Diponegoro University (Universitas Diponegoro – Undip) is one of the best universities in Indonesia, located in Semarang City, Central Java Province.
The University founded on 1956 initially as a private university, but then earned status of public university on 1961. Word of Diponegoro derived from name of a national hero, Prince Diponegoro, whom a patriotic prince stirred up freedom spirit from Dutch colonialism in the early 19th century. This spirit has inspired efforts to establish Undip. Diponegoro University earned accreditation of A (Excellent) with 361 scores of National Accreditation Agency for Higher Education Entity, which is effect from 2013 to 2018. Under Government Regulation No 52/2015, Undip have status of State Owned Higher Education Entity – Legal Body. Recently, Undip has 149 study programs in 11 faculties, postgraduates schools, and vocational school. Undip has also got rankings from national and international institutions.