Universitas Pelita Harapan (UPH) Medan is a private university located in Medan, North Sumatera, Indonesia. The university is under Pelita Harapan Education Foundation and part of UPH networks. It was established in 2014.
UPH was the first university in Indonesia to introduce programs entirely taught in English, the first to offer a liberal arts curriculum, and the first to introduce a multi-disciplinary approach to its programs.
To be a Christ-centered institution for excellent, holistic, transformational higher education that will develop competent leaders and professionals who are equipped with true knowledge, guided by faith in Christ, and exemplify godly character.
1. To prepare and empower students to become holistic professionals and servant leaders who are ready to serve and to glorify God;
2. To contribute to the advancement of knowledge and technology based on Christ-centered principles;
3. To participate in community development, nation building, and improvement of the quality of human life and the society for the glory of God.
Reasons to study in UPH Medan:
1. Holistic Education
We provide students with a holistic education committed to developing students through spiritual development, character building, and knowledge growth.
2. Academic Excellence
UPH offers industry and profession-driven programs highlighted by innovative curricula centered on a balanced combination of theory and practice in the forms of field studies, seminars, workshops, laboratory work, internships and job placement.
3. Technological Innovations
Students can benefit from models of e-learning and teaching, the digital library, campus-wide wireless internet access, smart card and micropayment technologies.
4. Individual Career Coaching
Available to all students, this service assists in the transition from university life to professional careers and lifelong learning. Seminars, workshops, job fairs, internship and job placement are all part of the services offered to students at UPH.
5. Strategic Global Partnerships
Students will benefit from partnerships with national and international colleges and universities. These partnerships include curriculum development, dual degree programs and student and lecturer exchange programs with schools from the United States, Germany, Singapore, the Netherlands and Japan, as well as internships and job placement with multinational companies in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.
6. Professional and Highly-Qualified Lecturers
Our lecturers hold Master’s and Doctoral degrees from respected, well-known local and international institutions and are skilled professionals in their respective fields. In addition, students will have the opportunity to learn from many guest lecturers representing our overseas partner colleges and universities.
7. Excellent Facilities
UPH features sophisticated teaching and learning facilities including modern laboratories, a digital library, an e-library, as well as sporting and arts facilities (fitness center, gym, soccer field, running track, athletic courts and numerous concert facilities).