Affordable Medical Studies at University Gadjah Mada, Indonesia

University Gadjah Mada is the largest Indonesian university in terms of student population. The university is situated in the ancient city of Jogjakarta- a cultural and intellectual centre crammed with over 50 prestigious universities and academies. Hence, Jogjakarta could be considered a student city that offers a friendly environment with affordable living cost, easily accessible public transportation and harmonious surroundings. Over the last decade, University Gadjah Mada has attracted many Malaysian students in the field of medicine, dentistry and pharmacy. The university has one of the largest populations of foreign students embarking on tertiary education.

University Gadjah Mada’s International Medical Program was established in 2002. This program was initiated in response to the increasing global competition and international cooperation with foreign universities and hospitals. Today, the large base of Malaysian students studying in the International medical Program of University Gadjah Mada are exposed to an innovative educational strategy focusing on problem based learning, integrated, community oriented teaching and early clinical exposure.

The five and a half year undergraduate medical program accepts over 60 to 70 qualified Malaysian students via a rigorous Entrance Examination. Upon successful selection, these students are assisted by 259 faculty members- 65 PhD holders, 75 master’s holders and 71 specialists/ sub-specialists. These faculty members are assisted by tutors to optimized the learning and teaching process in the Faculty of Medicine. The Faculty of Medicine is supported by the 750 bedded Sardjito General Hospital, Banyumas District Hospital and Dr Soeradji General Hospital.

University Gadjah Mada IndonesiaNugrahan Sdn Bhd is one of the two official representatives of University Gadjah Mada, Jogjakarta. The University was ranked 103 in the world for Life Sciences and Biomedicine by the Times Higher Education- QS World University Rankings in the year 20009. As one of the oldest universities in Asean and with more than 50 years of experience in teaching medicine to undergraduates, the Faculty of Medicine has collaborations win research, student exchange and program evaluation. This is done with reputable universities such as the Maastricht University, Netherlands, Dutch Cancer Institute, Utrecht University, University of Melbourne, Harvard medical School and more.

The University Gadjah Mada also accepts Malaysian students into their five year undergraduate dental program, and their four year Pharmacy and Veterinary Science program- all of which are recognized by the Malaysian government. Also the cost of the programs at University Gadjah Mada is almost half of the cost of doing similar programs in private universities in Malaysia.

University Gadjah Mada will conduct an entrance examination on June 9 at the Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Bangi. Nugrahan Sdn Bhd would like to welcome qualified Malaysian students to register for the entrance examination as soon as possible. This would give ample time for students to prepare for the selection examinations.

Nugrahan Sdn Bhd will forward past year questions from 2006 to 2011, reading materials and conduct intensive revision classes for students who register with the company. Students may visit Nugrahan Sdn Bhd at Suite B-5-15A, Block B, 5th Floor, Megan Avenue II, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur. For more information, call Nugrahan Sdn Bhd at 1800 222 939.