Geography, as in British dictionary is defined as the study of the earth and its atmosphere, and of human activity as it affects and is affected by these. It includes; spatial, ecological, and regional complex approaches, geography become a holistic and dynamic science. Nowadays, environmental problem such as natural disaster has become the main issue that around the world should be recognized.Read More
Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) is the oldest and the largest state university in Indonesia. It was founded on December 19, 1949 and currently has 18 faculties, 69 undergraduate programs, 24 diploma programs and a Graduate School. Since December 2000, the university has taken a new status as a state-owned legal entity. The University is located in The Special Region of Yogyakarta, one of the smallest provinces in the countryRead More
In 1950, Faculty of Geography is one of the major at the Faculty of Art. In 1956 the Faculty was transformed into the Faculty of Art and Culture of UGM. At that time, Department of Earth Sciences grows rapidly. And finally Department of Earth Science became Faculty of Geography (September 1st, 1963 celebrated as the birth of this faculty). It is the first Faculty of Geography in Indonesia.Read More
Geography Students Association of Indonesia (IMAHAGI) is a Geography student organizations throughout Indonesia in accordance with the decision of the Directorate General of Higher Education, Department of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia No.115/DIKTI/KEP/1990 the main purpose of its formation is developing communications, coordination and consolidation in order to improve quality of studentRead More
Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta (Special Region of Yogyakarta) is a province in Indonesia. Yogyakarta has a predicate as a student city. People give this predicate because there are so many educational institutions in this city such as schools and universities and Yogyakarta also become the center of education in Indonesia. Besides that, Yogyakarta also called as a city of tourism, city of culture, and city of history.Read More
The International Geographical Union (IGU; French: Union Géographique Internationale, UGI) is an international geographical society. The first International Geographical Congress was held in Antwerp in 1871. Subsequent meetings led to the establishment of the permanent organization in Brussels, Belgium, in 1922. The Union has 34 Commissions and four task forces. The commissions range from Applied Geography, Gender Geography, Marine Geography, as well as Landscape Analysis and Water SustainabilityRead More
Geography is all about the earth and the phenomena occurring on it. With its approaches; spatial, ecological, and regional complex, geography becomes a holistic and dynamic science. Environmental problem such as natural disasters have now become the most happening issues in the world. Oftentimes disaster cannot be delayed or avoided, but the risk can be reduced. Geography can answer the main question about location, process, and also how to reduce the risk of disaster. The most popular environmental issue is climate change. Climate change is caused by global warming. Green House Gases (GHG) actually has a positive function which is to warn the Earth’s temperature. Without GHG, it is extremely low, while with the abundance of GHG in the atmosphere it increases significantly. This abundance was born as the consequence of people’s effort in achieving their welfare and prosperity through several economic activities. Agriculture intending to deforest decreases the population of carbon dioxide absorbers, cattle and poultry husbandries release methane, sulfur oxide, and nitro oxide, while industry and transportation contribute Freon and carbon dioxide.
In 1950, Faculty of Geography is one of the major at the Faculty of Art. In 1956 the Faculty was transformed into the Faculty of Art and Culture of UGM. At that time, Department of Earth Sciences grows rapidly. And finally Department of Earth Science became Faculty of Geography (September 1st, 1963 celebrated as the birth of this faculty). It is the first Faculty of Geography in Indonesia. At the first time, this faculty has two majors, Physical Geography and Human Geography. Now Faculty of Geography UGM has three study programs at undergraduate level (S1), namely Geographic and Environmental Science, Cartography and Remote Sensing, and Regional Development.
Vision and Mission
To be the best center in learning Geography at the world scale
1. To promote quality of education based on the world standard
2. To promote quality of regional research