Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh.

Welcome to the Japanese Language Education Department of Universitas Muhhammadiyah Yogyakarta (JLED UMY). This department founded in 2012 and alhamdulillah has achieved accredited B in 2017.

JLED UMY has nine lecturers from reputable Japan universities and Indonesia universities and are bachelor and master’s degree holder. Beside, all lecturers of JLED UMY are very experienced, professional, energetic and innovative.

In accordance with the vision of UMY, JLED UMY has a slogan: Nihongo de Sekai e, means ‘Go International with Japanese Language’. This slogan shows the vision and commitment of JLED UMY that is a young department yet able to take role in globalization era through Japanese Language. In such a young age, lecturers of JLED UMY got rare occasion to visit Japan to have Japanese Language Education training, and some students of JLED UMY also had a chance to visit Japan in various program to support learning achievement in accordance with JLED UMY’s curriculum that are not only focus on the hard skill but also the soft skill and strengthen the Islamic values.

JLED UMY also played an active role in the scientific events of Indonesia Japanese Language Education Study Association (ASPBJI), Forum of Japanese Language Education Lecturers (FDPBJ), and joined in scientific forum, as well as journal publication. Beside, students of JLED UMY who participated in Japanese Language Department Students Association (NIKIGAKKA), culture exchange forum, scientific forum, Indonesia Japanese Language Students Congress added the strong points of JLED UMY to achieve the vision of JLED UMY. Thus, JLED UMY is achieving its goal to be the center of Japanese Language Education development center in Indonesia, step by step.

Join us in JLED UMY and prepare ourselves to face the globalization.

Wassalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh