Duta Wacana Christian University

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Duta Wacana Christian University
Universitas Kristen Duta Wacana
UKDW logo bw.png
Motto The New Breed of Professional
Established 31 October 1962
Type Private
Rector Djohan, MEM, Ph.D
Academic staff
6 (Theology, Business, Architecture and Design, Information Technology, Biotechnology, Medicine) and 13 departments
Administrative staff
182 person (Bachelor: 58, Master: 107, Doctor: 11, Professor: 6)
Location Yogyakarta (city), Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Campus Klitren/Dr. Wahidin/City (48.550 m2)
Language Indonesian
Colors Brown
Affiliations SAP University Partnership Program,
Oracle Academic Initiative(OAI),
Oracle Workforce Development Program(OWDP),
MSDN Academic Alliance(MSDNAA),
Cisco Networking Academy,
Association Of Christian Universities And Colleges In Asia(ACUCA)
Website www.ukdw.ac.id www2.ukdw.ac.id id:Universitas Kristen Duta Wacana

Duta Wacana Christian University (DWCU) or Universitas Kristen Duta Wacana (UKDW) is a private university in Yogyakarta, central of Java island, Indonesia. The term "Duta Wacana" in Sanskrit conveys an approximate meaning of being 'an ambassador for knowledge' or 'a messenger of the word.'[1]

According Webometrics World Universities' Ranking on the Web 2007, DWCU is ranked at 89th place among Southeast Asian universities.

DWCU is one of the 15 Indonesian universities in the SAP University Partnership Program.


Main Building

A fusion of two theological academies — Jogjakarta Theological Academy, Yogyakarta and Balewijoto Theological School, Malang — on 31 October 1962, become the Duta Wacana Theological School. This school later became a university, with the name changed to the present Duta Wacana Christian University in 1985.

The Duta Wacana Christian University is established and run by the Foundation of Christian High Education of Duta Wacana.


Source: National Accreditation Board Of Higher Education (BAN-PT) - Directory of Study Program.[2] Queried with keyword "Duta Wacana", polished and translated.

No. Region Level University Name Study Program No. SK SK year Rank Score Expired Date

Library gate


DWCU has four faculties and 13 departments.

  • Theology Faculty
  • Economic Faculty
    • Management Department
    • Accounting Department
  • Faculty of Architecture and Design
    • Architecture Department
    • Product Design Department
  • Faculty of Information Technology
    • Informatics Department
    • Information System Department
  • Faculty of Biotechnology
    • Environmental Biology Department



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Coordinates: 7°47′09″S 110°22′41″E / 7.78583°S 110.37806°E / -7.78583; 110.37806