Universitas Hindu Indonesia, Bali

Founded in 1963, Universitas Hindu Indonesia (Hindu University of Indonesia) is a private higher-education institution located in the large city of Denpasar (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Bali. Officially recognized by the Kementerian Riset dan Teknologi/Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional, Republik Indonesia (Ministry of Research and Technology/National Research and Innovation Agency of Republic Indonesia), Universitas Hindu Indonesia is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational Indonesian higher education institution. Universitas Hindu Indonesia offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. For further information about Universitas Hindu Indonesia, please visit


Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS)

On October 6, 2006, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the three Rectors from Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), State Islamic University Sunan Kalijaga (UIN), and Universitas Kristen Duta Wacana (UKDW) was signed. The ceremony took place at the Sultan Palace in which Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, the Governor of Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta. Based on the agreement (MoU), the three universities agree to establish a consortium namely the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS) which located in and accredited by Graduate School of Universitas Gadjah Mada. The commitment renewed on July 2, 2014 signed by the three rectors in a ceremony held in Universitas Kristen Duta Wacana. To strengthen the legal standing of ICRS, the MoU was followed up by registering ICRS to the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, which granted ICRS with the status of Association (Perkumpulan and Perhimpunan) in 2015 and 2018. For further information about ICRS, please visit


Indonesian Science Institute (Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia/LIPI)

Formation LIPI has a long history. After going through several phases of scientific activities since the 16th century until 1956, the Indonesian government established the Science Council of Indonesia (MIPI) through Law (UU) 6 Year 1956. Its task is to guide the development of science and technology and to give consideration to the government in terms of scientific wisdom. In 1962, the government established the National Research Affairs Department (DURENAS) and put MIPI with the additional task of building and nurturing several national research institutes. Until 1966, the status of DURENAS become National Research Institute (LEMRENAS). Since August 1967, the government abolished the LEMRENAS and MIPI Presidential Decree No. 128 of 1967. After that, the government pursuant to Decree No. MPRS 18 / B / 1967 forming LIPI and accommodating all the tasks LEMRENAS and MIPI into the institution. For more information about Indonesian Science Institute, please visit