Campus Life

As a leading Indonesian university, Universitas Gadjah Mada wants to promote excellence in educational activities, research, and community service with the interest of the Indonesian society and to participate in Indonesian socio-cultural development. Therefore, we aim to equip the student with the knowledge and skills to succeed in their chosen career in a competitive global market. 


Increasing the academic community welfare in Universitas Gadjah Mada, we continually invest in new and existing facilities, training and technology. Once enrolled in UGM, every student will be equipped with a wifi account and student ID card or an international student ID card. It will be a mandatory identification requirement to access all facilities offered.

The academic community of UGM can access our libraries in every faculty and department as well as our main library which is equipped with a full range of printed materials, a computerized automation system and IT support that allow visitors to have full access for more than 24,000 online journals. Besides, the student can also access every formal and informal study spaces, dining hall and mini mart in every faculty, ‘sepeda kampus’ for local transportation within UGM, non-profit health center (GMC Health Center), university hospitals, university tour and travel (Gamawisata), etc. In terms of services, UGM will provide its academic community a comprehensive network of support services to ensure that the student can get help and advice on all aspects of university life including academic, personal, financial and practical needs.

All facilities offered are supported by an integrated IT system which offers good & integrated IT solution based on software development and information systems, consultancy and data communication infrastructure development.


Preserving the best environment to achieve the best academic achievement, Universitas Gadjah Mada also provides accommodation with full facilities for students enrolled as well as guest lecturers from other universities in the purpose of scientific, artistic and cultural exchanges, training, faculty guests, study programs, institutions, and study centers that are directly or indirectly related to the university.

Therefore, UGM offers 5 (five) dormitory units (Darmaputera Baciro, Darmaputera Karanggayam, Ratnaningsih Bulaksumur, Ratnaningsih Kinanti, and Ratnaningsih Sagan) that can accommodate more than 1500 people for permanent housing and 5 (five) temporary units of accommodation for those who haven’t found their permanent housing yet, consist of 2 (two) units of homestays, Wisma MM UGM, University Club Hotel and Wisma Kagama UGM. For further information,click here.


Student Activities

Not only focusing on academic and research activities with a remarkable achievements, Universitas Gadjah Mada also support its enrolled students to participate in 51 ‘Unit Kegiatan Mahasiswa - UKM’ (students activities units), and 8 different communities to develop student creativity through direct involvement. Click here to get a full information about student creativities.

As a role model university, Universitas Gadjah Mada deliver Student Community Service-Community Empowerment Learning, a mandatory program that should be accomplished by the undergraduate student in aqual for 3 credits. It is intended to create an equality in social welfare throughout Indonesia. UGM sends all its integrated students to 34 provinces in 4 periods every year. Students are encouraged to empower Indonesian in needs to develop, innovate, and build a better social environment for all Indonesian.

Campus Culture

Students admitted in Universitas Gadjah Mada come from all provinces and cities in Indonesia, overseas countries and regions in the world. Therefore the cultural diversity created has been integrated and existed in harmony as UGM’s identity. Preserving the traditional way of life for every region in Indonesia, UGM shows you a mini Indonesia along with their customs, traditions, interactions and communications style.