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Muhammadiyah University of Magelang

Muhammadiyah University of Magelang
Universitas Muhammadiyah Magelang
Logo of Muhammadiyah University of Magelang.jpg
The Gate for Your Golden Age
Other name
MottoPar-Excellence in Science and research, Islamic behavior in services and action
TypePrivate university
EstablishedAugust 31, 1964
RectorProf. Dr. H. Achmadi
Academic staff
Location, ,
7°29′16.73″S 110°13′7.45″E / 7.4879806°S 110.2187361°E / -7.4879806; 110.2187361

Muhammadiyah University of Magelang (or UMM, an abbreviation of Universitas Muhammadiyah Magelang) is a private university belonging to the Muhammadiyah organisation. The university which is in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia, was founded on August 31, 1964.


Initially, Muhammadiyah University of Magelang was a branch of Muhammadiyah University of Jakarta. It later split off. Between 2008 and 2011, Muhammadiyah University of Magelang was directed and chaired by Prof. Dr. Achmadi. It is now led by Ir. Eko Muh. Widodo.


Muhammadiyah University of Magelang has two main campuses:

Campus I

Campus I is in Magelang City, known as Tidar Campus (in Bahasa: Kampus Tidar). The campus has two main wing buildings for administrative offices, students offices, research center, library, and faculties such as economic, law, and education.

Campus II

Campus II is on Jl. Bambang Soegeng, Mertoyudan Magelang. It is known as Mertoyudan Campus (in Bahasa: Kampus Mertoyudan). It is close to the Magelang-Jogja highway. Campus II is used by the faculties of Health, Industrial Engineering and Informatics, and Islamic Studies. The campus, which consist of three main buildings, also functions as administrative offices, library, radio station (Unimma FM), Shariah micro bank (BMT Shariah), and mini market.

In 2011, the university finished a building for rectors office, academic and administrative office, quality insurance office, Center of Research office, and meeting rooms.


  • Drs. H. Masman Andara, 1991–1999
  • Drs. Mashuri Maschab, 1999–2004
  • Dr. H. Chairil Anwar, 2004–2006
  • Prof. Dr.H. Ahmadi, 2006–2012
  • Ir. Eko Muh. Widodo, 2012–2016

Faculties and studies program

UMM is categorized as a middle university in Indonesia. Every year, it receives 1000-1500 student applications from around Indonesia. The majority of students come from Central Java, especially from Kedu plateau areas such as Magelang, Temanggung, Wonosobo, Banjarnegara, Kebumen, and Purworejo. Muhammadiyah University of Magelang offers studies program for undergraduate students. There are six faculties: Economics, Law, Education, Technic, Health, and Islamic studies.

Faculty of Economics

  • Management (S1)
  • Accounting (S1)

Faculty of Law

  • Private Law (S1)
  • Criminal Law (S1)
  • State Administration Law (S1)

Faculty of Education

  • Guidance and Counseling (S1)
  • Education for Pre-school Pedagogy (S1)

Faculty of Science and Technology

  • Industrial Engineering (S1)
  • Computer Science and Informatics (S1 and D3)
  • Automotive (D3)

Faculty of Public Health

  • Nurse (S1 and D3)
  • Pharmacology (D3)

Faculty of Islamic Studies

  • Islamic Education (S1)
  • Islamic Economic Sciences and Banking (S1)
  • The Education of Islamic Primary School Teachers (S1)

Accreditation status

No. Region Level Study program No. SK SK year Rank Score Expired date
1 06 S1 Management ? ? B ? 2013
2 06 S1 Accountancy ? ? B ? 2013
3 06 S1 Guidance and counseling ? ? A ? 2014
4 06 S1 Pre-school education ? ? B ? 2012
5 06 S1 Law ? ? B ? 2015
6 06 S1 Informatics ? ? B ? 2014
7 06 D3 Informatics ? ? B ? 2014
8 06 S1 Industrial Engineering ? ? B ? 2014
9 06 D3 Automotive ? ? B ? 2014
10 06 S1 Nursing ? ? B ? 2014
11 06 D3 Nursing ? ? B ? 2014
12 06 D3 Pharmacology ? ? B ? 2014
13 06 S1 Islamic Education ? ? B ? 2015
14 06 S1 Islamic Economic/Banking ? ? B ? 2017
15 06 S1 Education of Islamic Primary School Teachers ? ? B ? 2015

Centers and offices

  • The Quality Insurance Board functions to insure the university quality in learning and academic activities.
  • The Center of Research and Services for Society (LP3M) helps researchers conduct their work, such as research training, funding, and assistance in getting an access to sponsorship from funding partners either from the government or aid foundation.
  • The Center of Islamic Studies (P3SI) is focused on Islamic guidance and counseling for students and university staff. Beside that, the center is responsibility in designing and implementing Islamic curriculum standard of UMM.
  • The Language Center (Pusat Bahasa) gives language training and courses for students and lecturers. The center provides for English courses for the students.
  • Library.

Facilities and student welfare

  • Wall Climbing
  • Theater (Teater Fajar)
  • Scout
  • Martial Art (Tapak Suci Putra Muhammadiyah=TPSM)
  • Economic Cooperation Unit (Unit Koperasi Mahasiswa)
  • Music
  • Choir Unit
  • Adventure and Nature Lover (Mentari)
  • Journalism (Suara Mahasiswa)
  • Muhammadiyah Students Association (in Bahasa: Ikatan Mahasiswa Muhammadiyah, IMM)
  • Students Body Organization consists of executive and representative body in university level and faculty (Badan executive Mahasiswa (BEM) and Badan Perwakilan Mahasiswa (BPM))


The scholarships consist of two main resources: the government and the private sector, such as jarum, Gudang Garam, Super Semar, Muhammadiyah Foundation, Indonesian Ministry of education, Indonesian Ministry of Religious Affairs, and other sponsors.


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