We are pleased to welcome you at the International Program of Government Affairs and Administration or so-called as IGOV, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY), Indonesia. It is the first international program for Governmental studies in Indonesia which achieved the highest accreditation with First Class Honour by the National Accreditation Bodies for Higher Education (Badan Akreditasi Nasional-Perguruan Tinggi).
Lecturers and scholars inside the department offer teaching in governance, politics and public affairs from its concepts to practical, with expertise ranging from governance and public sectors, democracy, political parties, interest groups to good governance, policy making processes and implementation, without neglecting the system monitoring on sustainable development goals and so on. IGOV joined MBKM for extra in and out-campus activities. For our research activities, they are organized by Jusuf Kalla School of Government and supported by an international institution– Asia Pacific Society for Public Affairs (APSPA).
Being the merely international program in Indonesia which focuses on government, politics and administration affairs, the program offered students vast international chances such as conferences, seminars, and mobility program. Our department and university network provides us a wide range student exchange destinations to many notable international universities. Our worldwide partners include the Korea University, Sun Moon University, China’s SIAS University, Thammasat University, Khon Khaen University, Maejo University, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Universiti Utara Malaysia and many more. It denotes to the fact that we are at the forefront in addressing national and global issues and leading the world.

Hence, come join us and create your bright future with IGOV. Please contact us at igov@umy.ac.id if you have further questions. We are looking forward to meeting you at IGOV.

Sincerely Yours,

Sakir Ridho Wijaya, S.IP, M.IP
Director of IGOV