Institute of technology Bandung (ITB) - public higher education institution in Indonesia. ITB began its academic activity in1920. The main building of the university proudly stands in Bandung inside an urban campus.

University ranking. Institute of technology Bandung is second in the national rating of Indonesia. Institute of technology Bandung, earned its place in the top 5% of the world universities, according to the international rankings. According to the specialists, the university’s strengths are as follows: «Engineering and Technology», «Social Sciences and Management». The university is in the top 300 in the quality of education criterion. Thanks to the good standing among the employers of Indonesia, the graduates of ITB find employment quite easily.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to get admitted to the university. Applicants to Institute of technology Bandung face serious competition as only 1 out of 10 students will be accepted, thus the application process should be handled with extra care. Traditionally the academic year is divided into semesters like in many other universities of Indonesia. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 5,000 USD. ITB is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 7,000 USD per year of study. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. ITB is one of the universities that offers online education. It is important to check for current tuition fees on ( with the desirable faculty in mind.

The composition of the university. Institute of technology Bandung is average in size with a capacity of 19 thousand students. Foreign applicants are not excluded from the admission process. ITB has around 3% of foreign students. More than 2200 teachers are employed by the university. The university is an active participant of international programs aimed at academic exchange of students between the educational institutions. If you wish to learn more about the university’s life you can follow them on social media: Flickr, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of ITB. There is a library on the campus. The students can live on campus if the apply for a dormitory room.
Ranking   497   2
Country Indonesia
City Bandung
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
0 USD/year.
Master (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
0 USD/year.
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
4,999 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
6,998 USD/year.
Living expenses $299 -489 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 10.00%
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1920
Abbreviation ITB
Teachers 2,228
Students 18,239
Foreigners 3%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
In Harmonia Progressio
• Kementerian Riset, Teknologi, dan Pendidikan Tinggi
• Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
• ASEAN University Network (AUN)
World ranking 497
Country ranking 2
Academic Reputation 216
Employer Reputation 232
Ranking in world by sphere
Engineering and Technology 252
Social Sciences and Management 327
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 497
QS World University Rankings 431
Cost of living in Bandung
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 76 142
Food 135 182
Transportation 11 30
Communications and utilities 51 44
Clothing 15 55
Sports and leisure 11 37
Total 299 489
Accommodation in Bandung USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 77
Shared room in city centre 143
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 109
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 125
Alternative title
English Institute of technology Bandung
nl Technische Hogeschool Bandoeng
jv Institut Tèknologi Bandung
old Institute of Technology Bandung
alt Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB)
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Institute of technology Bandung - Official Description

Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), was founded on March 2, 1959. The present ITB main campus is the site of earlier engineering schools in Indonesia. Although these institutions of higher learning had their own individual characteristics and missions, they left influence on developments leading to the establishment of ITB. In 1920, Technische Hogeschool (TH) was established in Bandung, which for a short time, in the middle forties, became Kogyo Daigaku. Not long after the birth of the Republic of Indonesia in 1945, the campus housed the Technical Faculty (including a Fine Arts Department) of Universitas Indonesia, with the head office in Jakarta. In the early fifties, a. Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, also part of Universitas Indonesia, was established on the campus. In 1959, the present lnstitut Teknologi Bandung was founded by the Indonesian government as an institution of higher learning of science, technology, and fine arts, with a mission of education, research, and service to the community. Government Decree No. 155/2000 pertaining to The Decision on ITB as Legal Enterprise (Badan Hukum) has opened a new path for ITB to become autonomous. The status of autonomy implies a freedom for the institution to manage its own bussiness in an...

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