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Satya Wacana Christian University

Satya Wacana Christian University
Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW)
Type Private
Established 1956
Founder Oeripan Notohamidjojo
Rector Neil Rupidara
Location Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia

Satya Wacana Christian University, or Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW), is a private university located in Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia. The name itself is derived from Sanskrit, meaning "Faithful to the Word / Word of God". UKSW's campuses are spread all-around Salatiga.


UKSW was established as the College for Christian Teachers (PTPGKI) on November 30, 1956, owned by 9 Indonesian church synods. At the time of inception there were 5 studies: Teaching & Education, History, English, Law, and Economics. On July 17, 1959 PTPGKI changed to Christian Faculty of Teaching and Education Indonesia (FKIP-KI) and on December 5, 1959 FKIP-KI was christened as Satya Wacana Christian University.

Programs offered

The university has of 14 faculties providing 4 diplomas courses, 39 undergraduate courses, 10 graduate courses and 3 postgraduate courses. Some graduate and postgraduate courses are managed by the separate postgraduate program.


SWCU collaborates with the following foreign tertiary educational institutions:


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