Applications for admission to the Center for Religious and Cross-cultural Studies (CRCS) for the 2016/2017 academic year are now being accepted.

Application Period I : March 14 – April 15, 2016.
Application Period II : April 15 – June 15, 2016.

Activity Start time Finish time
Online registration and uploading of required documents* Ensure your information is correct. Once uploaded and submitted, it cannot be changed. 22 April 2016
(00.00 Western Indonesia Time)
15 June 2016
(23.59 Western Indonesia Time)
Payment of the registration fee 23 April 2016
(00.00 Western Indonesia Time)
17 June 2016
(23.59 Western Indonesia Time)
Acceptance of the registration documents’ special requirements (in addition to those uploaded) 23 April 2016
(during business hours)
20 June 2016
(during business hours)
Verification of registration documents and substance test (if there is one) by the study program 25 April 2016
(during business hours)
20 June 2016
(during business hours)
Announcement of selection results 29 June 2016
Commencement of academic activities 3 August 2016


  1. Undergraduate (BA) degree from an accredited undergraduate program in an Indonesian or foreign university
  2. 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.
  3. TOEFL score minimum 475.
  4. TPA score minimum 500.


  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 process 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 atau
Phone: +62 274 544 976

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