In giving insightful experience, IGOV UMY invites professional from the DPR-RI.

Yogyakarta (5/1) Praktisi Mengajar is a program established by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology of Indonesia so that graduates are better prepared to work. This program encourages collaboration between expert and lecturers to create in-depth and meaningful exchange of knowledge and expertise between academicians and professionals. This collaboration is carried out in courses delivered in classrooms both offline and online.

The Praktisi Mengajar implemented by IGOV UMY is a collaboration carried out by Sakir Ridho Wijaya, S.IP., M.IP as the director of IGOV with Farida Azzahra, S.H., M.H. as the expert staff in Law for the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia RI. She is in charge of Indonesian Language Class (Scientific Writing Techniques) for IGOV students in 2022.

On January 5, 2022, the class was held offline at the Laboratory of Government Science Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta. At class, each student consults regarding the substance and technique of writing scientific articles including background, literature review, and conclusions. The results of the consultation used for improving articles, which will later be submitted to the national journal portal or compiled it into a book. (FLT)

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Procurement Transformation for Prosperity, IGOV UMY Invites the Head of LKPP RI at the Public Lecture Event

Yogyakarta (28/12) – The International Program of Government Affairs and Administration Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (IGOV UMY), again held a public lecture entitled “Pengadaan Barang dan Jasa Pemerintahan”

The activity was held on Wednesday (28/12) and took place in the Main Meeting Room, Ar. Fachrudin A Building , UMY. The activity which was held offline invited 2 speakers, Kepala Lembaga Kebijakan Pengadaan Barang/Jasa Pemerintah (LKPP) Dr. H. Hendrar Prihadi, S.E., M.M, and Kepala Pusat Pendidikan dan Pelatihan Pengadaan Barang dan Jasa Ir. Hardi Afriansyah, M.Si.


Hendrar, who is also the former mayor of Semarang for the period 17 February 2016 – 10 October 2022, presented material on “Transformasi Pengadaan Untuk Kesejahteraan”. he explained that Indonesia’s state procurement focuses on the direction of the president of the Republic of Indonesia which uses goods from within the country, increases the portion of MSMEs and ensures transparency and efficiency in the use of government spending.

Furthermore, the material delivery activity was delivered by Hardi regarding “Tata Kelola Pengadaan B/J Sesuai Dengan Peraturan Presiden Nomor 16 Tahun 2018 Dan Peraturan Presiden Nomor 12 Tahun 2021”


This Public Lecture is certainly a great opportunity for students to learn directly from experts regarding Government Procurement of Goods and Services. This was revealed by Awang Rajaprakoso Purnomo as an IGOV UMY student.

“This Public Lecture is a big opportunity for us because IGOV directly invites the head of LKPP to provide practical insight and knowledge about PBJ in Government,” he said. (ARP


Entering the Collaboration Era, IGOV UMY visited Narasi.Tv

Yogyakarta (22/12) – Collaboration across government agencies and industry plays an important role in improving the quality of education graduates in the digital era. Therefore, the International Program of Government Affairs and Administration Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (IGOV UMY) has just conducted a visit to Narasi.TV which was held on Wednesday (21/12) at Intiland Tower, Jakarta.


This activity is an opportunity to open cross-agency collaboration in improving the quality of graduates which is needed in the current era, the era of collaboration.

“This visit is an opportunity to open collaboration in improving the quality of IGOV UMY students in preparing quality graduates,” said Sakir Ridho Wijaya, S.IP., M.IP., as the Director of IGOV UMY


Through this, Narasi. Tv represented by Dahlia Citra Buana (Chief of Ecosystem), Ryggie Phillip (Strategic Partnership), Yuanita Theodora (UP of Business), Iqbal Tawakal (Lead Partnership), and, Ghinar Pranogo (Head sales) welcomed both the intent and purpose to improve collaborative development of student competencies.

