Universitas Islam Indonesia (UII) is a private university located in Yogyakarta. The university was established in 1945, prior to the independence of Indonesia, making it the oldest in the country.
In 2018 and with over 25,000 students, UII ranked first amongst more than 3,000 private higher education institutions in Indonesia. Subject areas engaged with disaster studies include Civil Engineering, Architecture, Industrial Engineering, Law, Medicine and Psychology.
The Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning offers a Master’s degree specialising in earthquake engineering and disaster management in collaboration with the University of Hawaii. With one of its professors being a former member of the BNPB, the Faculty has established a Disaster Risk Reduction Centre (DiRReC).
The Faculty of Medicine has a disaster responsive medical team, which has commendable contributions in providing early medical support during past and recent earthquake disasters in Indonesia, including those in Lombok, Palu, and Donggala. UII was a partner in the Erasmus + funded project “Growing Indonesia – a Triangular Approach”.