Department of Politics and Government

Faculty of Social and Political Sciences

Universitas Gadjah Mada

Upcoming Agenda

6th International Conference on Human Rights

Indigeneity and Human Rights in Asia and the Pacific Towards a Just Society: Challenges and Opportunities?

The 6th Conference on Human Rights provides a platform for academics, human rights activists and practitioners to explore current human rights issues in Southeast Asia and beyond.

Dates: 25 & 26 October 2023
Venue: Online via Zoom and in person at the University of Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia



Research and Publication

Through the Research Center for Politics and Government (PolGov), the Department of Politics and Government seeks to integrate academic, research, and publication activities.

Student Exchange

Through the Indonesian International Student Mobility Awards (IISMA), students are able to study a semester in universities abroad.

Student Achievement

DPP students can take part in various competitions to get achievements in both academic and non-academic fields.


The Internship Program enables students to carry out internships in proffesstional institutions engaged in political science and/or government studies in order to reflect on the theory they have learned in class.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the Department of Politics and Government?

The Department of Politics and Government is one of the departments under the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada (DPP FISIPOL UGM). DPP has three study programs, namely the Undergraduate Program in Politics and Government, the Graduate Program in Politics and Government, and the Doctoral Program in Politics and Government. DPP also has Research Centre for Politics and Government (PolGov) as a research and publication unit managed under the department. Our institution is based in BB Building 4th Floor, FISIPOL UGM, Jl. Socio Yustisia No. 2, Bulaksumur, Depok, Sleman.

What are the activities carried out by the Department of Politics and Government?

DPP FISIPOL UGM has activities in the form of teaching, community service, research, and publications. We have three study programs, namely Undergraduate Programs in Politics and Government, Graduate Programs with five concentrations (Local Politics and Regional Autonomy, Indonesian Politics, Human Rights and Democracy, Election Governance and Natural Resources Management), and Doctoral Program in Politics and Government. In the field of community service, we often collaborate with the village government in selecting village officials, developing the villages, and other activities. While in the field of research and publication, through the PolGov we conduct various studies covering five clusters, publish journal and book publications, and create social media content. For more detailed information about DPP activities can be seen on the Academic, Collaboration, and Research Publication menu.

What can you do after graduating from the Department of Politics and Government?

DPP alumni can work in various fields and are spread across regions in Indonesia. Based on our mapping data, DPP alumni can work as directors, auditors, inspectors, special staff, section heads, entrepreneurs, sub-district heads, teachers, managers, lecturers, analysts, researchers, civil servants, consultants, politicians, creative workers, journalists, NGO activists, and others.

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International Recognition


In the World


In Indonesia



  • ASEAN University Network – QA Certififation at Institutional Level
  • 44 Programmes – International Accreditation
  • 20 Programmes – International Certification (AUN-QA)