Learn about Warmadewa University and apply

Find more about studies, semester dates, fees and application deadlines at Warmadewa University as well as information on how to apply.

Semester dates and application deadlines


Summer Autumn
Semester dates April 3rd – July 21st September 4th  – December 21st
Orientation April 3 – 4th September 4th
Application deadline June 18th, 2017
Holiday October 26th – November 5th


Summer Autumn
Semester dates April 2nd – July 19th   September 3rd – December 20th
Orientation April 2nd   September 3rd
Application deadline December 31st, 2017   June 18th, 2018
Holiday May 24th – June 3rd October 25th – November 4th

2019 (all dates still tentative)

Summer Autumn
Semester dates April 1st – July 19th   TBA
Orientation April 1st   TBA
Application deadline December 31st, 2018   TBA

Key facts about Warmadewa University

Universitas Warmadewa, abbreviated as UNWAR, is a private university that was founded on 17 July 1984. It is ranked among the best universities in Indonesia. The university has 7 faculties and 19 study programs. Its name was proposed by the Governor of Bali, Ida Bagus Mantra to honor a former king of Bali, Sri Kesari Warmadewa. The big and modern campus area and its several faculties accommodate students from all around the world. See what you can study at Warmadewa University.


Warmadewa University
Jalan Terompong No 24
80235 Bali

University’s website


University’s contact person

Prof. Dr. I Nyoman Kardana, M.Hum

Studying at Warmadewa University

Join an engaging study abroad semester during summer or autumn in the Warmadewa University’s Warmadewa International Program (WIP), offered exclusively via Asia Exchange! The interdisciplinary WIP program offers courses ranging from language and culture to business, strategic management, politics and environmental sustainability.

The program is ideal for students who wish to have a solid introduction into Indonesian culture and society and deepen their knowledge in a variety of in-demand topics. Regardless of your study background, the program can provide you with an interesting complement to your major studies and open up new intriguing perspectives.

The program is open for both international and local students. You therefore have the chance to build an international network and get to know the local culture firsthand.

  • Studies

    Courses in the WIP program

    Warmadewa University is responsible for the teaching and the transcript of records. You can pick 4 – 7 courses per semester. The Indonesian Language course is mandatory for all students.

    You can choose both Bachelor’s and Master’s level courses regardless of whether you are a Bachelor’s or Master’s level student. The courses include workshops and excursions.

    Mandatory courses

    Indonesian Language WIP41B01 (Syllabus)

    Advanced speakers of Bahasa Indonesia may contact us for further information on intermediate level language course.

    Bachelor’s level courses

    Indonesian Culture, Customs and Agriculture WIP41B02 (Syllabus)
    Tourism Development in Indonesia WIP41B03 (Syllabus)
    International Business and Marketing WIP33B04 (Syllabus)
    International Business Law WIP10B05 (Syllabus)
    Environmental Management and Sustainability WIP51B06 (Syllabus)
    Ideology and Politics of Indonesia WIP21B07 (Syllabus)

    Master’s level courses

    Economy & Business of ASEAN WIP33M01 (Syllabus)
    Strategic Management and Planning WIP33M02 (Syllabus)
    Managing Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies – syllabus coming soon

    Course selections

    The course selections are made beforehand. A course will be organized only if there is a sufficient number of participants.

    Course requirements

    All the courses, workshops and excursions have a 75 % attendance requirement. Failing to adhere to this requirement may lead to failing the course.

    Course schedules

    Lectures take place from Monday to Wednesday. The workshops and excursions are organized on Thursdays.

    The semesters run for 16 weeks from April to July and September to December.

  • Credits

    Each course is worth 5 ECTS, except the Indonesian language course, which is worth 6 ECTS. There are two graduate (Master) level courses. You may choose between 4 and 7 courses, which amount to 21–36 ECTS. The Indonesian language course is obligatory. The courses include workshops and excursions.

  • Activities outside class

    On-campus facilities include tennis court, basketball court and language library.

    You are more than welcome to participate in different kinds activities such as drama, dance and sports clubs. You can teach English and play with children at the children’s homes Seeds of Hope or YKPA during the semester. Exchange students are encouraged to participate in the same activities with local students such as jogging events. Students also like to form their own football, tennis and beach volley clubs.

  • Student visa

    All students accepted to study abroad at Warmadewa University need to get a student visa. We recommend all students to start the application process for the visa as soon as they get the required documents. However, you must not apply for the visa too early, because you must arrive in Indonesia within 90 days from the day the visa was issued on.

    Read more about the visa application process here.

