Kemitraan Negara Berkembang

at Universitas Negeri Malang

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KNB Scholarship

     KNB (Kemitraan Negara Berkembang) Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship provided by the Directorate General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture of Indonesia, for international students from developing countries who desire to pursue their bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree in Indonesian universities. This scholarship program offers the chance to learn and experience life in the middle of Indonesian culture. Therefore, international students will obtain both educational scholarship and a deeper cultural understanding of Indonesia.

     The KNB Scholarship aims to increase the quality of human resources in developing countries, assist in promoting culture overseas, and improve the internationalization of educational institutions in Indonesia. Additionally, this scholarship has partnered with 20 leading universities in Indonesia, with more than 1200 recipients from 94 countries.

Objectives :

  • To contribute in the human resource development in the developing countries;
  • To promote deeper cultural understanding between developing countries;
  • To strengthen the relationship and cooperation between developing countries.
  • Enhancing the research capacity of Indonesian higher education institutions in order to increase the number of world class universities in Indonesia.

Scholarship Coverage :

  • Settlement allowance;
  • Living allowance;
  • Book allowance;
  • Research Allowance;
  • Health insurance;
  • A round-trip international airfare (economy class).

KNB at Universitas Negeri Malang

     Universitas Negeri Malang (UM), one of top-tier universities in Indonesia, has been working with the Ministry of Education and Culture to offer KNB scholarship for citizens of developing countries since 2008. UM’s international students come from various countries in Asia, Europe, Africa, America, and the Pacific, making the university a vibrant academic community. With the support of excellent teaching infrastructure and international students’ dormitory, UM can offer international students quality study experience. In addition, with UM’s internationally reputed Bahasa Indonesia untuk Penutur Asing (BIPA) course, international students can get the best immersion experience in Indonesian language and culture. You can build your intellectual pathways for a better future with UM.

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Bachelor's Program (S1)

List of 58 bachelor programs offered by Universitas Negeri Malang:

List of Programs
    Faculty of Economics (FE)
  • Development Economics
  • Development Economics Education
  • Accounting
  • Accounting Education
  • Management
  • Office Administration Education
  • Economics Education
  • Distributive and Marketing Education
  • Education Administration
    Faculty of Letters (FS)
  • Indonesian Language and Literature
  • Indonesian and Local Language and Literature
  • English Language Education
  • English Language and Literature
  • German Language Education
  • Mandarin Language Education
  • Arabic Language Education
  • Visual Communication Design
  • Fine Arts Education
  • Librarianship
  • Dancing and Music Education

    Faculty of Engineering (FT)
  • Mechanical Engineering Vocational
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering Education
  • Civil Engineering Education
  • Civil Engineering
  • Informatics Education
  • Informatics
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Cookery Education
  • Apparel Design Education

    Faculty of Social Sciences (FIS)
  • Pancasila and Civics Education
  • Geography Education
  • Geography
  • History Education
  • History
  • Sociology Education
  • Social Science Education
    Faculty of Education (FIP)
  • Guidance and Counselling
  • Non-formal Education
  • Elementary Teacher Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Technology
  • Special Education
  • Education Administration

Master's Program (S2)

List of 30 master programs offered by Universitas Negeri Malang:

List of Programs

    Faculty of Education (FIP)
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Education1al Technology
  • Education Management
  • Non-Formal Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Early Chilhood Education
  • Special Education
    Faculty of Letters (FS)
  • Indonesian Language Education
  • English Language Education
  • Arabic Language Education
  • Art Education
  • Language Teaching

Doctoral Program (S3)

List of 16 doctoral programs offered by Universitas Negeri Malang:

List of Programs




How to Apply

  • Download the Invitation Letter from the KNB Scholarship website.
  • Submit the Invitation letter, a scanned copy of Passport, Academic Certificates and Academic Transcripts to the Indonesian Embassy or Indonesian Consulate to acquire the recommendation letter.
  • Complete the online application process.
  • Selection process.
  • The Selection Results will be broadcasted online through the KNB Scholarship Website and officially announced through the Indonesian Embassy publication network.

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Indonesia, 65145

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