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Undergraduate Program

Diploma and Bachelor degree

Postgraduate Program

Master and proffesional degree

Need Help?

If you have any questions or difficulties in preparing the required documents to meet the entry requirements, please contact our staff at the Office of International Affairs by email: We will guide you through the admission process.

Visa & Immigration

As an international student planning to study within Indonesia territory you should apply for a visa after receiving a Letter of Acceptance. Please note that before applying for a visa, you have to get a study permit issued by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia.

Entry regulation

International students who must apply for the study permit are those who join a Full-Degree Program, Student Exchange Program, Short Course Program, Training Course, and Indonesian Language Course Program.
For some people, immigration matters can be complicated. The following guideline should help you to go through the process. If you need assistance, our office can recommend agent to process your immigration documents with your own expenses.
You can find detailed information about the immigration matters on the Indonesian Government website:

Sponsor letter

We issue sponsor letter for new international students upon enrollment to Universitas Islam Indonesia. However, you need to request a sponsor letter whenever you have to extend Visa/KITAS or request Exit Re-entry Permit, Exit Permit Only, and other immigration formalities.
The following is the documents you need to submit in order to get a letter of recommendation from Universitas Islam Indonesia.
1. A letter of recommendation from your faculty.
2. A copy of your academic transcript.
3. A copy of your passport.
4. Request form. (download the request form)
5. Letter of Guarantee. (download the Letter of Guarantee)
Please note that a letter of recommendation processing takes 3 working days. Therefore, please allow a reasonable time for International Office to process your letter before your immigration matter is due.

Why Study in Sidoarjo?

There are many good reasons for you to choose Indonesia, especially Sidoarjo, as a destination city to continue your studies in higher education.

Getting Accommodation
Getting a comfortable accommodation like a second home is essential to maintain your motivation and enthusiasm while studying at umsida and living in Sidoarjo.
We provide many facilities to support and give you a new experience in Sidoarjo.

Campus Facilities
Complete facilities are an important element to support the academic activities and the creation of a conducive learning environment in campus.

About IRO Umsida

In order to strengthen the internationalization Umsida and actively involved in international activities, Umsida established the International Relation Officer (Kantor Urusan Internasional), with the roles as followed: (1) assessing and implementing international cooperation intensively with abroad partner university, (2) providing student services for international students in area of immigration issues, campus orientation, academic advice from their arrival to departure date, (3) assisting lectures and students of Umsida who are participating collaborative program with abroad partner university, and (4) providing services and advices for foreign lectures and researches who will be affiliate or collaborate with Umsida.

International Relation Officer (IRO)
Main Campus Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo (Umsida),
Jl. Majapahit 666 Sidoarjo Jawa Timur Indonesia
Telephone : 031-8945444 (hotline)
E-mail :