Why IUP?

Why IUP?
International Undergraduate Program in Public Policy and management (IUP PPM) is the first public policy management program in Indonesia that has been accredited by AUN (ASEAN University Network) at Program Level under the umbrella of ASEAN-QA. It reaffirms the quality of education we are providing, not only in Indonesia but also in ASEAN standards. The program is purposefully designed to respond to new challenges on public administration in local and national, as well as global level, and aims at arming students with knowledge and skills in three main areas, namely Governance and Public Policy, Public Management and Innovation, and International Development and Policy.

Besides, IUP in PPM offers student opportunities to experience international exposure through one of the following tracks:

  1. Study Abroad Program (one to two semesters in partner university)
  2. Student exchange or credit transfer (one to two semesters in partner university)

In addition:

  1. Internship (three to six months in Indonesia-based international organizations, embassies, internationally-linked government bodies, donor institutions, international NGOs,  or multinational corporations)
  2. International executive training or short course program in (one week up to three months in foreign countries)

The exposure is made possible by extensive network with international universities such as:

  • University of Agder, Norwegia
  • University of Groningen, Netherland
  • Utrecth University, Netherland
  • University of Leeds, United Kingdom
  • University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
  • The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Korea University, South Korea
  • Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
  • De La Salle College of St. Benilde, Philiphines
  • Uni of The Philippines
  • National Chengchi University, Taiwan
  • National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) offers a safe and convenient location for studying and living with affordable living cost and rich multi-cultural atmosphere in Yogyakarta. From connection aspect, the city is widely connected to major regional hubs (e.g Kuala Lumpur and Singapore) and major Indonesian cities (e.g Jakarta, Bali, Balikpapan, Makassar).

Prospective Career Options

  • Policy analyst
  • Diplomat
  • Public sector manager
  • Journalist
  • Community development specialist
  • Government official
  • NGOs activist
  • Researcher/Scholar
  • Politician
  • Multinational corporation executive
  • Human resource manager