Program Overview

Vision of Department of Architecture

Vision Statement

The aim of the Architecture Department at Universitas Islam Indonesia is to be among the top three institutions, as ranked by the National Accreditation Board, and with an international reputation.  Committed to perfection and Islamic values in the field of education, research, community services and da’wa.

The Architecture Department also strives to be recognized as an institution concerned with community engagement, as well as environmental sensitivity, through excellent educational activities and coherent architectural design-research tradition.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to produce architecture graduates who have commitment and sensitivity in creating a sustainable built environment, with consideration and concern for marginal groups. We also strive to prepare architecture graduates who are able to achieve further excellence through extra curricular activities.

Program Objective

The objectives of the Architecture Education Program of Universitas Islam Indonesia are to produce two levels of graduates namely Bachelor Degree (Sarjana Arsitektur) and Professional Degree of Architects (Architect) who generally possess:

  • Awareness on a broad knowledge of architecture design.

  • Creative in building design based on sustainable design principles.

  • Ability to design buildings to fulfill the needs of marginal groups.

  • Developing entrepreneurship skills, teamwork within the ethics of Islam, and improving lifelong learning.

Program Learning Outcome

Guided by vision and mission of the University, the Department of Architecture produces graduates who possess four clusters of competencies framed by Indonesian Qualification Framework (IQF).  

Table Program Learning Outcome within the Indonesian Qualification Framework

National Framework

UII Terminologies

Key Competence

Learning Outcome


Islamic Attitude

Islamic Ethic & Behavior

Able to express his or her attitude based on universal Islamic law and ethics or his or her personal belief

Inclusive Mindset

Able to show inclusive worldview engaging global society yet express their own identity of Islam and Indonesia

General Skills

Prophetic Leadership


Able to lead in his / her working environment and be an exemplification for society

Social Sensitivity

Able to articulate his / her contributive role to excel society

Specific Skills

Transformative Skill

Solution Oriented Skills

Able to enable innovation spirit into actual problem solving in his / her working field

Transformative Skills

Able to enable innovation spirit into actual problem solving in his / her working field

Comprehensive Design Skills

Able to design building that acknowledge historical aspects of both traditional eastern and western architecture.

Able to design building with strong concern on environment conservation, structural system, materials, building envelope, building safety, site conditions, and legal considerations essential to formulate a sustainable architecture.

Able to show design approach that concern to human behavior, human diversity, inclusive accessibility and building economics essential to formulate  buildings for marginal and poor groups.

Able to show architectural professional skills, enriched with Islamic values, entrepreneurial skills, strong communication skills both written and verbal, working effectively in team and able to show critical thinking and the spirit of lifelong learning.

Able to represent design utilizing building information modelling (BIM)


Integrative Knowledge

Integrative thinking

Able to express principle of integration of Islamic knowledge within architectural thought and design

Posses design research knowledge to support architectural design skill


To afford all the vision and mission above, the department timeline since it was launched:


Architecture Program was initially open in November 9th, 1987 through Decree of Coordinator of Private Higher Education Region V (KOPERTIS wilayah V) No. 1405 / Kop.WiI.N / 1987. The institution was initially only enrols 60 students. The first campus is located on Demangan Baru under the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning together with Civil Engineering.


Two years later, on February 10th, 1989, Department of Architecture has received the status of “Formally Registered” (Terdaftar, basic grade) from the Ministry of Education Decree  No.088 / 0 /1989 . At the time, the capacity is still limited so that the enrolled student was still limited despite increased public interest.


Four years later, in 1993, Architectural Department campus moved from Jl . Demangan Baru to Integrated Campus located in JI. Kaliurang Km. 14.4. Thus, the enrolment capacity ranging up to about 100 students. At almost the same time, by July 9th, 1994, the Higher Education Decree No. 193 / Dikti / Kep / 1994 was received by Department of Architecture for higher grade “Acknowledged” (Diakui, medium grade).


By 1995, Architecture Department has been awarded as “Equivalent Program” (Disamakan, highest grade) through the Directorate General of Higher Education Decree No. 504 / Dikti / Kep / 1995 dated December 30th, 1995. The graded received was represent the highest level achievement at that time. The enrolled number of students was also increased significantly by an average of 150 students annually.


In 1996, BAN PT, the accreditation system for higher education was introduced by the ministry. Architecture UII was among the first institutions to undergo the process and remarkably gained a success. The certificate of National Accreditation Board of Higher Education No. 00 788 / Ak – 1 / UIIAERNIII / 1998, was received by August 11th, 1998. Since then, the department is Accredited with B rating (good).


Right after one period, BAN PT re-accreditation was commenced in 2003 and Department of Architecture UII was accredited and awarded by highest grade of A (excellent) by the accreditation certificate No. 05 362 / Ak – VI – S1-005 / UIIAER / III / 2003 dated March 12th, 2003. The accreditation score obtained as high as 373.26 points from the maximum of 400.



By years of 2008, 2009 and 2010 the Department has been awarded numerous national Competitive Grant “A3” from the Directorate of Higher Education consecutively. The grant was dedicated for improvement on education infrastructure, curriculum as well as human resources. The total amount of the grant was 3,4 billion rupiahs.


The department won internal competitive grant consecutively from  2011, 2012 and 2013. The program proposed was (a) adaptation of academic structure and system towards international accreditation, (b) Development of teaching learning capacity based on Studio Culture and (C) Strengthen input-output policies based on international requirements. The total amount of the grant was 1,4 billion rupiahs.


Internationalization of the program has begun since 2011. However, the fifth year program of 4+1 scheme, initially started in 2012 by establishment of PPAR (Architect Professional Program) as effort to comply the international standard of five year architectural education.  The department has developed the 2013 curriculum by adopting ten semesters scheme. The establishment was supported by Memorandum of Understanding with Indonesian Institute of Architects Architects


Architecture Department once again has a success in 2013 for to be awarded by BAN PT a highest level accreditation grade of “A” by Certificate No. 237 / SK / BAN – PT / Ak – XVI / S / XI / 2013 dated November 22th, 2013. The grade point is 379 which is one of the highest scores of accreditation in Architectural education. The grade “A” shows that the performance of the institution Department of Architecture comprehensively excellent.


The Department of Architecture offers two levels of architectural bachelor degree. The first, called Sarjana Strata 1 (S1) Teknik Arsitektur, is a 4 year program comparable to Bachelor in Architectural Engineering. The second, Pendidikan Profesi Arsitek (PPAR), is 1 year professional program. Both of the programs are accumulatively execute 4 + 1 scheme of complete architectural education. The PPAR endorsed by the Indonesian Institute of Architect IAI in 2014 to conform international standard of architectural education in providing architects eligible for licensure.


Architecture Department UII is in the process to obtain international accreditation through KAAB and has received status as a candidate.

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