Western Sydney University's new campus in Surabaya brings a world-class university to a key economic hub of Indonesia. The Surabaya campus will meet the rapidly rising demand for international higher education across East Java and Indonesia, equipping work-ready graduates with the skills for Indonesia's knowledge economy.

Pakuwon Tower
Jl. Embong Malang No. 21-31 Surabaya, East Java 60261
Amanda Herijanto

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Opening in 2024!

The Western Sydney University Indonesia, Surabaya Campus will open in September 2024, offering courses that have been tailored to employers, building on Western Sydney University’s world-leading partnership approach to higher education with businesses. 

The site for the Surabaya campus is Pakuwon Tower, located in Central Surabaya. The Surabaya campus will offer world-class facilities and a technology-rich learning environment, with a focus on entrepreneurship, industry embedded learning and sustainability.   

Western Sydney University is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide. We are globally focused, research-led and committed to making a positive impact. We value academic excellence, integrity, and the pursuit of knowledge. Ranked no 1 in the world in the Times Education Impact Rankings in 2022 and 2023, the University’s commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals will be embedded in its research, teaching and community service in Indonesia. 

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World Class Education

Western Sydney University is excited to offer Australian degrees in Indonesia from 2024, opening opportunities to study programs in-country without travelling abroad for Indonesians and for international residents.

Our students in Surabaya will receive an outstanding international higher education experience, benefiting from adaptable study options, access to state-of-the-art facilities and the support of highly experienced, world class academics from both Australia and Indonesia. The curriculum offered will prepare students for today's world. We work with our community, business partners and industry leaders to develop program content that meets the needs of employers and the jobs of the future, and which responds to the challenges of a global workplace.

A key focus will be courses tailored to employers, building on Western Sydney University’s world-leading partnership approach to higher education with businesses. There will be a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects, including computing, data, and engineering to reflect the economic and industrial strengths of Surabaya and East Java.

The degrees awarded by Western Sydney University will be fully quality-assured and recognized in Australia as well as being Indonesian Sarjana equivalent. On completion of an undergraduate course, students will graduate with a Western Sydney University degree.

Our Programs

The Bachelor of Engineering Science (Electrical Engineering) program is designed for those who have an interest in learning to address humanity’s issues and challenges through the development and deployment of technical solutions.      

As a student within our electrical engineering program, you will undertake subjects from all branches of electrical engineering, preparing you for work in the fields of electronic components, computers, electro-magnetic, power generation and distribution systems, power and control in public utilities, telecommunications, manufacturing, and electrical systems. 

The Bachelor of Business (Applied Finance) will equip you with the expert skills to create a career as a finance specialist.    

During your studies you will develop in-depth knowledge of finance with a focus on investment and securities, economics, and banking and finance.     

You will also gain a foundation of business knowledge to help develop your skills in innovation, career planning, and numeracy to prepare you for wherever your career may take you.    

Finance specialists work in a range of roles within the rapidly growing finance sector.    

Our Bachelor of Data Science gives you an added advantage in a highly competitive environment.      

This degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge for designing experimental studies, building and fitting models for analysis, visualisation, estimation and prediction, machine learning for prediction, analysis of complex data relationships, storage and retrieval of big data.       

These skills are essential for the analysis of customer transactions and behaviour, scientific investigations, financial trends, and online behaviour in the new world.   

The Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology concentrates on skills in systems analysis and design, application development, program design, networks, web design and the implementation of technology.      

This degree transforms today’s brightest computing minds into tomorrow’s computing leaders, showing you how to apply solutions in practice.     

The study program will provide you with not only a solid foundation in Networks, Databases, Systems Analysis & Design, Programming, Web Technologies, Project Management, Professional Communications and Operating Systems but also associated Computer Security.  

Our specialist Computer Science degree will equip you with the skills needed to be career-ready through specialising in different applications of computer science and computer systems.      

The program will provide you with a solid foundation for computer science study in computer theory, software design, development, and applications.     

With a focus on hands on learning led by industry experts, you will use cutting edge technology to develop skills in programming and ethical hacking.     

You will gain benefits by working on real world projects and complete an industry experience project giving you an edge to access excellent career opportunities as programmers, system or software developers, or AI engineers. 

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Fees and Scholarships

Multi-year scholarships valued up to IDR 50.000.000 are available.

Launch Pad

To help foster a vibrant entrepreneurial culture and start-up ecosystem in Surabaya and East Java, Western Sydney University’s Launch Pad will expand into the new Surabaya Campus.  

Launch Pad, at the Western Sydney University Indonesia, Surabaya Campus, will offer:  

  • Startup Programs, developing resilient founders, who create sustainable and innovative businesses, that meaningfully impact society and community.
  • Industry short courses, expanding entrepreneurial and commercialisation skills in partnership with world-leading experts and industry partners. 
  • Entrepreneurship Training and Development, an innovative approach to training the next generation of high-impact entrepreneurs through a range of programs and activities, including student hackathons to develop practical skills in entrepreneurship. 

Learning Spaces

Our Surabaya Campus will offer technology-rich environments that support high levels of interactivity and engagement.   

Purpose-built learning spaces and designated skills labs will support students in gaining practical knowledge and experience. These specialist learning spaces will be adaptable and reconfigurable, to fill a multi-function role as general teaching spaces. This will ensure efficient space utilisation.    

Students will have access to social and shared spaces where they can study, collaborate, and mingle with their peers. We will utilise agile workspaces, open-plan design, and flexible meeting spaces.  

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"Western Sydney University has a long and proud history of opening up access to higher education for students who have the drive, ambition and dedication to succeed. Establishing a significant long-term presence in Indonesia is an exciting new chapter in that history."

"The planned new international campus will create life-changing opportunities for local students to graduate with a globally recognised degree and will support Indonesia in its economic transformation."

Professor Jennifer Westacott
Chancellor Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is a registered Higher Education provider with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). TEQSA is Australia's independent national regulator of the higher education sector and authorises universities to self-accredit its programs. Based on Keputusan Menteri Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Nomor 83/P/2020, TEQSA is recognised as one of the international accreditation agencies by the Indonesian government. Western Sydney University has received the permit to establish a branch campus in Surabaya, East Java based on Keputusan Menteri Pendidikan, Kebudayaan, Riset, dan Teknologi Nomor 691/E/O/2023. Based on the decree, Western Sydney University bachelor’s degrees are equivalent to the Indonesian Sarjana degrees.