About UI

About UI

Universitas Indonesia (UI) is a modern, comprehensive, open-minded, multi-culture, and humanist campus that covers wide sections of scientific disciplines. UI simultaneously strives to be one of the leading research universities and the most outstanding academic institutions in the world. As a world class research university, UI seeks to achieve the highest level of distinction in the discovery, development and diffusion of advance knowledge regionally and globally. Meanwhile, UI is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to the academic invention and research activities through various scientific programs.

UI represents the most experienced educational institution in Asia. Additionally, Christiaan Eijkman (The Director of Javaneese Medical Doctor School-the earlier form of universitas indonesia) was awarded the Noble Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1929. He was the first to point out a substance in the rice skin which was later known as vitamin B.He was also awarded the Prize for his new investigationand his method to control diseases caused by vitamin deficiency.

So far, UI have produced more than 400.000 alumni and continues its important role both nationally and internationally. Furthermore, it is our commitment to produce high quality educational system, conduct global standard research and maintain high standard of international academic research publications.

Being one of the top best universities in the world, UI is actively expanding international cooperation with other world class universities. Good cooperations had been developed in the domain of education and joint-research with the well-reputed universities. UI builds strong cooperation with top universities such as Washington UniversityTokyo UniversityMelbourne UniversitySydney UniversityLeiden UniversityErasmus UniversityKyoto UniversityPeking UniversityTsinghua UniversityAustralian National UniversityColumbia Universityand National University of Singapore. 

UI is actively contributes to strengthen and enlarge international network by actively participating in both regional as well as international education and research associations. UI plays an active role in higher learning associations in Asia Pacific, Europe, Southeast Asia, and worldwide associations such as APRU (Association of Pacific Rim Universities), AUN (ASEAN University Network), and ASAIHL (Association of South East Asia Institution of Higher Learning). The first association, UI becomes one of the board of Director of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU).

Furthermore, UI campus is one of the most magnificent green campuses in the world. UI has two campuses; one is in central business area of Jakarta (Salemba) and the second one is located in Depok areas (West Java). Depok campus is a green campus covering 320 hectares. UI maintains ecological conservationby utilizing only 25 percent of area for academic, research and student activities; while up hold 75 percent for forestation. UI commitment to ecology is also shown by wonderful lakes (in total UI has 8 lakes) inside campus. UI is an astonishing campus that facilitates knowledge transfers and innovative activities for all civitas-academica of UI and humanity.