
  • Micro teaching rooms
  • Language centre supporting learning in foreign languages, including English, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, French and German
  • Centre for Counselling and Guidance
  • Sports facilities including fields, pitches, swimming pools and golf driving range
  • Arts theatres
  • Mosque
  • Polyclinic
  • Assembly halls
  • Canteens 

Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia has six campuses: one main campus and five regional campuses. The main campus of UPI has eight faculties:


Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia has five other campuses. Classrooms and administrative buildings facilitate each regional campus.  

  • UPI Regional Campus Cibiru is located in Cibiru, West Java, Indonesia. It offers six undergraduate courses: Primary School Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Multimedia Education, Software Engineering, and Computer Engineering. 
  • The UPI Regional Campus in Sumedang, West Java, Indonesia, offers five undergraduate courses and one diploma course. The five undergraduate courses include Primary School Teacher Education, Primary School Physical Teacher Education, Nursing, and Tourism Industry. The diploma of Nursing is also offered in UPI Regional Campus Sumedang.  
  • UPI Regional Campus Purwarka is located in Purwakarta, West Java, Indonesia. It has four undergraduate courses, including Primary School Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Education of System and Information Technology, and Telecommunications Systems. UPI Regional Campus Tasikmalaya is located in Tasikmalaya, West Java, Indonesia. 
  • UPI Regional Campus Tasikmalaya is located in Tasikmalaya, West Java, Indonesia. It offers four undergraduate courses and one master course. The undergraduate courses include Primary School Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Entrepreneurship, and Digital Business. Elementary School Teacher Education in UPI Regional Campus Tasikmalaya also offered the master course. 
  • UPI Regional Campus Serang is located in Serang, Banten, Indonesia. It has five undergraduate courses including Primary School Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Maritime and Fisheries Education Study, Marine Information Systems Study, and Marine Logistics. 


Total students

33,031

UG students

86%

PG students

14%

International students

242

UG students

80%

PG students

20%

Total faculty staff

1,522

Domestic staff

97%

Int'l staff

3%

Student life

Along with the majority of students coming across from the Indonesian archipelago, UPI also welcomes international students studying all the way from the undergraduate level to doctoral level. Students hail from nations as diverse as Australia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, China, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Ghana, Greece, Hongkong, India, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Philippines, South Korea, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, United States of America, Uzbekistan, and Yemen. 

Student life is vibrant, with 52 extracurricular activities and student associations including research, sport, religion, art, literature, finance, broadcasting, defence, science, environmental adventure, health, and leadership. 
Students at Universitas Pendidikan can live both on campus and off campus.

Accommodation gives students spacious room to live and socialise, with secure facilities equipped with a student lounge.

Rankings & ratings

QS WUR Ranking By Subject

  • 2020
    #251-300
  • 2021
    #251-300
  • 2022
    #201-250

Ranking criteria

57.6
Academic Reputation
50.3
Employer Reputation
72.2
Citations per Paper
63.7
H-index Citations
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Available programs

Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia offers 84 courses administrated under eight different faculty and five regional campuses. Programmes available include, but aren’t limited to:


  • English Language and Literature
  • Chemistry
  • Biology Education
  • International Program on Science Education (IPSE)
  • Mechanical Engineering Education
  • Architecture
  • Family Welfare Education
  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Accounting Education
  • Business Education
  • Islamic Economy and Finance
  • Early Childhood Teaching Education
  • Library and Science Information
  • Catering Management
  • Civic Education
  • History
  • Geography
  • Survey Mapping and Geographic Information
  • Primary Teaching


The tuition fee for international undergraduate students is IDR 7,000,000 per semester.


UIP offers the Tuition Waiver Scholarship, available for international undergraduate and graduate students. The scholarship covers tuition fees but does not cover health insurance, stay permit, visa, accommodation, and other personal expenses.


