|Thursday, 29 May 2008|
Uniqueness and CompetitivenessUniversitas Islam Indonesia is committed in perfecting the integration of Islamic values in education, research, community development, and Islamic endeavors. Its mission is to upholding Islamic teachings and values through development and dissemination of knowledge, technology, culture, and arts to produce individuals with leadership skills, knowledgeable, professional, independent, and morally and ethically responsible. Within this value, the University committed to the excellency of quality assurance.
The University has a strong policy to develop the infrastructure and facilities to enhance the information technology-based services. The academic, administrative and management service has systematically been interconnected through information technology. The university provides several international programs as one of commitments to give excellent service to the prospective students.
ACCESSIBILITYYogyakarta airport (Adisucipto Airport) is a one-hour flight from both the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali and the Sukarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta. The city is also linked with Jakarta by train and bus services operate daily to both Jakarta and Bali. From the Main Campus, the airport is about 25 km, and the trains station, 20km.
The campuses can be reached by taxis from the airport which lies about 10 kilometer east of the city or public buses from the train station located at the city center (Tugu Train Station). The campuses are also connected by shuttle buses to provide students and staffs intercampus transportation. This shuttle can also be booked for a group tour or other scheduled transportation needs.
CLIMATEIn general Yogyakarta knows only two seasons: wet season (October through April) and dry season (April through October). The temperature varies between 25 - 34 C. The main campus, Kampus Terpadu Kaliurang, is located in a milder temperature due to its higher location about 400 m from the sea level, in the direction to Mount Merapi.
daily customUII is both an Islamic university and a modern - open university to other religion’s believers. We however respect the Islamic dress code especially to the female to which non-muslim visitors and students is suggested to be aware of.
Living cost / monthWith approximately Rp. 750,000,00 to Rp. 1,500,000,00 (US $ 90 to 170) per month per person, the living cost in the city is considered one of the lowest in comparison to other major cities in Indonesia. A typical international student needs only around US $ 5,500 a year to finance both the tuition fees and living expenses.