Welcoming The Internationals
Universitas Sumatera Utara (abbreviated as USU) is a state university in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. USU was initially established with the name Yayasan Universitet Sumatera Utara on June 4, 1952. Our first faculty was the Faculty of Medicine, established on August 20, 1952. President Soekarno inaugurated USU as the 7th State University in Indonesia on November 20, 1957. In 2003, USU changed its university status to status as a Legal Entity State University (PTN-BH) and became the 5th PTN-BH university in Indonesia.
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Build Your Future With Us
Welcome to Universitas Sumatera Utara, where diversity meets unity. We are thrilled to welcome international students from all over the world to experience our dynamic academic and cultural environment. At USU, you will find a warm and supportive community that will help you adjust to a new way of life, both academically and socially. Our campus is home to students from various backgrounds, creating a vibrant and multicultural community. We hope that your experience at USU will not only enrich your academic journey but also offer you a unique opportunity to broaden your horizons and explore a new culture. We are excited to welcome you to our campus and look forward to supporting your success.
Welcome, we are excited that you are considering studying with us. Our university is committed to providing international students with a world-class education in a vibrant and multicultural environment. Here, you will find all the information you need to apply and join our diverse community of scholars. We are proud of our academic programs and faculty, and we look forward to helping you achieve your academic and career goals. Start your journey with us today!Find Out More About Admission
International Affairs Office
The Office of International Affairs (IAO) of Universitas Sumatera Utara is a division under the Vice Rector for Planning & Cooperation, which provides expert support and guidance for the formal international relations of Universitas Sumatera Utara. The office contributes to the internationalization of USU through leadership and administrative support. IAO facilitates international collaboration and coordinates activities designed to bring USU closer to the shared vision of USU being internationally recognized for its research, education and community service.Visit International Affairs Office Website
Get To Know More About USU
Student Activity Units are student organizations that facilitate students' hobbies and interests. They are managed by students and help them grow through interaction and learning with peers. Participation in units helps build confidence, speaking skills, and soft skills such as leadership and entrepreneurship.
It also provides opportunities for students to participate in various events and competitions, helping them to showcase their potential and talents. Participation in these units is a valuable experience for every student and helps them prepare for the future.
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Facilities to support students' learning activities as well as facilities to support students' creativity and expression.
USU provides various facilities that can be used especially by students and academic communities to support learning activities as well as a means of supporting various non-academic activities.Find More About Facilities
Student Counseling Service
We believe that good mental health is important for academic and personal success. Counseling can help students overcome stress, anxiety, depression, and other issues that can impact their well-being. In an increasingly competitive and demanding environment, it is important for students to prioritize their mental health in order to reach their full potential. Our counseling services are offered privately and confidentially to ensure that students feel comfortable in discussing their issues and receiving the support they need.
Psychology consultation service for students provided by experienced professionals.
This campus visit is for prospective students at the University of North Sumatra. You will see first-hand what our campus atmosphere is like, including the facilities, students and life on campus.
Frequently Asked Question
Campus at Padang Bulan
Jalan Dr. T. Mansur No.9, Padang Bulan, Kec. Medan Baru, Kota Medan, Sumatera Utara 20222
Campus at Kwala Bekala
Durin Tunggal, Kec. Pancur Batu, Kabupaten Deli Serdang, Sumatera Utara 20353
Access and Transportations
For those of you who are outside the island of Sumatra, there are many transportation options that can be used to get to our campus, from land, sea to air transportation. The following is a route that can be taken:
From Outside of Medan
If using land transportation by bus, get off at the Amplas terminal, then continue using other public transportation which takes about 45 minutes
If using air transportation by plane, get off at Kualanamu Airport, then continue by using other public transportation with a travel time of around 120 minutes
If using sea transportation by ship, get off at Belawan Harbor, then continue using other public transportation with a travel time of about 120 minutes