Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta

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Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta
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University emblem
Motto Unggul dan Islami (Indonesian)
Motto in English
Excellent and Islamic
Type Private
Established March 1st, 1981
Rector Dr. Ir. Gunawan Budiyanto, M.P.
Location Bantul Regency, Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Campus Suburban
Colors      Alizarin crimson
Affiliations Muhammadiyah, Association of the Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP)
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Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta (Indonesian: Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta; abbreviated as UMY) is a private university located in Yogyakarta under affiliation of Muhammadiyah, the second largest Islamic organization in Indonesia.

Improving the quality of HR managers receive top priority in the development of Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta. Therefore, every year in Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta sends about 20 to 30 faculty members for follow-up studies, masters and doctorate, both domestically and abroad. UMY was recognized as the 4th best university and become top private university in Indonesia by 4International Colleges and Universities (4icu) World University Rankings and Reviews in 2013.[1] UMY also accredited internationally by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Stars in 2015.


Beginning to establish Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta (UMY) has been around a long time. Prof . Dr. . Kahar Muzakkir on various occasions throwing ideas need the establishment of University of Muhammadiyah. When the Central Leadership Muhammadiyah Teaching Council inaugurated the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education in Yogyakarta on November 18, 1960, its founding charter explicitly included as part of the Guidance and Counseling, University of Muhammadiyah. It was only in March 1981, through the hard struggle of Muhammadiyah activists such as Drs . H. Mustafa Kamal Pasha, Drs . M. Alfian Darmawam, Hoemam Zainal, S.H., Brig . TNI . ( Ret. ) Drs . H. Bakri Shahid, Azhar KHAhmad Basir, MA, Ir.H.M. Dasron Hamid, M.Sc. , HM Daim Saleh, Prof. Dr. H. Amien Rais, M.A., H.M.H. Mawardi, Drs . H. Hasan Basri, Drs . H. Abdul Rosyad Sholeh, Zuber Kohari, Ir . H. Basit Wahid, H Tubin Sakiman persistent search for students and supported by the current Chairman of the Muhammadiyah, KH A. R. Fakhrudin Chairman and Chairman of Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta Region H. Mukhlas Abror, was formally established Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta, which later evolved to the present.

Student life[edit]

Faculties and school[edit]

  • Faculty of Agriculture
    • Department of Agribusiness
    • Department of Agrotechnology
  • Faculty of Economics
    • Department of Management
    • Department of Accountancy
    • Department of Finance and Sharia Banking (Economics Development)
  • Faculty of Engineering
    • Department of Civil Engineering
    • Department of Electrical Engineering
    • Department of Machine Engineering
    • Department of Information Technology
  • Faculty of Islamic Studies
    • Department of Communication and Islamic Counseling
    • Department of Islamic Education
    • Department of Finance and Sharia Banking (Muamalat)
  • Faculty of Language Education
    • Department of Arabic Language
    • Department of English Language
    • Department of Japanese Language
  • Faculty of Law
    • Department of Law
  • Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
    • Department of Medicine
    • Department of Dentistry
    • Department of Pharmacy
    • Department of Nursery
  • Faculty of Social and Political Science
    • Department of Communication Studies
    • Department of International Relations
    • Jusuf Kalla School of Government
  • Vocational School
    • Applied Accountancy
    • Automotive and Manufacture Engineering
    • Electromedics Engineering

International undergraduate programs[edit]

  • International Program of International Relations (IPIREL)
  • International Program for Islamic Economics and Finance (IPIEF)
  • International Program of Governmental Studies (IGOV)
  • International Program of Law and Sharia (IPOLS)

Partner universities[edit]


Flinders University


Guizhou University
Henan University
SIAS International University


Suez Canal University


The University of Savoy Mont Blanc


University of Münster


University of Tokushima
Chubu Gakuin University
Ritsumeikan University


Universiti Sains Malaysia
Universiti Utara Malaysia
International Islamic University Malaysia


University of Ibn Tofail


Eindhoven University of Technology


Angeles University Foundation
Ateneo de Davao University
Cebu Technological University
De La Salle University


Singapore Polytechnic

South Korea[edit]

Daegu Health College
Korea University
Sun Moon University
Yonsei University


Jaume I University


Tamkang University


Chulalongkorn University
Kasetsart University
Khon Kaen University
Maejo University
Thammasat University
Suranaree University of Technology
University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce

United States[edit]

Akamai University
Northern Arizona University
University of Maryland


Vietnam National University


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