Airlangga University

The University has developed into one of the leading universities in Indonesia with several research centres, specific units and major referral centres for scholars in specific fields.


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History of Airlangga University originated from the precursor institution Nederlands Indische Artsen School (NIAS) and Tot School Opleiding van Indische Tandartsen (STOVIT) , each established by the Dutch government in 1913 and 1928 .

After the independence struggle had disrupted the smoothness, in 1948 the Dutch government set up a branch Tandheelkunding Instituut Universiteit van Indonesie Jakarta and reopen NIAS with Faculteit der Geneeskunde name is also a branch of the Universiteit van Indonesie Jakarta.

The Government of the Republic of Indonesia was officially opened Airlangga University which is the first higher education institution in eastern Indonesia – in 1954.

Inauguration University Press conducted by the first President, Dr. Ir. Sukarno, which coincides with the commemoration of Heroes Day 9th, dated 10 November 1954.

Establishment Legally stipulated by Government Regulation.


  • Well-equipped laboratories
  • Teaching Hospital
  • Student centre
  • Fully equipped library
  • Shuttle facilities within campuses
  • Student co-operative
  • Banking facilities within  campus
  • Sports and cultural arts centre
  • Telecommunication, postal and internet facilities in campus


  • Faculty of Medicine has various stages of development to become one of the leading medical schools in Indonesia
  • The clinical programmes are Heart Surgery, Brain Surgery, Interventional Cardiology, Linear Acceleration for Cancer Therapy and others
  • Faculty of Dentistry holds a very strong position to actively participate in developing human resources in the field of dentistry