In order to apply to UPI, international undergraduate student candidates should send an application form, statement letter for funding, statement letter for obeying UPI and Indonesian rules, health certificate, passport, previous education certificate, academic transcript, identification photo, and English proficiency certificate. International undergraduate student candidates can apply through the website, where they can access and download the full list of entry requirements.


For any further information, international undergraduate student candidates can email the admission requirements to [email protected].

Postgraduate students at Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia can choose from 39 courses , which include:


  • Master of Computer Science Education
  • Master in Indonesian as a Foreign Language Education
  • Master in Tourism
  • Master of Accounting
  • Master of Economy
  • Master of Basic Education
  • Master in Educational Administration
  • Master of Social Science Education
  • Master of Management (AQAS 2020 – 2026)
  • Master in Vocational and Technology Education (AQAS 2021 – 2027)
  • Master of Mathematics Education
  • Master in Civic Education
  • Master in Arts Education
  • Master in History Education
  • Master of Geography Education (AQAS 2020 – 2026)
  • Master in Chemistry Education
  • Master in Pedagogy
  • Master of Islamic Education
  • Master in Biology Education
  • Master of Economics Education (AQAS 2021 – 2027)
  • Master of Primary Education
  • Master of Linguistics
  • Master in Special Education
  • Master in General and Character Education
  • Master in Early Childhood Education
  • Master in Guidance and Counseling
  • Master in English Education (AQAS 2021 – 2027)
  • Master in Educational Administration
  • Master in Indonesian Language Education
  • Master in Curriculum Development
  • Master in Sport Education
  • Master in Japanese Language Education
  • Master in Arabic Language Education
  • Master in Non-Formal Education
  • Master in Sociology Education
  • Master in Psychology of Education
  • Master in Sundanese Language and Culture Education
  • Master in Science Education (AUN-QA 2016 – 2020)
  • Master in French Language Education


The tuition fee for International Master students is IDR 11,450,000 (USD 767) per semester. UPI offers the Tuition Waiver Scholarship, available for international graduate students. The scholarship covers tuition fees but does not cover health insurance, stay permit, visa, accommodation, and other personal expenses.


International graduate student candidates need to submit an application form, statement letter for funding, statement letter for obeying UPI and Indonesian rules, health certificate, passport, previous education certificate, academic transcript, identification photo, and English proficiency certificate, recommendation letters from the previous university and lecturer, and a study plan. International postgraduate student candidates can apply through the website, where the complete list of requirements is available, or email their application materials to [email protected]



Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia ofers postgradute studies. There are 21 doctoral courses at UPI, which include:


  • Doctor in General and Character Education
  • Doctor in Primary Education
  • Doctor in Mathematics Education
  • Doctor in Science Education
  • Doctor in Social Science Education Doctor in Geography Education (AQAS 2020 – 2026)
  • Doctor in Historical Education
  • Doctor in Art Education
  • Doctor in Special Education Doctor in Economic Education
  • Doctor in Management (AQAS 2020 – 2026)
  • Doctor in Linguistic
  • Doctor in Civic Education
  • Doctor in English Education (AQAS 2021 – 2027)
  • Doctor in Curriculum Development Doctoral Guidance and Counseling Doctor in Education Administration
  • Doctor in Indonesian Language Education
  • Doctor in Sports Education
  • Doctor in Technology and Vocational Education (by Course/by Research)
  • Doctor in Non-Formal Education

The tuition fee for International Doctor students is IDR 15,000,000 per semester. UPI offers the Tuition Waiver Scholarship, available for international graduate students. The scholarship covers tuition fees but does not cover health insurance, stay permit, visa, accommodation, and other personal expenses.

International postgraduate student candidates need to submit an application form, statement letter for funding, statement letter for obeying UPI and Indonesian rules, health certificate, passport, previous education certificate, academic transcript, identification photo, and English proficiency certificate, recommendation letters from the previous university and lecturer, and a study plan. International postgraduate student candidates can apply through the website, where the complete list of requirements is available, or email their application materials to [email protected]


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