Director’s Welcome

Welcome to The International Program of  Government Affairs and Administration or IGOV. The greatest, the most vibrant department in Indonesia that achieved the highest accreditation with Grade-A.

Both Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) and Department of Government Affairs and Administration are accredited A by the National Accreditation Bodies for higher Education (Badan Akreditasi Nasional-Perguruan Tinggi). Those achievements have just got a few universities in Indonesia and it makes the department becoming the member of the group of six.

The lecturers and the scholars within the Department offer teaching in Government Affairs and Administration from its theories to practical, with expertise ranging from political parties, interest groups to policy making processes, implementing policy and system monitoring on sustainable ways. Our research is organized by Jusuf Kalla School of Government and supported by an International Institution- Asia Pacific Society for Public Affairs (APSPA).

Being the only International Program in Indonesia that focuses on Government Affairs and Administration, the program offered the students vast international opportunities, such as Conferences, Seminars, Sit-In Program, and Students Exchange. Our Department and University network gives us a wide range Student Exchange destinations to many notable International Universities. Our Worldwide partners include the Korea University, Thammasat University, Khon Khaen University, Maejo University, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Universiti Utara Malaysia and many more. This means we are at the forefront in tackling national and global issues and leading the world.

If you have any questions, you can contact our program at We are looking forward to meeting you at IGOV.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eko Priyo Purnomo, SIP., MSi.,MRes

Director of IGOV