Applications for admission to the Center for Religious and Cross-Cultural Studies (CRCS) for the 2017/2018 academic year are now being accepted.

Activity Starting Time Finishing Time
Online registration and uploading of required documents

* Ensure your information is correct. Once uploaded and submitted, it cannot be changed.

28 April 2017
(18.00 Western Indonesia Time)
13 Juni 2017
(23.59 Western Indonesia Time)
Payment of the registration fee 28 April 2017
(18.00 Western Indonesia Time)
14 June 2017
(23.59 Western Indonesia Time)
Acceptance of the registration documents’ special requirements (in addition to those uploaded) 28 April 2017
(during working hours)
15 June 2017
(during working hours)
Verification of registration documents and substance test (if there is one) by the study program 2 May 2017
(during working hours)
16 June 2017
(during working hours)
Announcement of selection results 11 July 2017
Commencement of academic activities 14 August 2017


  1. Make sure that you have submitted the documents required by UGM for application.
  2. Undergraduate (BA) degree from an accredited undergraduate program in an Indonesian or foreign university
  3. GPA minimum:
    • 2,5 (4-point scale) from an A accredited undergraduate program.
    • 2,75 (4-point scale) from a B accredited undergraduate program.
    • 3,0 (4-point scale) from a C accredited undergraduate program.
  4. TOEFL score minimum 475.
  5. TPA score minimum 450.


  1. Applicants are requested to submit the following documents to the CRCS office (two copies of each document):
    • Completed CRCS application form, can be downloaded here
    • Passport-size photo (3×4 cm)
    • Copy of undergraduate certificate and transcripts legalized by the issuing institution.
    • Copy of accreditation letter of the issuing institution. For further information click
    • Certificate of TPA score: PAPs (Potensi Akademik Pascasarjana) or TPA BAPENAS. Check for PAPs test info.
    • Certificate of English ability score, from one of the following tests:
    • AcEPT (Academic English Proficiency Test) issued by UGM. Check for AcCEPT test info.
    • IELTS recognized by IDP
    • TOEFL (ITP or IBT) recognized by IIEF.
    • Short description of a research plan including background why the applicant is interested in the topic.
    • Two recommendation letters from those who can attest to the applicant’s academic abilities, such as former academic advisors or instructors. Click for the form.
    • Statement of purpose describing applicant’s objectives in joining this graduate program and how the expected degree fits into the applicant’s future career plans. Click here for the form.
    • Permission letter from the applicant’s home institution signed by a superior giving permission to continue studies (for those who work).
    • Health statement letter from a doctor.
  2. Applicants selected by CRCS will be asked to register online with the admissions office of Universitas Gadjah Mada when the registration is open. CRCS staff will inform applicants of the registration date and procedures via email or telephone.
  3. For international applicants please check for admission information. CRCS will assist international applicants to proceed their study permit and visa (VITAS) through the Office of International Affairs of UGM. Please click for the procedures.

Information on scholarships please check: and click here for the FAQ on admission, scholarship, etc.

Further information contact:
Linah Khairiyah Pary
Phone: +62 274 544 976

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