Admissions and applications

for international postgraduate students (Master by Coursework)


1. Before you apply

With 13 postgraduate programs (Master by Coursework), covering a wide spectrum of knowledge, UII enables its students to discover their own treasures and achieve their brighter future.

At this stage, you should:

  • Find the right course for you, and make sure you meet the entry requirements
  • Make sure you are eligible for the appropriate visa to study in Indonesia
  • Find out what the fees for your course are and what scholarships are available to help you
  • Look at the cost of living in Yogyakarta, and what financial assistance is available to you while you study


2. How to apply

International applicants seeking admission to Universitas Islam Indonesia must submit Application Form online and all required documents.

The application documents must be submitted online before the closing date of application. Decision for admission of eligible international applicants will be based on the submitted documents.

Study abroad or exchange

If you’re interested in studying at Universitas Islam Indonesia for a shorter period – one or two semesters – please refer to the Office of International Affairs site.


3. After you apply


When you submit your e-application you will be automatically sent an acknowledgement email.  The acknowledgement letter will include your application reference number. Please quote this number in all correspondence with the University. We will begin by checking that your application contains everything we need to begin assessment.  If anything is missing we will email you.

If your application is complete and we do not require any further information then your application will be assessed. This takes approximately two to four weeks for postgraduate courses.

Offer Process

If your application is successful, your offer letter will be emailed directly to you. If the offer is conditional, then you need to meet the conditions of your offer before accepting the offer. If you have been sent an unconditional offer, you can choose to accept it immediately.

To accept your offer follow the instructions in your offer letter.

If you choose not to accept the offer right away, you can also:

  • Consider deferring your offer
  • Ask to be considered for a different course than the one you originally applied for:
    • If you applied directly using our e-application, you can login to your user account and change your preference order and/or submit a new application.
    • If you applied directly not using our e-application,you will need to submit your change of preference via email to International Admissions.
  • Decline your offer

Unsuccessful applicants will receive a letter by mail explaining why the application has been unsuccessful.


4. Preparing your study

Once you have received and accepted your offer, it is time to get ready to move to Yogyakarta! You will need to find a place to live, decide whether you need to work while you study and learn about life in your new city. Below are some helpful resources, including enrolment information, to make the transition easier for you.

Visa and Immigration

As an international student planning to study within Indonesia territory you should apply for a visa after receiving a Letter of Acceptance from Universitas Islam Indonesia. Please note that before applying for a visa, you have to get a study permit issued by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia. International students who must apply for the study permit are those who join a Full-Degree Program, Student Exchange Program, Short Course Program, Training Course, and Indonesian Language Course Program. For some people, immigration matters can be complicated. The following guideline should help you to go through the process. If you need assistance, our office can recommend agent to process your immigration documents with your own expenses.