Is there a contact person I can reach out to for registration information for the study program?

Yes, please contact Dr. Akbar K. Setiawan, M.Hum. (Department Secretary) via email at s1pend_bahasa jerman@uny.ac.id.


How to enroll in the German Language Education Department at UNY?

There are three ways to enroll:

SNBP (Merit-based National Selection)

SNBT (Test-based National Selection)

SM (Independent Selection)


What is the accreditation of the German Language Education Program currently?

The German Language Education Program is accredited Excellent by BAN-PT. Since 2019, we have also been accredited by ASIC (Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges, and Universities).


What if I have no knowledge of German at all?

No problem. Classes start from the basic level.


What courses are offered each semester?

For that information, please refer to the following link.


How many credits (SKS) are required to complete the German Language Education Program?

For that information, please refer to the following link.


If I graduate, what competencies will I have?

Graduates have competencies in:

German language teacher

German-speaking tour guide

Basic level German language translator


What supporting courses are offered for the competency of German-speaking tour guides?

Language skills (Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking)

Regional tour guiding

Transregional tour guiding

Travel guidance

German in the hotel

Tourism internship

Cultural studies

Cultural appreciation


What supporting courses are offered for the competency of German language translators?

Language skills (Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking)

Translation from German to Indonesian

Translation from Indonesian to German

Translation internship


Does every student have an academic advisor (DPA)?

Yes, every student has an academic advisor.


What degree is obtained after graduation?

The degree obtained by students in the German Language Education department after graduation is Bachelor of Education or S.Pd.


What is the difference between the German Language Education and German Literature programs?

The profile of German Language Education graduates is primarily oriented towards education, such as becoming German language teachers in schools.


Does the German Language Education program offer internships?

Yes, of course. The German Language Education program offers mandatory internships such as PK (Praktikum Kampus) and Tourism Internship or Translation Internship. Students can also participate in internships offered through government programs such as the Teaching Campus Program.


How long does it generally take to complete studies in the German Language Education program?

Students can complete their studies on average within 4 years.


Is it necessary to write a Thesis for the completion of the German Language Education program?

Students in the final semester can complete their studies by writing a Thesis or a Non-Thesis Final Project.


What are the job prospects for graduates of the German Language Education program?

Our graduates can work in education, tourism, and translation fields, such as:



Tour and travel entrepreneurs


Tour guides


Are there any scholarship programs available?

There are several scholarships available for students, including:


DIY Education Office Scholarship

PPA (Indonesian Endowment Fund for Education)

Djarum Scholarship

And others


How many faculty members are there in the German Language Education program?

There are 13 faculty members in the German Language Education program, consisting of 3 Professors, 3 Chief Lecturers, 4 Lecturers, 2 Assistant Lecturers, and 1 Teaching Assistant.


What facilities are available to support the learning process at UNY?

At the university level, there are libraries and digital libraries. At the faculty level, there are the Language Training Center building and Performance Hall. At the program level, there are classrooms, tourism laboratories, microteaching labs, thesis examination rooms, discussion rooms, and department libraries.


What student activity units (UKM) are offered by UNY?

Intellectual field

  • Research UKM
  • Student Press Institution UKM "EKSPRESI"
  • Radio UKM "Magenta FM"
  • Foreign Language UKM
  • Technology Engineering UKM "RESTEK"

Art field

  • Music UKM "SICMA BAND"
  • Literature and Theater Studies UKM (UNSTRAT)
  • Traditional Arts Student Family UKM (KAMASETRA)
  • Student Vocal/Choir "Suara Wardhana"
  • Fine Arts and Photography UKM

Sports field

  • Athletics UKM
  • Volleyball UKM
  • Chess UKM
  • Hockey UKM
  • Judo UKM
  • Karate UKM
  • Nature Lover UKM "MADAWIRNA"
  • Archery UKM
  • Pencak Silat UKM
  • Swimming UKM
  • Football UKM
  • Softball & Baseball UKM
  • Field Tennis UKM
  • Table Tennis UKM
  • Taekwondo UKM
  • Marching Band UKM "CDB"
  • Basketball UKM
  • Badminton UKM
  • Sepak Takraw UKM

Welfare field

  • Student Cooperative UKM "Kopma UNY"
  • Islamic Spiritual Activity Unit UKM "UKKI"
  • Catholic Student Family Association UKM "IKMK"
  • Christian Student Fellowship UKM "PMK"
  • Hindu Student Family UKM "KMHD"
  • Entrepreneurship UKM "KWU"

Special field

  • Scout UKM Racana W.R. Supratman and Racan Fatmawati
  • Student Regiment UKM "PASOPATI"
  • Indonesian Red Cross Youth Corps UKM "KSR-PMI"
  • Entrepreneurship UKM


Where is the campus located?

The German Language Education Program campus is located in Karangmalang, Caturtunggal, Depok District, Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta.


What is the average monthly and yearly cost of living for students?

The average monthly cost of living for students ranges from Rp 400,000.00 to Rp 800,000.00 or Rp 4,000,000.00 to Rp 8,000,000.00 per year.


What is the average cost of living for students in Yogyakarta?

The average cost of living for students in Yogyakarta is around Rp 1,000,000.00 to Rp 2,000,000.00 per month.


What modes of transportation are available to reach UNY campus?

Students can use public transportation such as Transjogja buses or private vehicles such as motorcycles.