The story of BINA NUSANTARA (BINUS) group started in Jakarta with a modern computer course in 1974. The BINUS group now offers programs of an international standard from primary to tertiary levels as well as professional knowledge services. With this history, the educational approaches of BINUS UNIVERSITY emphasizes innovation, entrepreneurship, internationalization, and strong industry links in continuous effort to foster and empower the society in “building the archipelago” or literally, Bina Nusantara.
Having introduced a modern computer science education to Indonesia, BINUS UNIVERSITY in particularly promotes digital technology innovation. Its operations are supported by business management systems developed by SAP, Oracle, and Salesforce. This allows BINUS to nurture business intelligence and run a culture of continuous improvement.
Indonesia is a country with 8 digital startups per 1 million people, a higher number than Japan can claim, according to Minister of Research, Technology, and Higher Education Mohamad Nasir. The country’s digital trade in domestic economy is expected to grow from USD 8.6 billion to USD 159 billion from now until 2030. Our computer science and business management graduates participate in this ecosystem. This is because the programs are continuously tailored to the needs of the market. The university’s computer science programs focus on e-business, application technology development, as well as game development. Our business programs look at fintech, business information technologies, and others. One of our quality objectives states that 2 in 3 of our graduates become entrepreneurs or find employment in global companies.
BINUS UNIVERSITY today has 11 campuses in Greater Jakarta, Bandung and Malang. Classrooms and laboratories are equipped with modern technology – LCD screens, 3D printers, and Apple computers. BINUS also runs its own learning management platform – BINUS Maya – to support our 30,000ish active students. The Knowledge Management and Innovation team as well as BINUS TV help create content for BINUS ONLINE LEARNING.
Many of our faculty members come from the industry and have strong interests in digital technology concepts, applications, and research. Student-centered learning approaches have become our main pedagogy in which students are encouraged to do active, creative, and innovative learning.
BINUS UNIVERSITY, now ranked in the QS World University Rankings, has worked over few decades very closely with national and international partners to ensure high quality education that meets the needs of Indonesia’s growing economy. We host Apple’s Developer Academy and Foundation programs for our students and the public. We also offer double degrees programs with top foreign universities. We partner with over 5,000 industries and 190 foreign universities to deliver over 1000 international collaboration activities annually.
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