Research Clusters

European Studies

EU-Indonesian relations have strengthened significantly in the recent years when both sides enjoy common values on democracy and human rights. In fact, the EU has played an astonishing role in Indonesia democratic transition which was emphasized on the success story of 1999 General Elections. Meanwhile, in terms of economic relations EU rank among the top five of Indonesia export destination and imports origin. The Program on European Studies... Read more ›

Diplomacy and Foreign Policy

Background Globalization and transnational activities have posed significant challenges to states. In this era of both interdependence and uncertainty, states have to interact to other states and even other non-state actors while surviving their own national interests. Foreign policy is then, designed by government in order to enable states to cope with the challenges, build mutually beneficial relationship with other states and non states... Read more ›

Globalization and Local Development

Background The Program on Globalization and Cities Development aims to explore the studies on globalization in the context of local economic development. The Program is also a manifestation of our commitment to enrich the study of Globalization with a transformative approach in addressing salient development issues faced by local communities. Globalization can be seen as a process of intensification, extensification, and the deepening of... Read more ›

Peace Building and Violent Radicalism

Background Program on Peace Building and Violent Radicalism (PILAR) is present as an effort to enhance in-depth academic research and comprehensive political mapping against the number of action of violence, radicalism, and terrorism, both in Indonesia and international, in creating a peaceful society. Violence and terror at this moment has become the concern of all actors, from the international community, national government to local society.... Read more ›

Humanitarian Action

Visit website: http://poha-iis.fisipol.ugm.ac.id Background The establishment of Program on Humanitarian Action (POHA) was motivated by the needs to build an academic framework for humanitarian action in international arena. Humanitarian action was build based on the principle of humanity, neutrality, impartiality which mentioned in Geneva Convention (Jocelyn, 2009). Barnet on his publication has emphasized the principle of... Read more ›