KNB (Kemitraan Negara Berkembang)

The Indonesian goverment realizes the higher education could compose a more constructive role in helping such a country to achieve a long-term socio-economic goal as it has a clear and practical impact on society. we are convinced that it can promote responsible citizens, ethical behavior, educational ambition, professional development in a broad range of fields, and even cross border engagement. and as part of our commitment to help our international society surviving the global social and economic challenges, sharing our experience and resources in nurturing highly skilled and educated society has become our primary approach to contribute in the human resources development in our neighboring developing countries. The developing countries certainly need leaders, well-manered society, educated citizens, and skilled workers for their industry, goverment, and academia. In their respect, the KNB scholarship offered by the Indonesian goverment provides the opportunity for potential students in developing countries to develop their knowledge and competencies that will subsequently enhance their chances to fulfuill those roles back in their home countries. The KNB scholarship opens the opportunity to experience life in the culturally most diverse nation in the world while studying and earning a master degree.

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Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta (UMS) is one of 170 Muhammadiyah Universities (PTM) and one among the approximately 1,890 Colleges (PTS) in Indonesia. Charitable efforts in education is determined to realize the campus as "the Scientific and Islamic Discourse" that is able to foster a culture of Islamic scientific knowledge and skills which is based on Islamic values ​​appropriate methodology of Muhammadiyah. To the entire academic community always instilled hard work attitude, honest, sincere, patient, high integrity, positive thinking, rational objective, fair and clean heart as the moral basis of the development of science, technology and Islamic sciences, globalization era.

Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta (UMS) Graduate Program (PPs-UMS) was established in 1996 starting with the opening of the Master of Islamic Studies. Then in 1998 opened the Master of Management study program. Furthermore, in 2001 to open three new courses, namely the Master in Management Education, Master of Law, and a Master of Civil Engineering. Then in 2006, PPs-UMS opened two new courses, namely Master Language Assessment and Master of Science in Psychology. In 2009 began to be held Doctoral Program (S3) of Law Science and Master of Education Islam.Start September 2009, Master in Management Education opens stub basic class. Subsequently, in 2010 will host a double degree program in cooperation with the University of Minnesota, USA.


Terms prospective students PPs-UMS for Master (S2) :

  1. Having a diploma and transcripts S1 from universities or private
  2. Grade Point Average Degree S1 ≥ 2,50
  3. Pay the registration and admission Rp. 500.000,-;
  4. Payment / Transfer to No Rek 3088008008 an.Sekolah Pascasarjana UMS Surakarta, BNI Cab.Slamet Riyadi Solo
  5. Photocopy of ID card (KTP) 1 sheet
  6. Photograph size 2 x 3 cm and 3 x 4 cm respectively of two (2) pieces
  7. License / assignment of learning from the agency, if the applicant has worked (2 duplicate)
  8. Letters of recommendation from two people who are considered able to provide an assessment of academic eligibility (form provided)
  9. Curriculum Vitae (form provided)
  10. Pass the entrance test
  11. Submit proof of online registration ke email


Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta (UMS) campus is located at Jl . Ahmad Yani , Pabelan , Kartasura Surakarta . SPs - UMS is in Campus II UMS . The campus is located on the edge of the main highway that connects the city of Surakarta in Yogyakarta / Semarang . Therefore , all the good public transport from Yogyakarta or Semarang can be dropped directly in front of the UMS campus . If from Airport Adisumarmo , can use a taxi to campus approximately reached within 15 ( fifteen ) minutes.

If from Train Station Balapan of Solo, can use a taxi to campus approximately reached within 20 ( two recovered minutes ) . Likewise, from the Bus Terminal Tirtonadi Solo , can use a taxi to the campus more or less taken for 20 ( twenty ) minutes.