Buddhi Dharma University

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Buddhi Dharma University
Type Universitas
Established 12 January 2015
Rector Prof. Dr. KPH. H.E. Harimurti Kridalaksana
Location Karawaci, Tangerang
Website www.buddhidharma.ac.id

Buddhi Dharma University (UBD) is a private university in Karawaci, Tangerang, Banten. It is the first Buddhist university in Indonesia. It is a transformation of the College of Buddhi, which is managed by the Religious Society and Social Boen Tek Bio. Four higher education institutions merged: STIE Buddhi, STMIK Buddhi, STBA Buddhi, and ASMI Buddhi.


On December 12, 2014 the first Boen Tek Bio merged four higher education institutions (id:Perguruan Tinggi Buddhi) and changed the name to Buddhi Dharma University. The UBD inauguration was conducted by the mayor of Tangerang Arief R Wismansyah on January 12, 2015. The inauguration ceremony inducted Prof. Dr. Harimurti Kridalaksana as rector. (He was born in Ungaran, Central Java and served as chairman of the Department of Indonesian Literature of University of Indonesia and UI graduate program coordinator and rector of Atma Jaya from 1991 to 2004.)


Buddhi Dharma University has three lecture halls.


  • The faculty of Business offers Management, Accounting, Business Administration and Accounting (D3) courses.
  • The faculty of Science and Technology offers the departments of Physics, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Engineering, Information Engineering, Software Engineering, Multimedia Engineering and Networks (D4), and Information Management (D3).
  • The faculty of Humanities and Literature includes English and Communication Studies departments.