  • Warmadewa University Accreditation & Awards


    • Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia
    • Indonesian National BAN-PT Accreditation


    • Platinum II Tri Hita Karana Award in recognition of consistency of maintaining the high standards (December 1, 2016)
    • The top ten best campus given by Bali Best Brand Award (December 17, 2016)

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Student testimonials

Let the students speak!

“I love this place from the bottom of my heart”

We’ve been here in Bali for 4 days now and I can already say that I love this place from the bottom of my heart. We’re staying at a luxurious villa and the monthly rent is not bad at all when shared with four people. Cleaning services, water, electricity and wireless Internet are all included in the rent.

 – Katriina Kerttula, Finland

Blogs from Warmadewa University

From Corrientes to the World

Levke and Facundo are a multicultural couple (Germany and Argentina). They spend the autumn semester 2017 at the Warmadewa University in Bali.

Check the blog

Henkka’s Adventure in Bali

Henri is a 24-year-old student from Finland. This summer he will be taking a leap to a completely new world as he is going to study as an exchange student at Warmadewa University and explore the wonders of Indonesia for four months.

Check the blog

Become a blogger

Do you want to write a blog during your study abroad semester? We’re always on the lookout for good bloggers. If you’d like to write a blog and have us link to it from this page, let us know! Check out our hints and tips for bloggers.

Want to read more student experiences?

More blogs from Bali

Student interviews from Bali

Study Abroad Reports from Bali

Applying to Warmadewa University

Applying to study abroad at Warmadewa University is easy. Your placement can be confirmed already within a week.

Please read the application instructions carefully.

  • Who can apply
    • A minimum age of 18 years
    • A high school diploma or similar certificate.
    • All applicants are expected to have sufficient knowledge of English (B2 level). No language test is required.

    See the additional requirements.

  • Required documents
    • An official transcript of records of all your semesters in English (stamped by your home institution) or, if you are not currently enrolled at an institution of higher education, a copy of your high school diploma (or similar document) in English. Click the link above for an example transcript of records. The format may vary from university to university.
    • A copy of the identification page of your passport. Please note that your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after leaving Indonesia. If your passport expires earlier, please apply for a new passport early.
    • Signature Page (See an example of a filled out signature page)
  • Application form & instructions
    • First download the signature page (document 3) to your computer and fill in the required information.
    • After that scan all the required documents (1–3) to your computer.
    • Finally fill in the online application form and attach the documents to it.

    Warmadewa University Application Form

    Note! After submitting the form, you will be redirected to a confirmation page and will receive a confirmation email. Check your inbox for the mail and if you don’t find it there, check your spam folder. If you haven’t received a confirmation email, please contact us immediately.

    Uploading and submitting the attachments

    Upload the attachments in PDF format. If possible, please send all the attachments together with the application. If you are missing some attachment at the time of applying, you may send the attachment(s) later. If your application is missing all the attachments, we cannot start processing it. All attachments must however be sent to us within 30 days of submitting the application or by the application deadline at the very latest.

    For applications or attachments submitted after the application deadline, we are obliged to charge an additional fee of 100 EUR (120 USD) as per our terms and conditions.

    Confirmation, official acceptance letter and visa

    You will receive a confirmation of your study placement in 1 weeks, starting from the day your application is complete with all the required documents.

    You will receive the official acceptance letter 1.5 months before the semester starts at the latest. In your application, please indicate a permanent address so that the document can find you.

    You need the official acceptance letter to apply for a student visa.

    Payment and cancellation

    Together with the initial confirmation you will receive an invoice for the application fee which must be paid within 10 days.

    The invoice for the tuition fee will be sent about 2.5 months before the semester starts.

    If you decide to cancel your participation in the program, you must send us a notification via email. Cancellations by other means (e.g. by phone or text) will not be taken into account. The application fee will not be refunded if you decide to cancel. For more information, see the terms and conditions for cancellation.

    Should you fail to pay the application fee or the tuition fee on time, we reserve the right to cancel your participation in the program. For more information, please see the terms and conditions.

    Travel insurance

    Students are required to have a valid accident and health insurance for the whole duration of the program from their home country. A copy of the insurance certificate can be requested in the beginning of the semester. See our recommended travel insurance providers.

Quick facts

 Semester duration:
4 months

Max. Credits:
ca. 36 ECTS

Tuition fee:
1790 EUR / semester

Application fee:
50 EUR

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Reasons to choose Warmadewa University

The modern campus of Warmadewa University is located in Renon, which is one of the nicest areas in Denpasar.

Our Bali team assists you to get the most out of your experience.

Local students are genuinely interested in international students. Make new international friends!

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