Applications for the 2018/2019 academic year are now being accepted by Program Studi Agama dan Lintas Budaya or the Center for Religious and Cross-cultural Studies (CRCS) at the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Universitas Gadjah Mada.


  • Online registration and uploading of required documents: 23 April 2018 – 27 June 2018(Make sure your information is correct. Once uploaded and submitted, it cannot be changed.)
  • Payment of the registration fee: 23 April 2018 – 27 June 2018.
  • Submission of the registration documents’ special requirements (in addition to the uploaded): 23 April 2018 – 3 July 2018.
  • Announcement of selection results: 17 July 2018.
  • Commencement of academic activities: 13 August 2018.


  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 online:
    • 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. 
    • 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 admission 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 obtain their study permit and visa (VITAS) through the Office of International Affairs of UGM. Please click for the procedures.

For 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