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Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta is the coordinating centre for the SEA-ORCHID Project in Indonesia. There are two sites for collection of primary and secondary outcomes: Dr. Sardjito Hospital and Sleman District Hospital.

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Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta

Gadjah Mada University, which has taken on a new status as a state-owned legal entity since December 26, 2000, is the oldest and largest university in Indonesia. It was founded on December 9, 1949 and currently has 18 faculties, 71 undergraduate study programs, 28 diploma study programs and a Graduate Program of 62 study programs with around 55,000 students, 350 foreign students, 2,301 employees, and 2,266 lecturers. Up until October 2003, the University has graduated 134,219 students consisting of 17,358 diploma holders, 94,923 first degree holders, 21,406 masters and 532 PhD holders.



Gadjah Mada University becomes an excellent and prominent research university in international standards, orientates in the interest of the state, and is based on Pancasila.


  1. To carry out a qualified higher education in the framework of developing intelligence and empowering life of the nation, and to maintain the national integration.
  • To generate graduates with high moral standard, integrated, holding leadership spirit, and excellence on the basis of the nation’s identity.



Faculty of Medicine, Gadjah Mada University

Within our faculty, there are several state-of-the-art education programmes including undergraduate medicine, nutrition, nursing, midwifery interlinked with master and PhD level education, and numerous clinical specialization programmes. We invest a great deal of time, efforts and resources to maintain the cutting edge in education innovation. One method to achieve this is by implementing a problem-based learning continuum that begins the day the student enter our programmes and continues long after they graduate. In 2002, Faculty of Medicine opened its International Programme which created an opportunity for foreign and Indonesian students to study medicine with an international standard curriculum. This programme was begun in response to increasing global competition and international cooperation, and recognition of the new climate demands on the professionals of today and tomorrow.

Our expansive research activities are carried out by scientific community whom are also actively involved in teaching. Their work advances the understanding of health affecting millions of people. Studies range from basic biomedical investigations of nasopharyngeal carcinoma to analyses of health care decentralization. The faculty has consistently succeeded in attracting collaborating partners and funding agencies to support this myriad of research endeavors.

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