Udayana University was established by the Act of Minister of Higher Education Republic of Indonesia No.104/1962, on 9th of Agustus 1962. It was after being an initial period as part of Airlangga University since 29 September 1958. So that making it the first university to be established in Bali Province. With 4 courses in 1962, Udayana University has developed a wide range of courses in Arts and Literatures, Medical Sciences, Law, Economy, Engineering, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Veterinary Sciences, Agricultural Technology, Public Health, and Tourism Studies.
Udayana University has grown rapidly in number of students. By 2008, Udayana University had enrolled more than …students with …. international students from … countries.
Jl. Nias was the original campus of Udayana University which was established in 1958. The most opulent of this campus is the fabulous statue of Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, a monument to love science and technology. It is now home for Faculty of Letters and and Postgraduate Programs (Master and Doctorate) of Cultural Studies.
Sudirman campus is in the heart of Denpasar, located within easy distance of major sights of the city. It is home for Postgraduate Programs and Medical Sciences Faculty.
The early days of the campus saw field of Palm trees planted along the front corridor, so that making the campus known as “Campus of Palm” or in Bahasa called “Kampus Palma”.
The campus has grown in number and facilities. This includes GDLN, an information and communication technology facilities to assist with our work and strengthen the connections with. which allows all university member to access distance tutorial and conference
Bukit Jimbaran Campus
Built in 1986, this is relatively a new campus, and is now the largest of Udayana’s three campuses. It is designed like a town. Facilities include health clinic, university library, sport centre, post office, guesthouse and university housing. While, International hospital, shopping centre, lake and leisure facilities are being made available soon.
The campus is within easy reach from Ngurah Rai International Airport and major tourism sites of Kuta and Nusa Dua.