The development of principal values that serves as the main reference for Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta is founded on diverse education philosophy, i.e. education endeavors for developing student potentials, education endeavors for training rational thinking toward achieving the goal, education endeavors based on noble values, enlightening education endeavors, and education endeavors for developing student competencies in facing change. UNY applies an elective-incorporative approach in building its philosophy. In addition, the implementation of education, research, and community service in UNY is founded on the Pancasila philosophy.

The pedagogical foundation serves as the basis in the learning process development to make learning more active, interactive, innovative, inspiring, enjoyable, effective, challenging, as well as motivate students to develop all of their comprehensive potentials in order to become creative, innovative, devoted, independent, and intelligent teachers or scholars in the field of teaching and education science.

  1. Bachelor 
  2. Master 
  3. Doktoral 


So far, students who will register as international students, especially those who will apply to the Sports Science Study Program, can get scholarships through:



Bahasa Indonesia untuk Penutur Asing (BIPA) is a special program for foreigners who are interested in Indonesian language and Culture. It provides participants with the opportunity to acquire communicative competence both in spoken and written Bahasa Indonesia. The Indonesian language and Culture Course at Yogyakarta State University is aimed to give the initial knowledge and experience on how to communicate with Indonesian language; to introduce and open students’ insight about the diverse culture in Indonesia; to teach Indonesian language as a daily communicative language and some other specific purposes. The situation of learning Indonesian language at Yogyakarta State University is made comfortable.