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Indonesia University of Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia — Indonesian Normal University

Address: Jl. Dr. Setiabudi No.229, Isola, Kec. Sukasari, Kota Bandung, Jawa Barat 40154, Indonesia

Description Indonesia University of Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia — Indonesian Normal University

  • Location: Bandung, Indonesia
  • Year of foundation: 1954
  • Language of instruction: Indonesian, English
  • Number of students: more than 34 000
  • Type of training: mixed.

Indonesia University of Education (UPI), formerly a teacher training college, is now a universal higher institution that offers to study pedagogical sciences, religion, humanities and social, applied sciences and other various fields.

  • 58.33% of UPI training programs were accredited with BAN-PT PRedicate A
  • 7 training programs received an excellent predicate
  • 16.67% of the curriculum received the predicate B.

In 2020, UPI entered the TOP-300 universities in subjects of education based on the QS World University Rankings.


  • pedagogy
  • Linguistic, literary education
  • Economics, business education
  • Social sciences
  • Technology, vocational education
  • Sports and health education
  • Mathematics, natural science directions
  • Artistic and design profile
  • postgraduate study.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Indonesia University of Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia — Indonesian Normal University

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Accommodation, housing and food

Dormitories located on the main campus and all regional campuses are PGSD Cibiru, Purwakarta, Tasikmalaya and Serang.

Events Indonesia University of Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia — Indonesian Normal University

There are different types of student associations at UPI. Student Activities Units (UKM) that coordinate student extracurricular activities:

  • In the field of study at UPI there is the Institute for Intellectual Development and Student Evaluation (LEPPIM), the Student Publishing Department (UPM), the Department of Social Activities (UKSK).
  • On sports grounds UPI offers athletics, karate, judo, various types of wrestling, football, volleyball, tennis, chess, archery, rowing, fencing, etc.
  • Religious areas include Student Recruitment (UKDM), Al-Quran Development (UPTQ), Christian Student Association (PMK), Alif Kurani Coaching (PAQ) and BAQI
  • The field of art and literature includes the Student Choir (PSM), Dance Club, Theatre, Aesthetic Arts Forum, UFM Student Film Center, Performance and Linguistic Excellence Workshop
  • Areas of special interest: Bumi Silivangi Student Cooperative, Radio and Student Regiment
  • Student associations of environmental and adventure activities - MAHACITA, BIOCITA, BOEMI, etc.
  • Health Sector: Indonesian Red Cross Volunteer Corps (KSRPMI).
  • Sphere of leadership: intellectual development of student leadership (UKM PIKM).

UPI has a well-known art group KABUMI, which involves students, faculty, staff and alumni. The band has performed on many international tours – England, France, Germany, Belgium, Malaysia, South Africa and the United States.

Equipment Indonesia University of Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia — Indonesian Normal University

The university is equipped with 123 classrooms available from 7:00 to 18:00. It also has 70 lab rooms located at eight faculties and 5 regional campuses.

UPI has a library with a collection of about 143,836 copies. The library is open on weekdays from 8:00 to 17:00.
The language center, equipped with modern equipment to support the study of foreign languages (English, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, French, German) is open to students, teachers and administrative staff. The Language Center also provides Indonesian language teaching to international students studying at UPI.

The Counseling and Guidance Center provides counseling services to students experiencing learning difficulties, as well as to those who want to find out their talents and interests.

Sports facilities:

  • Gym
  • Football, volleyball, basketball fields
  • Courts for badminton, tennis
  • Golf courses
  • swimming pool.

For events, UPI has areas for indoor and outdoor theatrical performances, creative exhibitions.

Important buildings on campus:

  • Al-Furkon Mosque – a center of worship where religious events are held regularly
  • Isola Resort University Learning Center – Hotel & Meeting Rooms
  • The polyclinic provides services for general health, dental hygiene for students
  • Bank BNI 46 helps students with financial and banking needs
  • Canteens at each faculty provide affordable healthy meals
  • Official transport: bus, minibus, van, cars to support outdoor activities
  • Assembly hall with a capacity of 2000 people for conferences, art performances, social events
  • Student center as a place for the development of managerial skills of students, for adaptation and development of their creative abilities.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Important dates of the school year:

  • 1st semester: September 1-December 18
  • Exams: October 20-26, December 21-January 8
  • 2nd semester: February 1-May 21
  • Exams: March 26-April 2, May 24-June 11
  • Summer semester: June 29-August 21
  • Exams: August 24-28.

Additional expenses of students:

  • residence
  • nutrition
  • transport
  • Sports & Leisure
  • Mobile communication, Internet
  • Registration and annual fees
  • Health insurance
  • Tutorials.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

For admission to the bachelor's degree will be required:

  • Online application on the official website of the university
  • Health Certificate
  • Personal documents (passport, letter of financing, etc.)
  • Academic references, transcripts, certificates of previous education
  • TOEFL Certificate
  • It is desirable - knowledge of spoken and written Indonesian language.

Applicants entering the magistracy and postgraduate studies should provide:

  • Online application on the official website
  • Health Certificate
  • Personal documents (passport, letter of financing, etc.)
  • Certificates, certificates, transcripts of the last places of study
  • Letters of recommendation from scientific supervisors
  • English language proficiency test (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.)
  • Knowledge of spoken and written Indonesian (desirable).

Scholarships Indonesia University of Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia — Indonesian Normal University

Financial support for students:

  • KNB Scholarship for Students from Developing Countries
  • Scholarship for refusal of studies – for foreign students entering the bachelor's or postgraduate studies
  • Local funds-investors: Supersemar Fund, Gudang Garam Ltd, Toyota Astra Fund, Bank Indonesia, etc.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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