Study in Yogyakarta

Campus Life in The World Class University

Universitas Gadjah Mada is the role model and pioneer of higher education in Indonesia. UGM placed as the first rank of the University in Indonesia among higher education ranking from many institutions, namely Ministry of Research and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia and QS University Rankings. UGM reputation in Indonesia, Asia and the world show an outstanding progress in education development. UGM provides facilities that can accommodate the interests of the academic community both students and staff including academic, personal, financial and practical needs. Some main facilities provided include the main library, hospitals, and medical centers, sepeda kampus as local transportation, wisdom park, IT facilities, various types of sport fields, residences, and so on. It is intended to ensure the academic community of UGM can carry out their activities well in terms of connection and independent learning. UGM as a higher education upholds Gadjah Mada-ism, multiculturalism and lifelong learning becoming safer for students to live and learn.


Preserving the best environment to achieve the best academic achievement, Universitas Gadjah Mada also provides accommodation with full facilities for students enrolled as well as guest lecturers from other universities in the purpose of scientific, artistic and cultural exchanges, training, faculty guests, study programs, institutions, and study centers that are directly or indirectly related to the university.

Beside the dormitory, student boarding house or kos can be found nearby in walkable distance and all around the Yogyakarta. The broad price-range of student housing can be found, ranging from monthly-paid rooms until serviced apartment.

Arts, Culture & Events

Yogyakarta hosts the immersion between contemporary and traditional arts and culture. Traditional culture are preserved while the exploration of contemporary arts begun. Museums and cultural center are located in the city. 

Art exhibitions, culture festival and traditional parades are being held regularly and become the famous city attractions. There is also an abundance of theatres with performances in everything from traditional dance to contemporary puppet show.  You can explore more for tourism events in Yogyakarta.

Exploring the City

Studying in the city that also known as the top holiday destination in Indonesia allows you to explore various entertainments and tourism attraction across the city. Natural wonders such as Mount Merapi, pine forest and the south sea can be a good place for refreshments. Plan a visit to various nearby destinations such as Candi Borobudur, Candi Prambanan, Taman Sari Water Castle and Keraton Palace or enjoy shopping in the city infamous shopping street Malioboro.

Motorbike and car rent are available. Yogyakarta also equipped with city bus that reachable from UGM. In convenience, online transportation service for car or bike taxi is a tap away from your phone.