Law has an ever-increasing impact on modern-day society.
The role of law is growing and developing within the context of international
relations, national structures, and relationships between individuals.
Our courses are designed to provide you with the challenge of an intellectual
discipline in a subject of universal human interest. It does not matter
what your nationality is. What you will need is a genuine interest in
the law and sufficient motivation to study this challenging intellectual
discipline. We welcome students from any countries and are particularly
keen to help those who have little or no previous experience of living
and studying in Indonesia.
The Faculty of Law has a long and well established tradition of legal
education in Indonesia. This institution is well known as one of the
oldest law faculties in the country and is recognised as one of the
top faculties of law in this the country. The Faculty of Law, Universitas
Gadjah Mada has educated lawyers in Indonesia for more than half a century.
There are now around 1800 undergraduate and graduate students pursuing
an excellent legal education within the Faculty. Providing instruction
for these students is a teaching staff of over 80 whose expertise extends
across nearly every aspect of law.
Along with its Bachelor Degree in Law, the Faculty of Law has also established
a Master Degree Program in International Law, Civil Law, Constitutional
Law, Business Law and Public Notary. In addition to this it also offers
a Doctorate degree in law. The Faculty is home to a number of leading
research centers, such as the Research Centre for Anti Corruption, the
Center for Law and Agriculture, the Center for Intellectual Property
Rights and Dispute Settlement Mechanisms.
The Law Faculty's innovative physical design, with its seminar rooms,
multimedia room, debating room and mock court room, is the focus of
academic life within the faculty. The Law Library, the West Law Collection
and excellent computing facilities form an important set of resources
for students. In addition to this, the Faculty maintains networks with
important libraries from around the country. As well as academic studies,
students are given the opportunity to participate in a wide variety
of extra curricular 'legal' pursuits. The Faculty of Law hosts a range
of activities including national and international seminars, workshops,
summer courses on specific subjects, guest lectures, formal meetings,
informal gatherings, and moots (mock courts) activities. There are also
community service activities run by lecturers and students such as Pro-Bono
legal assistance for disadvantaged members of the community.
Graduates of the Faculty of Law are prominent in numerous branches of
the legal profession such as the judiciary and in academic life. They
have included judges of the District Court, Court of Appeal and even
in the Supreme Court. Many of our graduates find employment within the
legal departments of the Central and Local Government Administrations,
industrial and commercial firms, banks, and international organisations.
Others go on to become public figures, such as politicians and prominent