Pelita Harapan University

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Pelit Harapan University
Universitas Pelita Harapan
Type Private
Established 17 September 1994
(23 years ago)
Founder Ir. Johannes Oentoro dan Dr(HC). James T. Riady
Rector Dr. (Hon). Jonathan L. Parapak, M.Eng.Sc.
Location Lippo Village, Tangerang
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Pelita Harapan University (Indonesian: Universitas Pelita Harapan, UPH) is a private Christian university in Lippo Village (ID, see: Lippo Karawaci), Tangerang, Indonesia, under Pelita Harapan Education Foundation (Indonesian: Yayasan Pendidikan Pelita Harapan).[citation needed]

UPH was the first university in Indonesia to introduce programs entirely taught in English, the first to offer a liberal arts curriculum, and the first to introduce a multi-disciplinary approach to its programs.[citation needed]


UPH was founded in 1994.[citation needed]

In 2006, UPH opened two residence halls, one of which was the MYC Dormitory.[1] Students at the university's teacher's college are assigned to the Teacher College Dormitory, which opened in July.[2]

In 2007, the university opened UPH Surabaya.[3]

In 2014, UPH Medan opened.[4]

Secondary school[edit]

UPH has an affiliated secondary school, called UPH College, which also has a student dormitory.[5]


UPH has a winning basketball team called UPH Eagles. During two seasons in the years 2015 and 2016, Rivaldo Pangestio was crowned most valued player (MVP).[citation needed] In 2015, the Eagles won first place in LIMA (Liga Mahasiswa).[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "MYC Dormitory." Pelita Harapan University. Retrieved on 2014-04-22 from
  2. ^ "Teacher College Dormitory." Pelita Harapan University. Retrieved on 2014-04-22 from
  3. ^ Pelita Harapan University. Retrieved on 2014-12-25 from
  4. ^ Pelita Harapan University. Retrieved on 2014-09-03 from
  5. ^ "UPH College Dormitory." Pelita Harapan University. Retrieved on 2014-04-22 from
  6. ^ Only by God’s Grace UPH Eagles Basketball Team Won The First Place on LIMA (Liga Mahasiswa)


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Coordinates: 6°13′45″S 106°36′39″E / 6.2292°S 106.6108°E / -6.2292; 106.6108