About Us

About Us


Institute of International Studies (IIS) is a research institute under the Department of International Relations, Universitas Gadjah Mada, whose purpose is to advance the study of International Relations by carrying out a comprehensive and broad research program. Founded in 2010, IIS provides analysis on current issues, conceptually and policy-wise, thematic databases, consultations and recommendations, aimed at policymakers, research communities, media and interested public. In addition, IIS also engage in advocacy and campaigning activities on various issues in accordance with its mission. The working languages of the Institute are Bahasa Indonesia and English.




A Civilized, Just, Peaceful Global Society




§  Undertake and develop high-quality research and analysis on conceptual and policy-relevant issues

§  Provide consulting services to interested institutions in the relevant field.

§  Enhance the quality and quantity of the publications while providing wider access for interested public.

§  Engage in public advocacy and campaigning.

§  Expand national and international partners by intensifying outreaching activities.

§  Organize conferences, seminars, trainings, and workshops.



Organizational Structure


IIS’ organizational structure comprises of the Director, Managing Director, a Board of Researchers, and support staffs, numbering around 30-40 people. In addition to the Secretariat, IIS is also equipped with two other divisions, namely Research and Development, and Journal and Publication.




IIS receives an annual funding scheme from the Department of International Relations Universitas Gadjah Mada. To undertake majority of its programs, IIS seeks financial support from other institutions in the form of project grants or collaborative projects. To maintain the confidence from partners and ensure the resources are used effectively and efficiently, IIS puts in place an accountable and reliable financial system, supported by highly qualified staff and regular financial control.


Funds granted to IIS and other collaboration initiatives from partners would in no way interfere with the independence and objectivity of IIS’ works. IIS commits not to accept funding from any source that presents any intention to make such interference.




Last updated: 14 Mar 2014