Udayana University (UNUD) was formally founded in August 17, 1962 by a decision of the Directorate General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture of The Republic of Indonesia. Initially UNUD consisted of four (4) faculties; The Faculty of Letters, Medicine, Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, and Education and Teacher Training. UNUD has develop rapidly, and now the university has over 13 faculties, 25 master programs and 10 doctoral programs. UNUD has 2 campuses which are located in Bukit Jimbaran (including the central administration office and Udayana University Hospital), and Denpasar Campus.

UNUD is currently listed as one of the 50 “Promising Universities of Indonesia” published by The Ministry of Education of Republic Indonesia, out of nearly 2.500 higher education institutions around the country. The university has a strong position as one of the leading universities particularly in the Eastern Indonesian Territory. Besides this, Udayana University is ranked 3 star by QS Apple. To pursue the goal to become one of the global universities in Indonesia, Udayana University has been actively improving its’ quality in terms of academic, research and student services. UNUD has developed a multicultural and an international based service to improve their academic environment.