Some of the discussions on this visit included opportunities for collaboration in developing student competence, discussion of IGOV UMY’s social media as media branding, and collaboration in creating events. Furthermore, IGOV UMY and Narasi will provide Custom Classes for IGOV UMY students in developing competencies in how to manage social media, design social media & website displays, content creation, events, etc.

In addition, Citra said that she was very happy to collaborate and was waiting for follow-ups from this visit. “I am very happy to meet friends from college because Narasi is built from the pillars of collaboration and the most important pillar of collaboration is with friends from college” (ARP)

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IGOV UMY Has Just Held a Selection for the New International Students

Yogyakarta (17/12) – the International Program of Government Affairs and Administration, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (IGOV UMY) has just held a new student selection activity for international students who register at IGOV UMY. The activity was held on Wednesday (14/12) via Zoom Meetings. The selection was made by the Head of the UMY Government Science Study Program, Dr. Tunjung Sulaksono, M.Sc., and Adibah Dhivani Gusmi, S.IP., as International Mobility and Cooperation IGOV UMY.

IGOV UMY is one of the international programs at UMY which routinely gets applicants from international students to continue their studies. This is also in line with the mission of IGOV UMY in providing adequate environmental facilities to help students improve their English skills and courage. In addition, the presence of international students can broaden insight and knowledge.

On this occasion, IGOV UMY selected a student from Gambia, Africa. Previously, IGOV UMY also had an international student from Gambia, Modou Lamin Juwara, a student of IGOV UMY Batch 2020. It is hoped that these new student candidates will be able to meet the required qualifications and be serious about participating. Learning Activities.

“We hope that prospective international students who come to IGOV UMY can uphold their trust in gaining knowledge and their initial goal is to continue their studies at IGOV UMY,” said Mba Adibah. (ARP)

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The Visit from SMAN 2 Pringsewu Was Interactive and Exciting!

Yogyakarta (13/12) – For the umpteenth time, the International Program of Government Affairs and Administration, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (IGOV UMY) was allowed to take part in promotional activity for school visits held by the UMY Admissions Bureau. On this occasion, IGOV UMY was allowed to welcome guests from SMAN 2 Pringsewu, Lampung who was conducting a Goes to Campus event to the best campuses in Indonesia.

Before they visited UMY they visited tourist attractions around the D.I.Y. because it is very unfortunate if visiting Yogyakarta does not enjoy the existing tourist attractions. This was disclosed by one student who declined to be named.

“Before we visited UMY, we visited tourist attractions around D.I.Y such as Borobudur Temple, Yogyakarta Palace, Malioboro, etc,” he said

Next, they visited UMY to get to know more about UMY and IGOV UMY which was held on Saturday (10/12) and took place in the Ar. Fachrudin A Building, 5th floor, UMY. This activity was brought by Imam Suprabowo, S.Sos.I., M.Pd.I to introduce the ins and outs of UMY and Fadhila Septiyaning, one of the batch 2020 IGOV UMY students to introduce the advantages of IGOV UMY.

According to Fadhila, the visit was conducive and interactive considering a large number of participants. The activity which was attended by 188 participants showed their enthusiasm by asking questions about IGOV UMY and UMY.

“Wow, I think the visit was very conducive and interactive, judging from their enthusiasm in asking about the advantages of IGOV UMY and they seemed interested in the Student Exchange Program which they asked a lot about,” Fadhila said. (ARP)


Guest Lecture: Urgency in Theorizing Urban Governance

Yogyakarta (1/12) – Visiting Professor (Guest Lecturer) is one of the internationalization programs of the University of Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) which aims to present Visiting Lecturers from foreign universities, especially those who are included in the 100 QS World University Rankings or who has a cooperation agreement with UMY. The Visiting Professor Program can be proposed by two or more Study Programs, either under the same Faculty or across Faculties. The output of the Visiting Professor Program is the publication of research results with UMY lecturers in reputable/indexed international journals. In addition, with the Visiting Professor program, students can explore and receive new knowledge and knowledge that lecturers do not necessarily teach at UMY. It can also provide an internationalization experience for UMY students who register for the International class.

