SGU at a Glance

“We are confident that our aim of excellence and professionalism can be achieved as opportunities for intellectual growth and multicultural working environment are offered.”
Dr. rer. nat. Filiana Santoso
Rector Swiss German University

From its humble beginning in 2000, Swiss German University has grown to be the most successful private university with European connections in Indonesia. Our vision in becoming a globally recognized university with a superior learning culture and high social responsibility has been increasingly realized through our distinguished graduates whose knowledge, experience and, most importantly, character are greatly needed in today’s competitive markets.

Established as the pioneer in offering modern study programs with an international approach and exposure, Swiss German University continues to contribute to the betterment of Indonesia in various areas by implementing international high-quality education, entrepreneurship, innovation, and discipline in our learning culture in order to produce human resources with high competence and exceptional values.

Swiss German University will continue to focus on its development in accordance with our university’s vision and mission by actively adjusting to the needs of industry. We are proud to say that our long partnership with various institutions and corporations in the education, private, and government sectors have served as an integral part of our success. With our qualified graduates and lecturers, we are confident that our aim of excellence and professionalism can be achieved as opportunities for intellectual growth and multicultural working environment are offered.

Thank you for trusting us to be the choice of institution for your future global success. Welcome to SGU, your gateway to global success.



Swiss German University (SGU) was established in 2000 as the first international university with an academic license recognized under Indonesian law. The license was issued by the National Ministry of Education (DIKNAS). SGU was formed through a joint effort between Indonesia, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria with the objective of bringing a strong international focus and promoting knowledge and technology in the higher education system of Indonesia.

In order to achieve its objectives, SGU offers quality-oriented learning through 11 Bachelor’s Degree Programs and 3 Master’s Degree Programs ranging from Engineering, Information Technology, and Business to Life Sciences and Social Sciences that all use English as the medium of instruction. A pioneer in offering international curricula and international degree programs in Indonesia, SGU has established partnerships with 26 universities and 250 companies spread around Europe that put the institution among the most successful universities with European connections.

Ever since its establishment, SGU has been dedicated to delivering quality education in line with international standards and aims to develop skilled professionals that meet the demands of industry. Ninety percent of the SGU’s lecturers earned an academic degree abroad and have had experience in working as professionals in their related field.

SGU Bachelor’s Degree Programs offer courses which combine both theoretical and practical training (internship), while Master’s Degree Programs are uniquely designed to produce business leaders who are fit to compete globally. For over a decade, SGU has delivered this nation’s finest graduates, who are equipped with the knowledge, experience, and character which are greatly needed in today’s competitive market, making it the place to pursue your tertiary education and degree with full confidence.