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Three Students of Nursing Department UMP Joined Credit Transfer Program at MSU Malaysia

23 October 2019 by News and Events 56 Views

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Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto (UMP) sent three (3) students of Department of Nursing to Management and Science University (MSU) Malaysia to do a Credit Transfer (CT) Program for one (1) semester (5 months). The program, which was funded by the Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education, starts from September 2019 to Januari 2020. 

Vice Rector for Academic Affairs of UMP, Dr Jebul Suroso, gave an orientation to the students on Tuesday (15/10) before their departure to Kuala Lumpur on Thursday (17/10). He delivered some advices to the students in order that they succeed in doing their CT Program at MSU. 

“Please carry out this program full-heartedly and do your best at MSU. Show them that students of UMP are able to compete with other international students at MSU in terms of academic qualifications”, said Dr Jebul.

At MSU, the three students, accompanied by the coordinator of CT Program, Ns Susana Widyaningsih MNS, were warmly welcomed by the Head of Nursing Department of MSU, Mrs. Rahima.

This program is also the implementation of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UMP and MSU. Previously, four (4) students of Faculty of Pharmacy UMP were also doing internship at MSU, and eight (8) students of MSU carried out the internship program at UMP in the middle of August. (nov-kui)


Rekrutmen Magang Internasional

09 April 2019 by News and Events 393 Views

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International Internship Program SEATVET 2019


FKIP UMP Send 13 Students to Malaysia for Teaching

08 April 2019 by News and Events 225 Views

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The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) forces all members of community in the South East Asian (SEA) countries to be ready to compete with people from all SEA countries. To prepare its students of Faculty of Teacher Training and Education (FKIP), Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto (UMP) in collaboration with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) again hold the International Teaching Practice Program in Malaysia from 5 to 25 April 2019.

This activity is regular program collaboratively held by UMP and UTM to strengthen their partnership. In February, 9 students from UTM were also doing teaching practice program at schools in Purwokerto, Indonesia coordinated by UMP.

The delegates, led by Arifin Suryo Nugroho, MPd, (Vice Dean of FKIP) and Drs. Sony Irianto, MPd (Head of Primary Education Department), arrived in Malaysia on 2 April 2019. In this batch, FKIP UMP sent 13 students to UTM. They are Novia Krisma Damayanti, Agung Reza Destian, Dindi Anovia, Megasefi, Puji Dwi Kurniasih, and Candra Khaulatin Dewi from Department of Primary Education; Arif Pratama, Imam Santosa, Ris Khasanah, Elis Tiani, and Destriana Indria Pamungkas from Department of English Education; Zainul Arifin from Department of Geography Education; moreover, Desy Puspita Sari from Department of Mathematics Education.

“FKIP UMP always equips its students with skills and experiences other students from other universities may not have. And this is also a realization of our tagline – Start Here Go Anywhere. Meaning that the opportunity to experience going abroad is widely open for UMP students”, said Arifin Suryo. (Nov-kui)


Faculty of Pharmacy UMP & MSU Malaysia Agree to Run Double Degree

08 April 2019 by News and Events 212 Views

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Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto (UMP) and Management and Science University (MSU) Malaysia are ready to implement real activities after the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing done in the previous year. On Friday, 29th March 2019, UMP delegates including Vice Rector Joko Purwanto MSi, Director of International Affairs Office Santhy Hawanti PhD, Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy Dr Agus Siswanto, Head of Master of Pharmaceutical Science Department Didik Setiawan PhD, and Head of Pharmacist Profession Program Dr Nunuk Aries Nurulita visited MSU in order to discuss the collaborative activities more comprehensively.

The delegates were warmly welcomed by the Vice President for Global Affairs, Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy, and Vice Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy.

The discussion was started with the presentation of programs from UMP in order to know how it would link to the program at MSU.

“Faculty of Pharmacy is one of big faculties at UMP having a great potential to achieve an international recognition. That’s why this time we are trying to bridge this faculty to collaborate with MSU.” Santhy Said.

Santhy said that the collaboration will be in a form of double degree for undergraduate level in the Faculty of Pharmacy, and the offer of master program at MSU for graduates of the Pharmacist Profession Program of UMP.

