Universitas Gadjah Mada

(UGM) is the oldest and the
largest state university in
Indonesia. It was founded on
December 19, 1949 and
currently is number one
university in Indonesia which
h a s 1 8 f a c u l e s , 6 9
undergraduate programs, 24
diploma programs, and a Graduate School. Since December 2000, the university has taken a new status
as a state-owned legal enty. UGM is implemenng as educopolis area, a step taken by universies in
creang conducive environment for the connuity of the learning process. These efforts are pursued in
the context of developing muldisciplinary collaboraons and responding to ecological issues in order
to achieve the vision of the university.
The Special Region of Yogyakarta (known as Daerah Ismewa Yogyakarta) is one of the smallest
provinces in the country which has been widely known as the center of Javanese culture as well as the
center of learning. It has 3,200,000 inhabitants, 510,000 of whom reside in the city of Yogyakarta. The
Special Region of Yogyakarta focuses its development on three inseparable pillars: educaon, culture,
and tourism. It has unique landscape which has different characterisc of landscape. Mount Merapi is
one of acve volcano mount in the world. Urban planning system in Yogyakarta has its own uniqueness
than any other provinces in Indonesia. Karst area in Gunung Kidul is one of unique topography in
Yogyakarta that was success in crical land rehabilitaon. Yogyakarta has also beauful coastal sandy
area which shows not only the beauful scenery of the beach but also the windbreak establishment as
technology to create unproducve sandy area into producve one to farming producvity.
1) Program period: Oct 20 - Nov 3, 2013
2) Eligible students:graduates and undergraduates
Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) presents the first Eco-Tropical Summer Program 2013 as its commitment
to the global challenge on educaon and environment, inving foreign students from all of the partner
universies around the globe. This program is to provide overseas college students a plaorm to learn
and experience the unique landscape of Yogyakarta as well as culture. Two-week intensive program offers
class room lectures to enrich and site visit lectures to deepen the knowledge and understanding of
different ecosystem types in Yogyakarta. It concludes Volcano ecosystem in Mount Merapi that erupts in
the period of 3 – 5 years creang its own dynamic ecosystem, Urban ecosystem through its unique urban
planning system, Wanagama with its monumental crical land rehabilitaon and the ecologically unique
of karst area, and the success of coastal sandy area conservaon through windbreak establishment in
resulng the farming producvity and mangrove ecosystem.

26 Oct. Site Visit III Mangrove Conservaon Area,
Southern Beach of Yogyakarta
& Turtle Conservaon
of Bantul.
Date Acvity Venue
20 Oct
Registraon and Hotel Check-in
Welcoming Dinner
21 Oct Lecture I:
session I: Volcanic Ecosystem and
Mount Merapi Restoraon
session II: The anthropology of Mount
Room Sidang II
22 Oct. Site Visit I: Mount Merapi Naonal Park
Village(s) located on volcanic
area& Ulen Sentalu Museum
23 Oct. Lecture II:

Room Sidang II
24 Oct. Site Visit II:

25 Oct. Lecture III:

session I: Urban ecosystem
session II: Urban river
Gadjah Wong River
Session I: Coastal sandy area
Session II: Mangrove ecosystem
The Sultan’s Palace,
Tamansari, Malioboro Street.
Session I: Wanagama
Session II: Karst ecological area
Karst museum and
Eco-tourism in Karst area
Ruang Sidang II
Ruang Sidang II
Ruang Sidang II
City tour and Shopping
Lecture IV:
Site Visit IV
Acon Plan Preparaon
Group Presentaon
Acon Plan Finalizaon I
Site Visit
Acon Plan Finalizaon II
Group Presentaon

Acon Plan Finalizaon III

Final Presentaon
Farewell Dinner
Hotel Check-out
27 Oct.
28 Oct.
29 Oct.
30 Oct.
31 Oct.
1 Nov.
2 Nov.
3 Nov.
Date Acvity Venue
Eligible student: Undergraduates and graduates
- Copy of passport
- Copy of student card
- Passport sized photo
- Essay: What is the most prominent issue regarding with sustainable development?
As a student, in your opinion, what should be done and what can we offer
to address this maer(s)?Please explain explicitly in 500 words maximum.
USD 600 (accommodaon, meals, tuion fees, local transport, field trips,
Round trip flight cket IS NOT provided by the commiee)
Deadline to submit applicaon: September 20, 2013
*Detailed transfer procedure will be given aer the applicant received the Leer of Acceptance
Submit all documents to: eco-tropical@ugm.ac.id
Adi Gangga (Mr.) +62-857-29636964
Office of Internaonal Affairs
UGM Main Building, South Wing 2nd Floor
Bulaksumur, Yogyakarta, Indonesia 55281
Tel : (+62)274 563 974
Fax : (+62)274 552810
E-mail : eco-tropical@ugm.ac.id