About President University
Where Tomorrow's Leaders Come Together
According to President University’s founder, Mr. Setyono Djuandi Darmono, President University was built for two reasons; to become a research and development center and to set a new benchmark in Indonesian higher education. The founders of President University laid down the foundation and ground work to ensure that President University will develop into a great institution of learning where students from all parts of the world can acquire knowledge and develop into useful, responsible citizens and future leaders.
President University is located in Jababeka Education Park in Kota Jababeka. It is surrounded by the Jababeka Industrial Estate with more than 1,500 national as well as multinational companies from 30 nations, such as Mulia, Unilever, Samsung, Mattel, ICI Paint, Kraft and others.
As an international standard university, not only are the classes conducted in English, but President University is equipped with an international standard curriculum which was made and developed by world-class academics. All courses, including the state mandatory courses, are conducted in English. Students will speak, write, learn and think in English, the Global Language of today.
To be a world class university that produces leaders in their fields and communities.
To educate future generations through the transfer of skills and knowledge in order to build character and wisdom.
The conceptual plan of President University was first formulated in September 1997 by Mr. S. D. Darmono, the President Director of PT Jababeka Tbk. and Prof. Donald W. Watts, who was the President of Bond University, Queensland and Vice Chancellor of Curtin University, Western Australia. The goal of their proposed University was to create an institution of learning which would prepare future leaders of industry and society by giving them the skills and experience necessary to excel upon graduation.
The university officially began in 2001, offering a Bachelor of Engineering degree. At that time, the institution was called the School of Engineering based in Cikarang, Bekasi. On 16 April 2004, the Ministry of Education granted President University official status as a full fledged university.
Although still a young University, President University (PresUniv) is growing at a tremendous rate every year. There are now around 3,500 students attending President University from Indonesia as well as many other countries. President University has expanded its course offerings and now offers 32 different majors in subjects ranging from Industrial Engineering to Public Relations.
President University is located in Jababeka Education Park in Kota Jababeka, surrounded by Jababeka Industrial Estate with more than 1,500 national as well as multinational companies such as Unilever, Mattel, Samsung, Mulia, ICI Paints, and others. It’s location also allows students to make use of world-class facilities such as the Jababeka Golf & Country Club and the President Executive Club.
The First Supercity in Indonesia
Kota Jababeka Home of President UniversityKota Jababeka lies 35 kilometer east of Jakarta’s Central Business District and covers the Cikarang area, which is part of the Bekasi regency. The regency of Bekasi covers a total area of 150,000 hectares and shares borders with regency of Karawang in the east, Bogor in the south and Jakarta in the West. The Java Sea lies to the north of the Bekasi regency.
Kota Jababeka can be conveniently accessed from the Bekasi-Cikampek toll-road (highway) and is served by the Cikarang Barat & Lemahabang kilometer 31 toll gate (exit toll road at kilometer 28). Commuting time between Kota Jababeka and central Jakarta by car is approximately 1 – 1,5 hours.
Kota Jababeka is a mature township development, of which approximately 60% has been developed out of a total of 5,600 hectares of land area. It is a self-contained industry-based township that is home to more than 1,650 local and multinational companies from over 30 countries, such as The United States, Japan, France, The United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Australia, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, and numerous others. Kota Jababeka has industrial, residential and commercial developments, a public transportation network, shopping, leisure and entertainment establishments, as well as a dry port, power plants, two water treatment plants, two waste water treatment plants and numerous other facilities.
Spotlight and Fact
- The biggest industrial estate in South East Asia
- Kota Jababeka covers total area of 5600 hectares
- Supercity and fully integrated township
- One of the world’s most livable cities
This school offers programs in: