Sultan Agung Islamic University (UNISSULA) is one of Indonesia’s leading Islamic universities. Established by the Sultan Agung Waqf Foundation in 1962, the university was named after Adi Prabu Hanyokrokusumo, the 17th century Sultan Agung of Mataram, revered for developing Mataram into one of the largest kingdom in the Indonesian archipelago. Their 35 hectare campus is located in the city of Semarang, Central Java, easily accessible from Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta.

Introduced by UNISSULA leaders and thinkers, ‘Islamic Academic Culture’ is the philosophy underlying all aspects of the university’s operations. UNISSULA offers a unique perspective on innovation, specifically researching the needs of the Islamic population and the areas where their beliefs and technology intersect. Moral education is emphasised for students and staff, and all subjects are integrated with Islamic values and principles.

The university is organised around 12 faculties:

  • Islamic Studies
  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Nursing
  • Industrial Technology
  • Law
  • Engineering
  • Teacher Training and Education
  • Languages
  • Communication Sciences
  • Economics
  • Psychology

As well as a wide range of options for undergraduate study, UNISSULA offers 9 postgraduate programs including PhD-level Law and Civil Engineering.

UNISSULA has a long record of international partnerships, well on its way to becoming a world class international university. Through student exchange, faculty exchange, and joint research UNISSULA has partnerships worldwide with:

  • Rotterdam University, Netherlands
  • Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
  • Nantes University, France
  • Dongseo University, South Korea
  • Changwon National University, South Korea
  • International Islamic University Malaysia
  • University Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • University Brunei Darussalam
  • Universitas Islam Sultan Syarif Ali, Brunei
  • Naresuan University Thailand
  • Kasetsart University Thailand
  • Asia University President Forum
  • Forum Rector Indonesia
  • Nationwide University Network Indonesia
  • Multiple institutions throughout Southeast Asia

UNISSULA students are accomplished on the international stage. In 2016 the Faculty of Industrial Technology robotics team won the Trinity College Fire Fighting Home Robot Contest in Connecticut, USA.

UNISSULA — raising a bright future and the greatest generation.

Contact us

Universitas Islam Sultan Agung
Jl.Raya Kaligawe Km.4, Semarang,
Jawa Tengah 50112 ; PO Box 1054/SM, Indonesia
Phone (024) 6583584
Fax (024) 6582455