Selection Process

Step By Step :

  1. Student apply for the program in 
  2. After receiving your application documents, the Office of International Affairs (OIA) member and the Faculty member will process it into a selection process.

    Applicants will be assessed against the following criteria:

    • Academic competence;
    • Potential outcome, including contribution to development outcomes in your home country;
    • Professional and personal leadership attributes
  3.  If you are selected as one of the student candidates of UGM, you will receive a Letter of Offer (LO) via email that requests you to settle non-refundable payment for tuition fees and any other fees.
  4. Once the payment process is confirmed by the bank, OIA will process the documents for a Letter of Acceptance (LoA).
  5. You will receive the LoA and other information related to the courses offered, academic regulation, student buddy, etc. by email from
  6. The Office of International Affairs at UGM will process the application documents to the Directorate of Higher Education of Indonesia for a Study Permit. It usually takes two months to have the study permit issued.
  7. When the study permit is available, OIA will assist you to arrange for the approval from Immigration Office in Jakarta for the Limited Stay Visa (VITAS/Visa Tinggal Terbatas). It will take at least three/four months to arrange both study permit and VITAS approval.
  8. Then, you will receive your VITAS (Limited Stay Visa/Visa Tinggal Terbatas) in your email directly from OIA (
  9. Student with stay duration more than 4 months must to process VITAS (Student Visa).
  10. You need to contact OIA no more than one week after you arrive in Indonesia via email and cc: Furthermore, you will receive other directions from OIA for completing your stay permit documents for your safety and convenience purpose

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