Scientific and Islamic Campus
Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta (UMS) is one of the best universities among 170 Muhammadiyah Universities (PTM) in Indonesia. In teaching and learning activities, UMS apply "Scientific and Islamic Discourse" that is able to cultivate an Islamic culture that controls science and skills based on Islamic values according to Muhammadiyah Manhaj. Therefore, the planting of hard work attitude, honest, sincere, patient, high integrity, positive thinking, rational objective, and fair to all civitas academic become the moral base of development of science, technology and Islamic sciences to welcome of grobalization..
Established since 1981, UMS always maintain the quality of education to create competent graduates in accordance with the guidance of the era. Sticking to the noble ideals of educating the nation, UMS always improve its education system in order to compete in the global area.
Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta is actively developing cooperation towards foreign universities. Some universities who have worked with UMS are Kyung dong University (Korea), National Dong Hwa University (Taiwan), Youngsan University (Korea), Derby University (UK), Kingston University (UK), dan Charles Darwin University (Australia), Sheffield University (UK), Nottingham University (UK), Minnesota University (USA), Waterloo University (Canada), Curtin University of Technology (Australia).
Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta spread in two cities namely Surakarta and Sukoharjo. Being in a strategic location and city center, making UMS easy access from the city. With a total area of approximately 40 hectares, UMS provides 6.5 ha of educational forest (Edu Park) served as a beautiful public space.