Therefore, the International Program of Government Affairs and Administration at the Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (IGOV UMY) held a Visiting Professor activity which became a routine activity at IGOV UMY. In this Visiting Professor, IGOV UMY invited Abdullah Zed Munabari, S.IP., M.SI., from the National Consultant for Smart Green ASEAN Cities (SGAC). The activity was held on Thursday (1/12) through Zoom Meetings to fill in the Urban Governance course taught by Eko Priyo Purnomo, S.IP., M.Sc., M.Res., Ph.D.

In this activity, Mr. Dullah brought up the topic of Urgency in Theorizing Urban Governance which discussed Managing Urban Growth as a challenge in the twenty-first century. The focus of the discussion this time is on managing population mobility with the procurement of the MRT in Jakarta and roads that are friendly to cyclists. Besides that, the discussion continued with Water privatization, water privatization is when private corporations buy or operate public water or wastewater utilities. If this is implemented properly like in the city of Manila, the Philippines will become a strong opportunity to fight water scarcity. Through market competition, higher water prices, and cap and trade programs, water supply can not only be controlled but also be effectively managed. (ARP)


Held a Welcoming Party, IGSC Discussed Self Compassion and Critical Thinking

Yogyakarta (28/11) – the International Government Students Community (IGSC) has just held a Welcoming Party activity, a welcoming event for new students of the International Program of Government Affairs and Administration at the Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (IGOV UMY) and at the same time a ceremonial event that they have officially become fully a UMY IGOV Student and a IGSC member. This event was held on Sunday (27/11) and took place in Desa Wisata Pulesari, Sleman. Besides being attended by new IGOV UMY students, this activity was also attended by IGSC management and IGOV UMY managers.

This time the Welcoming Party presents the topic of Emphasize Self Compassion, Embracing Critical Thinking which focuses on caring and being kind to oneself in facing life’s difficulties and obstacles that will be faced through critical thinking. Some of the activities at this welcoming party this time are sharing between classes, games, ice breaking, outbound, and the connotation of queen and king for 2022. These activities were chosen to bond each class and increase the solidarity and critical thinking of new IGOV UMY students.

The Welcoming Party has mandatory activities that must be carried out, this activity is the determination of the king and queen of the class of 2022. The determination is judged by their activeness, ability to guide their friends, and how enthusiastic they are in participating in the activity. On this occasion, the ones who had the opportunity to become king and queen were Reyga Pramudita and Hasna Nabila. They said that they were very happy to be chosen as King and Queen at this year’s welcoming party.

“Didn’t expect to be chosen as King on this occasion, because previously I didn’t expect to even know that there was an election to become king and queen at this event.” Said Rega Pramudita


IGOV UMY held a matriculation activity with the topic English and Abroad: Deal with English, then leave Indonesia

Yogyakarta (26/11) – As an International Program that has differences from regular programs, of course, there must be a similar perception and mindset for students so that they get an overview of the activities and obstacles they have to face when carrying out activities as International Program students. Therefore, the International Program of Government Affairs and Administration, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (IGOV UMY) held a matriculation activity which has become an annual agenda that must be carried out.

The activity was held on Saturday (26/11) which took place in Pulesari Tourism Village, Sleman. This activity is intended for new IGOV UMY students so they can find out what they will face at IGOV UMY and the importance of being able to master languages ​​other than Indonesian. This goes straight with the topic used in this year’s matriculation activity, namely, English and Abroad: Deal with English, then leave Indonesia. This topic is used so that new IGOV UMY students can adapt and accept that currently, the use of English is very important to increase their value.

In addition, IGOV UMY invited a speaker and IGOV UMY Batch 2015 alumni, Mia Rosmiati, S.IP., to share her experience of how Mba Mia came from a small village with inadequate facilities to learn English and had to enter IGOV UMY who must use English in learning activities until becoming an English mentor. In the sharing activity, Mba Mia advised that don’t make language an obstacle for you to build relationships, make it a link so you get to know more people.

