Javanese Studies Program


To be an internationally distinguished institute for education, research, and community engagement in the fields of Javanese language, literature, and culture by 2025.


Javanese Studies program aims to:

1). Educate human resources that have competences in the fields of Javanese language, literature, and culture and high competitiveness at global level.

2). Develop education and community engagement based on research of Javanese language, literature and culture.

3). Develop Indonesian-ness studies through the studies of Javanese and other regions’ language, literature, and culture.

4). Increase the quantity and quality of lecturers’ research regarding Javanese language, literature, and culture, along with publishing their results at national and international levels.

5). Develop cooperation with various internal and foreign parties to increase the quality of human resources and higher education Tridarma (education, research, and community engagement).

Graduate Profile and Competencies

Graduates of Javanese Studies program can to analyze Javanese cultural phenomena, through theoretical concepts of philology, linguistics, or literature and Javanese language skills that are beneficial to science and society in a responsible manner.

Main Competences

  1. To be able to use Javanese language in various contexts
  2. To be able to analyze Javanese discourses by using linguistic theories and research methods
  3. To be able to analyze Javanese manuscripts by using philological theories and research methods
  4. To be able to analyze Javanese literary texts by using literary theories and research methods
  5. To be able to analyze Javanese cultural issues through philological, linguistical, or literary approaches and Javanese language skills which are useful for Sciences and society

Supporting Competencies

  1. To be able to express scientific ideas, in both verbal and written forms using the standard Indonesian language
  2. To be able to apply cultural theories and research methods
  3. To be able to explain Indonesian cultural patterns and dynamics
  4. To be able to elaborate various philosophical and modern thoughts
  5. To be able to present contemporary Indonesian humans and society and their relations with other nations within global context
  6. To be able to apply working steps and working methods of philology
  7. To be able to elaborate Javanese culture’s characteristics

Other Competencies

  1. To be able to utilize information and communication technology
  2. To be able to think critically, creatively, innovatively along with having intellectual curiosity to solve problems at individual and group level
  3. To be able to use both spoken and written Indonesian and Javanese in a correct and proper manner for academic and non-academic purposes
  4. To be able to behave with integrity and to respect others
  5. To be able to identify various entrepreneurial efforts characterized by ethical innovation and autonomy

Graduates’ Profile
working in various fields, such as education, research, media, community service, economics, and civil servant and many others (based on tracer study)



Dr. Dwi Puspitorini, S.S., M.Hum.
Dr. Munawar Holil, S.S., M.Hum.
Dr. Ari Prasetiyo, S.S., M.Si.
Dwi Woro Retno Mastuti, S.S., M.Hum.
Murni Widyastuti, S.S., M.Hum.
Novika Stri Wrihatni, S.S., M.Hum.
Widhyasmaramurti, S.S., M.A.
Dr. Darmoko, S.S., M.Hum.
Dr. Drs. I Made Suparta, M.Hum.
Prof. Dr. Titik Pudjiastuti
Dr. Turita Indah Setyani, S.S., M.Hum.

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The curriculum of The Undergraduate Javanese Studies Program is determined based on Rector’s Decree No. 1579/SK/R/UI/2018 on The Higher Education Curriculum for Dutch Studies Program, Undergraduate Program Faculty of Humanities, University of Indonesia.