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Udayana University

Udayana University
Universitas Udayana
Udayana University's Seal
MottoTakitakining Sewaka Guna Widya
TypeState University
Established29 September 1962
RectorDr. Anak Agung Raka Sudewi, Sp.S(K)
Bukit Jimbaran - Badung
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8°47′56″S 115°10′19″E / 8.79889°S 115.17194°E / -8.79889; 115.17194
CampusUrban and suburban with three areas: Sudirman, Nias, Bukit Jimbaran
AffiliationsAUAP,[1] ASEA UNINET[2]

Udayana University (Indonesian: Universitas Udayana) is a public university in Denpasar, Indonesia. It was established on September 29, 1962. Its current rector is Prof. Dr. A.A. Raka Sudewi, Sp.S(K). The university's name was derived from the 10th century Balinese King Udayana (Dharmodayana) of the Warmadewa Dynasty.

Rectorate Building of Udayana University


Udayana University was established by the Act of Minister of Higher Education Republic of Indonesia No.104/1962, on 9 August 1962, after an initial period as part of Airlangga University since 29 September 1958. It was the first university to be established in Bali Province. With four courses in 1962. In 1975, several faculties such as faculty of law, faculty of engineering, faculty of agriculture and faculty of economy was established. As of 2017, Udayana University have 13 faculties with faculty of marine and fisheries is the newest faculty was established in 2011.


The university has 13 faculties:

  • Faculty of Cultural Science
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Animal Husbandry
  • Faculty of Mathematic and Natural Sciences
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • Faculty of Economics and Business
  • Faculty of Agricultural Technology
  • Faculty of Tourism
  • Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
  • Faculty of Marine and Fisheries
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Economy and Business
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science

The program offered in the University of Udayana relatively complete the aspect of science. The programs offered in University of Udayana is one of the most complete programs in Indonesia

Faculty banners

Library of Udayana University


Nias Campus

Nias Street in Denpasar was the original campus of Udayana University which was established in 1958. On this campus, situated the fabulous Statue of Saraswati, the Goddess of Knowledge, a monument for love of science and technology. It is now home for the Faculty of Letters and postgraduate programs (Masters and Doctorate) of Cultural Studies.

Sudirman Campus

Sudirman campus is in the heart of Denpasar, in easy distance of major sights. It is home to postgraduate programs and Medical Sciences faculty. The early days of the campus saw a field of palm trees planted along the front corridor, making the campus known as “Campus of Palm” or in Bahasa “Kampus Palma”.

The campus has grown in number and facilities. This includes GDLN, an information and communication technology facilities to assist with work and strengthen connections. It allows all university members to access distance tutorials and conferences.

Bukit Jimbaran Campus

Built in 1986, this is relatively a new campus and is the largest of Udayana’s three campuses. It is designed like a town. Facilities include health clinic, university library, sport centre, post office, guesthouse and university housing. An international hospital, shopping centre, lake and leisure facilities are being made available soon.

The campus is not far from Pecatu, in easy reach of Ngurah Rai International Airport and the major tourism sites of Kuta and Nusa Dua.

Notable alumni


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  2. ^ "Member Universities". Retrieved 2010-05-09.

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