Country manager

  • Tom Rubin - for all relationship and delegation matters and the Indonesia Interest Group
  • Senice So

Key Partners

  • Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology
  • Hasanuddin University
  • University of Indonesia
  • University of Gadjah Mada

Research and Innovation

Developing functional research partnerships in infectious diseases with the Eijkman Institute and Hasanuddin University

This project may be found under International Research Projects.

Biosafety and Biosecurity Symposium
Biosafety and Biosecurity Symposium

The University of Sydney participated in a workshop on Biosafety and Biosecurity by the University of Indonesia. The Indonesian Ministry of Health and staff of the Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Jakarta participated providing the opportunity to develop high-impact relationships in Indonesia and to position the University of Sydney as a quality partner in developing innovative responses to biothreats.

Partner: University of Indonesia
Funded by:
- University of Indonesia
- Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney
- The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International) International Project Development Fund
Date: Since Oct ‘09

An evaluation of the communication strategies used between health practitioners and teams

This project will allow for a sharing of expertise and information around the interactional and intercommunicative skills used between clinicians and their teams to provide quality care for patients will lead to sustainable medical education training programs in communication, cultural competencies of health practitioners, exchanges of expertise and students between the universities.

Partner: University of Indonesia and Cipto Mangunkusumo, Jakarta
Funded by:
- Sydney Medical School
- The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International) IPDF
Date: May – Dec '09

Research Day
Research day

Researchers from the University of Sydney, the University of Indonesia and the Eijkman Institute present on bio-surveillance, bio-security, forensics and infectious diseases research and examine opportunities for collaboration.

Partner: University of Indonesia and the Eijkman Institute
Funded by:
Sydney Medical School
Date: Nov '08

Student Experience

Student Exchange

The Sydney Medical School and the University of Gadjah Mada will exchange medical students each year to enhance mutual understanding of health issues and health systems.

University of Gadjah Mada
Date: Since Feb '10

Interest Groups

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Read our 2010 Our Indonesia Connections newsletter outlining all our activities with Indonesia (PDF).