“Language is not to take you somewhere, but language can make those who don’t know you to become know you,” said Mba Mia. (ARP)


Studying Disaster Management in Bantul Regency, Exchange Students From Maejo University Visit BPBD Bantu

Yogyakarta (25/11) – To exchange information on disaster management between Indonesia and Thailand, the International Program of Government Affairs and Administration at Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (IGOV UMY) invited 2 exchange students from Maejo University, Thailand (MJU) to visit the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) Bantul Regency. besides being a forum for exchanging information on disaster management, this activity was carried out to monitor and evaluate research-based internship activities by the Director of IGOV UMY which at the same time developed the mandate to become the PIC of the Program Kompetisi Kampus Merdeka (PK-KM) of the UMY Government Science Study Program.

As exchange students who are currently studying in Indonesia, of course, it would be a shame if they did not develop their thinking and stimulate their creativity through exploring learning resources in Yogyakarta which does not necessarily exist in Thailand. From these activities, they can find out how the emergency response plan to the strategy in responding to the emergency response in Bantul Regency. Apart from that, the activity continued with a seafood processed dinner at Depok Beach which could be new information for them because each country must have a distinctive taste image that makes the country’s identity.

Of course, this activity makes learning not monotonous and provides benefits for each party. As stated by Amnat Arthan, who is often called Neck. “It was very nice to have the opportunity to be invited to take part in these activities. Apart from gaining knowledge about Monitoring and Evaluation, we can share knowledge and information about disaster management from each country.” (ARP)


IGOV UMY Attends Gathering Activities with Favourite Schools

Yogyakarta (23/11) – Yogyakarta Muhammadiyah University held a meeting with representatives from top schools in the city of Yogyakarta and its surroundings, Wednesday, 23 November 2022. This event took place on the Ground Floor of the K.H. Mosque. Ahmad Dahlan UMY. This gathering was carried out to introduce international program classes at UMY and establish cooperation with Favourite Schools.

An introduction to international programs at UMY was delivered by Dr. Imam Suprabowo, S.Sos., M.Pd. as the Head of the Admissions Bureau. He introduced 8 international study programs, starting from the International Program of International Relations (IPIREL), the International Program of Law and Sharia (IPOLS), the International Program of Islamic Economics & Finance (IPIEF), the International Program of Governmental Studies (IGOV), International Program of Accounting (IPACC), International Program of Management and Business (IMABS), International Program of Islamic Communication (IPICOM) and International Program of Communication Studies (IP-COS).

UMY also signed memorandums of understanding with top schools. This memorandum of understanding contained cooperation between UMY and the top schools that were established in the context of distributing students to international programs at UMY. Yogyakarta Muhammadiyah University provides a quota of 16 students from each superior school. Of the 16 students who have been selected, two students will be included in each of the 8 international programs at UMY.

The top schools that have established this collaboration include Muhammadiyah 1 Klaten High School, Trensain Muhammadiyah Sragen High School, MA Al Irsyad Tengaran, Yogyakarta 1 MAN, Yogyakarta Muhammadiyah 2 High School, Yogyakarta 8 State High School, Yogyakarta 3 State Senior High School, Muallimin Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta MA., Abu Bakar Kulon Progo High School, Yogyakarta 1 Public High School, Al Mukmin Muhammadiyah Tembarak MA, Yogyakarta 1 Muhammadiyah High School, Yogyakarta 6 Muhammadiyah High School, Darul Quran MA, Mujahidin Muhammadiyah Wonosari High School, Darul Hikmah Kutoarjo High School, Baitul Quran High School, Muhammadiyah 7 High School Yogyakarta, MA Ponpes Ibnul Qoyyim Putra Bantul, and Muhammadiyah Boarding School Pleret. (ARP)