Joko, as a vice rector for administrative affairs, added that he would give full support to these activities. “If these activities will benefit UMP and can strengthen the internationalization of the campus, on behalf of UMP I will give my full support”, Joko said.

Other faculties at UMP are also currently planning to do real action after the MoU as the gate for any collaborative activities is in hand. (nov-kui)


UMP Signs MoU with UCSI University Malaysia

08 April 2019 by News and Events 190 Views

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Start Here Go Anywhere. The tagline of Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto (UMP) always reinforces the spirit of the university to facilitate its students to get international experiences and to make it globally more well-known.

Recently, UMP signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UCSI University Malaysia on Friday, 29th March 2019, in Kuala Lumpur. The delegates from UMP, led by vice rector for General Administration Affairs Joko Purwanto, MSi, included Director of International Affairs Office Santhy Hawanti PhD, Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy Dr Agus Siswanto, Head of Master of Pharmaceutical Department Didik Setiawan PhD, and Head of Pharmacist Profession Program Dr Nunuk Aries Nurulita.

Dean of Pharmaceutical Science Faculty, Prof Dr Mogana Sundari A/P Rajagopal, and heads of departments welcomed UMP delegates in the Kuala Lumpur campus.

The MoU was signed by Joko Purwanto MSi as the representative from UMP and Prof Mogana representing UCSI University.

The meeting was continued with further discussion about possible activities to do by the Faculty of Pharmacy in both universities. This resulted to an agreement to hold double degree and credit earnings program.

“These collaborative activities will probably start by the beginning of academic year 2019-2020. At this moment we are working on matching the curriculum of Faculty of Pharmacy at UMP and the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science at UCSI University”, Dr Agus said.

Moreover, with 11 faculties including undergraduate and postgraduate studies, UCSI University provides great opportunity for students and staffs of UMP to do collaborative activities in Malaysia. (nov-kui)


Announcement: Exchange Student Program 2019

30 March 2019 by News and Events 1066 Views

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UBD's Student Exchange Programme Semester 1, 2019-2020 (August 2019/Fall 2019) is now open!


Application forms can be downloaded from here: 


Term Dates

Semester 2, 2019-2020: January to May 2020


Please find the nomination and application information for exchange students as follows:




Nomination Deadline

13 October 2019


Application form (including supporting documents) can be submitted to the International Affairs Office UMP and emailed at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Please kindly note that applicants should submit both soft and hard copies.




1. UMP active student min. Semester 3;

2. Minimum of GPA 2.5 (out of 4.0);

3. English proficiency of IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 500 or equivalent.

4. Latest academic transcript

5. Copy of passport (can be submitted later)

Faculties and Study Programs Option


Application Process (3 Phases)

1. Submitting all required documents to International Office

2. Selecting modules to take (can be downloaded from

3. Doing medical check up (after accepted by Faculty in UBD).

4. Submitting a copy of medical insurance, flight itinerary, and accommodation form (after medical check passed).Application Phase 2 (After Accepted by Faculty in UBD)


Program Period

January - May 2020

More Information

Novi    +62 852 2754 0222

or visit International Affairs Office UMP

Main Office 1st Floor


Bule to Make Jamu in Summer Course 2018

27 July 2018 by News and Events 467 Views

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Mahasiswa Asing di UMP Belajar Meramu Jamu

During the International Summer Course 2018 of Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto (UMP), 10 international students from Turkey, Afghanistan, Sudan, Italy, Germany, South Korea, and France learn how to make Jamu in Desa Beji, Purbalingga on Wednesday, 18 July 2018.

 “Coming from their country, the participants are learning how to make Jamu, herbal cosmetics, and herbal medicine. The participants are interested in the program because they know that Indonesia has a lot of herbs and natural resources to be used as herbal medication,” said the committee of the program from International Affairs Office (IAO) UMP, Novan Andrianto, S.Pd.

According to him, Jamu  is a new thing for the participants. They have known other kinds of herbal medicine, but the one like Jamu is something the just discovered in this program.

“They have never seen and tasted Jamu previously. That is why the host of Jamu Home Industry serves two kinds of Jamu, Beras Kencur and Kunyit Asem in order to be tasted by the participants. They said it is nice although the taste is a little bit strange,” Novan explained.

