Founded in 1949, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) is a comprehensive research university and is one of the top four universities in Indonesia. UGM has 18 Faculties: Agricultural Technology, Agriculture, Animal Science, Biology, Cultural Sciences, Dentistry, Economics, Engineering, Forestry, Geography, Law, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Psychology, Social and Political Sciences, and Veterinary Science. It also has a Graduate School and 28 research Centres. UGM has 54,000 students, including over 13,000 postgraduate students and over 700 international students (including 36 Australians). UGM is located in Jogjakarta in central Java, 443km east of Jakarta. Jogjakarta, with a population of a little over 500,000, is regarded as a centre of Javanese culture as well as a centre of learning.
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