Sriwijaya University

country rank  40
world rank  1960

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University Overview

Established in 1960, Universitas Sriwijaya (Sriwijaya University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Palembang (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), South Sumatra. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bukit Besar. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Riset dan Teknologi/Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional, Republik Indonesia (Ministry of Research and Technology/National Research and Innovation Agency of Republic Indonesia), Universitas Sriwijaya (UNSRI) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitas Sriwijaya (UNSRI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 59 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Indonesian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Sriwijaya University
Acronym UNSRI
Founded 1960
Motto Science as Dedication Services
Colours Yellow

University Location

Address Jalan Raya Palembang Prabumulih Km. 32 Inderalaya Ogan Komering Ilir
Palembang (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
30662 South Sumatra
T +62 (711) 580 645
F +62 (711) 580 644
Other locations Bukit Besar

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Jalan Raya Palembang-Prabumulih Km, 32 Inderalaya
Palembang 30662
+62 (711) 580069, 580073

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Sriwijaya University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Kementerian Riset dan Teknologi/Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional, Republik Indonesia

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi BAN-PT A Ranking


  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning ASAIHL
  • Institute of International Education IIE

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020