The host of Jamu home industry, Mrs. Ruswati, explained the ingredients to make jamu and its function for health before the participants start practicing.

Eileen Popp, one of participants from Germany, said that it is a nice chance for her to experience new thing, particularly in knowing the production of Jamu. “I expect to get new knowledge about how people can stay healthy with a low-risk medication.” She said.

 This two-week program will take place not only in Purwokerto but also in Purbalingga, Gombong, and Yogyakarta. (nov)


International Summer Course 2018 : Promoting the Culture of Indonesia

27 July 2018 by News and Events 468 Views

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Kenalkan Budaya Indonesia, UMP Gelar International Summer Course

Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto (UMP) through the International Affairs Office (IAO) held the International Summer Course 2018 from 16 to 28 July 2018. The event is jointly done with STIKES Muhammadiyah Gombong, Kebumen.

The theme of this summer course, traditional herbal medicine and cosmetics, is in line with the program of excellence of the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy, and Faculty of Agriculture of UMP.  

There are 10 students participating in the Summer Course 2018 from Turkey, Italy, South Korea, Thailand, Sudan, Afghanistan, Germany and France.

Dr. Ns Jebul Suroso, S.Kp. M.Kep., the Vice Rector for Development and Partnership of UMP, said that this summer course is done in collaboration with STIKES Muhammadiyah Gombong.  He expected that the International Summer Course will improve the internationalization of UMP.

“It is the implementation of partnership and internationalization of the university in order to promote our university worldwide as well as to introduce the culture of Indonesia and to share knowledge with the international participants. It is also a good opportunity to show them the excellence of UMP, particularly the herbal medicine and cosmetics” he said.

Novi Haryanti M.Pd, the coordinator of the program, said that this Summer Course is annually held by UMP through IAO.  “This year, we collaboratively hold this summer course with STIKES Muhammadiyah Gombong”, she said.

During the program, the participants attend lectures and visit home industry of herbal medicine, locally called “Jamu”.

“This two-week program will take place not only in Purwokerto but also in Purbalingga, Gombong, and Yogyakarta,” she said.

The main objective of this program is to promote the natural wealth as well as local wisdom of Banyumas, particularly the herbs that can be produced as low-risk herbal cosmetics.

“Students of UMP and STIKES Gombong also take part in this program in order to give them experience in sharing ideas with the international participants from 8 countries,” she said. (ar/tgr)


UMP students Teaching and Doing Internship in Thailand and Philippines

26 April 2018 by News and Events 480 Views

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With its vision of becoming a World Class University, Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto (UMP) never stops making new innovations in its international programs. In early 2018, through International Affairs Office (IAO) of UMP in cooperation with the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education (FTTE), UMP collaborated with an organization known as SEAMEO. The cooperation is in the form of Teaching Practice Program for students in ASEAN countries especially Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines.

In this year, UMP hosted 3 students from the Philippines and Thailand. The program was implemented in January - February 2018. The students were doing observation in the classroom and teaching practice as well as an evaluation at the end of the program.

According to Emmanuel, a participating student Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology (MinSCAT), Philippines, “this program is really great. It gives me a chance to have an international experience with the new community. The people here are also nice so I can adapt myself easily. The education system here might be different from us in Philippines, but so far I can handle it. The teachers are really helpful.” In this program, UMP chose several partner schools for the student teacher to do their teaching practice.

According to Luthfi Istikharoh, M.Pd., the head of International Program of FTTE, the faculty has a good partnership with schools in Banyumas regency and other cities around. This year, the schools assigned to receive student teacher from SEAMEO were SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Purwokerto and SMP Muhammadiyah 3 Purwokerto. In addition, UMP also sent 5 students from Department of English Education and 3 students from Primary Education to Philippines and Thailand.

“It is a must-have experience for students. Many unpredictable happenings appeared during the program. It is not only about how good we are teaching but also how to survive in a country where you haven’t stepped your feet on. Everything looks so different but worth to do,” said Dinar, one of participants from UMP.

 “It’s very good program for the students to improve their teaching skill and experience as well as to open their mind about global education in a country where they do teaching practice. Beside learning in different context and situation, the students are also demanded to be able to survive in the environment and social life”, said Santhy Hawanti, Ph.D., Director of International Affairs Office. (shof-kui)

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