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Bina Nusantara University

Bina Nusantara University
Universitas Bina Nusantara
Former names
Akademi Teknik Komputer (ATK)
MottoMembangun Bangsa melalui ilmu pengetahuan dan teknologi. (Establishing the future through science and technology.)[1]
TypePrivate university
EstablishedAugust 8, 1996
RectorProf. Dr. Ir. Harjanto Prabowo MM
CampusWest Jakarta, South Jakarta, Alam Sutera

Bina Nusantara University also known as BINUS University is a private university located in Jakarta, South Tangerang and Bekasi, Indonesia. All of its campuses are located within the area of Greater Jakarta Region.


Bina Nusantara University originally evolved from a computer training institute, Modern Computer Course, which was founded on 21 October 1974.[2] Along with the development, the Modern Computer Course later developed into Computer Engineering Academy (ATK) on July 1, 1981 . The Academy offers informatics and informatics management education. Three years later on 13 July 1984 ATK achieved registered status and the name changed to AMIK Jakarta. On July 1, 1985 , AMIK opened a course in accounting computerization. AMIK began to use the name Bina Nusantara on 21 September 1985.

AMIK was awarded the best computer academy award from the Ministry of Education and Culture on March 17, 1986. AMIK Bina Nusantara then formed STMIK (College of Informatics and Computer Management) Bina Nusantara on July 1, 1986. The institute then offered undergraduate study programs (S1) in informatics management and informatics engineering.

On November 9, 1987 AMIK Bina Nusantara joined STMIK Bina Nusantara to form an educational institution offering diploma study program (D3) and strata 1 (S1). STMIK Bina Nusantara gained equal status for all courses on March 18, 1992. STMIK Bina Nusantara then opened a postgraduate program of information systems management, first in Indonesia on May 10, 1993.

Bina Nusantara University was established on August 8, 1996. STMIK Bina Nusantara then joined Bina Nusantara University on December 20, 1998. Currently, Bina Nusantara University has educational programs: School of Information Systems, School of Informatics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, School of Business and Management, Faculty of Economics and Communication, School of Design, Faculty of Humanities, Master of Informatics Engineering, Master of Information Systems Management, Master of Management Business), and Doctoral of Management Research.

On October 23, 2014 Binus University launched its new campus by holding a grand launching of Binus University in Alam Sutera, Serpong, South Tangerang[3]. The new campus is a 22 floor building and applies the concept of green campus , environmentally friendly building with the use of energy-saving facilities.[4] Campus area of 25 thousand square meters was designed by Indonesian architects, namely Budiman. The Alam Sutera campus has four main courses. The four are computer science, school of design, school business and management, and information system.

On April 29, 2015 , Binus and PT. Summarecon Agung Tbk. signed a new campus construction agreement at Summarecon Bekasi. The campus is planned to be built on an area of 36,400 sqm at Summarecon Bekasi City Circle Road Bulevar. For the initial phase, in March 2016 Binus will open an online learning facility: BINUS UNIVERSITY LEARNING COMMUNITY (BULC) in Summarecon City Bekasi and in the next stage Binus University campus will be fully operational by 2018.[5]


Bina Nusantara University has 3 types of courses: regular, international, and online.[6]

Regular program

There are 3 levels of regular courses provided by Bina Nusantara University: undergraduate, master and doctorate levels.

Undergraduate level

Bina Nusantara University offers undergraduate courses with single degree and double degree program. Double degree program enables students to earn two undergraduate degrees from different schools or faculties. The undergraduate degree has 3 faculties and 4 schools.

Single degree program

  • Faculty of Economics and Communication
    • Accounting
    • Finance
    • Marketing Communications
    • Hotel Management (D4)
  • Faculty of Engineering
    • Architecture
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Food Technology
  • Faculty of Humanities
    • International Relations
    • Business Law
    • Psychology
    • Chinese Literature
    • English Literature
    • Japanese Literature
  • School of Informatics Engineering
    • Technical Information
    • Mobile Technology and Applications
    • Game Technology and Applications
    • Cyber Security
  • School of Design
    • Film
    • Interior Design
    • Design of Visual Communication Animation
    • Visual Communication Design New Media
    • Visual Communication Design Creative Advertising
  • School of Information Systems
    • Computerized accounting
    • Information Systems
    • Audit Information System
  • School of Business and Management
    • International Business & Management
    • Management
    • International Marketing

Double degree program

  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Information Systems and Accounting
  • Information Systems and Management
  • Information Systems and Industrial Engineering
  • Engineering Informatics and Mathematics
  • Informatics and Statistics

Master degree

Bina Nusantara University offers master courses with single degree and a double degree program in which students will earn two master degrees, one from Bina Nusantara University and one from Macquarie University . Students can combine the courses they are interested in. The master degree program has 3 schools.

Doctorate level

The doctoral level has only two courses: Doctor of Computer Science (DCS) and Doctoral Research in Management (DRM).

International lecture courses

International lecture program obtains bachelor degree from foreign partner university of Bina Nusantara University.

Accounting Communication Computer Science Fashion Design Fashion Management Film Graphic and New Media Hospitality and Tourism Management Information System International Business Marketing Automotive & Robotics Engineering Product Design Engineering

Online courses

The online college program enables students to earn a bachelor degree by studying remotely through internet.

Cooperation with foreign universities, institutes, and associations

Bina Nusantara cooperates with foreign universities from all around the regions for general agreement, faculty mobility, joint degree or double degree, joint research, short or summer course, students exchange, study abroad, and other activities[7]:


  1. ^ Binus University: Greetings from Rector
  2. ^ Berita Pendidikan di Harian Republika
  3. ^ Artikel:"Binus Launching Kampus Baru di Alam Sutera" di
  4. ^ Artikel:"Berkonsep Green Campus, Binus Alam Sutera Hemat Energi" di
  6. ^ Binus University: A World-class university… In continuous pursuit of innovation and enterprise
  7. ^ "Collaboration Center testimonial by". Collaboration Center (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2018-07-02.