Why Duta Wacana


  • Advanced Facility

e-Class facility used for managing lectures, acting as communication tool between lectures and students,  reporting grades, and monitoring learning process. This facility shows UKDW’s commitment to be transparent and accountable in conducting classes and assessing its lecturers.

  • Advanced Labs

Laboratories are available to support students in applying their knowledge and lesson learned in classes. They are equipped with technologies that support the retention of materials in each study program for example, computer labs, biotechnology labs, and medical labs.

  • Broad Network

The numbers of global networks and partnerships constantly increase, enabling students to get more opportunities in gaining more knowledge and experience. UKDW has more than 400 partner institutions consist of companies government institutions, religious organizations, non-governmental organizations, mass media, and education as well as research institutions.

  • Education Background

The lecturers are graduated from reputable universities around the globe and fully committed to a better education. UKDW core values are the base of every lecturer’s action in executing holistic education (morality, intellectuality, and spirituality) in a homy atmosphere.

  • Exchange Opportunity

Having broad network with national and overseas universities and educational institutions, we offer academic and cultural exchange programs (student/ staff/ lecturer exchange). Besides strengthening the partnership with other universities and institutions, participants could also improve their individual qualities and professional development.

  • Strategic Location

Strategically located in the center of Yogyakarta, UKDW has easy access to all destinations like religious places, health service, entertainment, culinary, historical and tourist site, and transportation facilities. Living cost is also relatively low compared to other cities in Java.


  • City Bus – nearest Trans Jogja bus stop (400 m)
    (in front of Bethesda Hospital)
  • Train Station – Lempuyangan (700m)
  • Train Station – Tugu (2.1km)
  • Airport – Adisucipto International Airport (7.2km)


  • Department Store – Galeria Mall (400 m)
  • Traditional Markets – Pasar Lempuyangan (500m)
  • Supermarket – Superindo (650 m)
  • Bookstore – Gramedia (850 m)
  • Cinema – Empire XXI (1.2 km)


  • Drugstore (23 m)
  • Police – Danurejan Districts (200 m)
  • Hospital – Bethesda Hospital (450 m)
  • Post Office – Gondolayu (1.4 km)