Universitas Indonesia (UI) is a modern, comprehensive, open-minded, multi-culture, and humanism campus that covers wide arrays of scientific disciplines. It was founded in 1849 and represents one of the oldest educational institutions in Asia. Additionally, Christiaan Eijkman (The Director of Javanese Medical Doctor School-the earlier form of Universitas Indonesia) was awarded the Noble Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1929. He was the first to identify vitamin B1.
Recently, UI has produced more than 400.000 alumni and continues its important role both nationally and internationally.
UI builds strong cooperation with top universities around the world such as Washington University, Tokyo University, Melbourne University, Sydney University, Leiden University, Erasmus University, Kyoto University, Peking University, Tsinghua University, Australian National University, and National University of Singapore. It also plays an active role on 7 higher learning associations in Asia Pacific, Europe, Southeast Asia, and worldwide associations such as APRU (Association of Pacific Rim Universities), AUN (ASEAN University Network), and ASAIHL (Association of South East Asia Institution of Higher Learning).