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. The followings are some of the rankings:


Diponegoro University

Accredited A with SK No 125/SK/BAN-PT/Ak-SURV/PT/V/2013.

2. Clusterization Indonesia Higher Education 2017 (Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education)

  1. Diponegoro University has ranked 6 among Higher Education Institutions (Cluster I) year of 2017 for non polytechnic group.

3. Webometrics

On January 2017, Diponegoro University ranked 7 in Indonesia Ranking and 1902 in World Ranking at Webometrics for Website.

On January 2017, Diponegoro University ranked 2 in Indonesia Ranking and 203 in World Ranking at Webometrics for Repository.

4. 4ICU Web/Domain

Diponegoro University ranked 4 of best campus in Indonesia according to a release by 4ICU on January 2017.

As it posted on official website, Diponegoro University ranked 4th of best campus in Indonesia. For the first to third place, it respectively earned by University of Indonesia, Gadjah Mada University, and Bandung Institute of Technology.

5. QS 

Diponegoro University ranked 6 in Indonesia based on QS World University Ranking and earned 7th ranking in Indonesia based on QS Asian University Ranking.

Diponegoro University got 1 star for Research, 3 stars for Employability, 1 star for Teaching, 5 stars for Infrastructure, 4 stars for Internationalization, and 5 stars for Engagement.

6. World Greenmetrics Ranking

Diponegoro University ranked 103 with 5,643 scores (Ranking 6th in Indonesia).


Diponegoro University ranked 3 in Indonesia with 5,377 scores.

8. Scopus

Around 2,350 documents of Diponegoro University’s scientific publications was indexed at Scopus, and it ranked 7 in Indonesia.