You are here


Universitas Sumatera Utara

Jln Dr. Mansur, Kampus USU, Padang Bulan, Medan Baru Medan View map


Universitas Sumatera Utara (USU) is one of the prestigious academic institution in Indonesia located in Medan, North Sumatra. USU is the oldest and one of the biggest public universities outside Java that was initiated by the establishment of University of Sumatera Utara Foundation on June 4, 1952, pioneered by Abdul Hakim, the Governor of North Sumatra. 

USU has two campuses, Padang Bulan Campus and Kwala Bekala Campus. The main Padang Bulan Campus occupies a green area of approximately 120 hectares. Padang Bulan Campus accommodates all lecturing, practicum and research activities for more than 50,000 students. Academic activities in Kwala Bekala Campus are focused on agroforestry, animal husbandry, poultry and environmental management sustainability. 

USU emphasizes on TALENTA as the competitive advantages for research and academic development. TALENTA stands for Tropical Science & Medicine, Agro-industry, Local Wisdom, Energy (Sustainable), Natural Resources, Technology Appropriate, and Arts.

University Highlights

    QS Stars is a rating system that helps you select the right university based on your interests. It provides a detailed look at an institution, identifying which universities rate highest in the specific topics that matter to you, like facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.

    QS Stars Ratings for Universitas Sumatera Utara

    For more in-depth information about QS Stars, please click here.

    Upcoming QS Events

    Campus Locations

    Test Preparation

    Join QS Leap, the most advanced free test-prep platform in the world.