About MKRI

Mahkamah Konstitusi Republik Indonesia (MKRI) is the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia.

The first page of the history of the Constitutional Court is the adoption of the idea of the Constitutional Court in the constitution amendment done by the Peoples Consultative Assembly in 2001, as formulated in the Act No. 24 Article (2) and the Act No. 24C of the 1945 constitution of the Republic Indonesia, as the result of the third change appointed on 9 November 2001. The idea to establish a Constitutional Court is a development of discourses in state and law emerged in 20th. Seen from the development of the time, Indonesia is the 78th country, which establishes a Constitutional Court, as well as the first country in the world establish this institution in this 21st century.

The vision of the Constitutional Court is:

Upholding the Constitution of the State in order to realise the ideals of law and democracy for the sake of national and state life of dignity.

The Constitutional Court’s mission in:

a) Realising the Constitutional Court as one of the modern judicial power and reliable.

b) Building a culture of constitutionality of Indonesia and the constitution.

Intern Duties (Example)

Observing a court hearing;

Researching into the role of Islam in politics and the law in Indonesia;

Attending and discussing series of presentations:

Role of the Constitutional Court;

Court’s research department;

Role of IT’s department;

International Relations department;

Work Hours

Monday to Friday (07.00 AM to 03.00 PM)

Dress Code

Semi-formal (e.g. Business attire, collared shirts/ blouses, trousers/long skirt, long dress covering shoulders and knees, batik shirt/ blouse/ dress, closed toe shoes. No t-shirts, shorts, flip-flops)


Mahkamah Konstitusi Republik Indonesia

Jl. Medan Merdeka Barat No.6, RT.2/RW.3, Gambir, Kec. Gambir, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10110

Student Profile

Sermin Sayan was a participant in the 2020 Law Professional Practicum.

Sermin is studying Bachelor of International Studies with a Bachelor of Laws at Western Sydney University.

She received a $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant to support her participation in this program. Read more here.