NIBES Annual Meeting : 3-5 July 2023


NIBES (Network of International Business and Economics Schools) is a global network of Business and Economics Schools in 21 countries with much more than 5.000 alumni in student's mobility programs since 1996.

NIBES Info Pack

 Detailed information for the agenda


Overview agenda (detailed agenda will be updated periodically in this page):

  • Sunday, 2 July:
    Arrival of the participants and Board Members meeting
  • Monday, 3 July:
    Welcoming ceremony, NIBES Administrative Session and welcoming dinner
  • Tuesday, 4 July:
    NIBES Business Meeting and next year's host dinner.
  • Wednesday, 5 July:
    Optional Excursion to Borobudur Temple, Museum Sonobudoyo, Keraton Yogyakarta, lunch at Sekar Kedhaton Restaurant and Shopping at Hamzah Batik (Mirota Batik). The excursion costs USD 75/person (approximately IDR 1,120,000).
  • Tuesday, 6 July: 
    Departure of the participants

The detailed agenda can be accessed in the following link, click here

Contact Information

Contact of the Meeting Committee:
Please contact via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via WhatsApp +62 811-2518-318 for the detailed program.

Updated Information

Information regarding the Covid Center, PCR test and SATU SEHAT Mobile Application can be found in the following link, click here

Practical Information

Conference Venue: 

  • Universitas Gadjah Mada, Bulaksumur, Sleman, Yogyakarta, 55281 (Google Map)
  • Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta, Jl. Palagan Tentara Pelajar, Yogyakarta, 55581 (Google Map)


Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta is designated for all participants during their stay in Yogyakarta. It is located on Jalan Palagan Tentara Pelajar, Yogyakarta. The price is ranging from IDR 1.138.000 (± USD 77/ € 72) per night/room, and is included with breakfast. The registration form is provided online and embedded to the online registration.

Airport Arrivals and Departures:

  • Visa Requirements
    Visa might be needed before departing to Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Faculty of Economics and Business Universitas Gadjah Mada (FEB UGM) will support in issuing a visit visa (Electronic Visa/E-Visa) applied to the Immigration Office. Alternatively, Visa on Arrival (VoA) is also available at the Yogyakarta International Airport (YIA) and valid for 30 days. Please kindly check the following link to check whether your country is eligible for VoA or a Visit Visa is needed to be applied (https://www.imigrasi.go.id/en/e-voa/)
  • Custom Clearance
    Participants are required to fill out custom declaration form upon arrival to decide whether the goods you bring are not prohibited and/or restricted. The Electronic Custom Declaration (EDC) is an online custom declaration form which can be accessed through the following link: https://ecd.beacukai.go.id/ and you can fill it out two (2) days before arrival in Indonesia. Once the form is complete, you will get a QR Code that will be scanned by the airport officer. For further details regarding filling out the form, please check the following official tutorial video (English subtitle available): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpGjPl3zLE8 
  • Airport
    Yogyakarta has two airports which are Adisutjipto International Airport (IATA code: JOG), and Yogyakarta International Airport (IATA code: YIA). Yogyakarta International Airport (YIA) is a new airport in Yogyakarta, and starting in 2020, almost all domestic and international flights to and from Yogyakarta has been diverted to YIA. We highly recommend direct flight to Yogyakarta International Airport/YIA (transit in Singapore) for a better convenience. The distance between YIA to Yogyakarta City is approximately 45 km and takes about 90 minutes by car.
  • Airport Transfer
    1. Airport train is available to use and it takes around 40 minutes from the airport to the city and vice versa. The rate is IDR 20.000 (± USD 1,3/ € 1,2). The committee will help you in reserving the ticket based on your arrival/departure schedule time.
    2. Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta provides airport transfer service from/to YIA which can be reserved directly to the hotel. The rate is IDR 470.000 (± USD 32/ € 29) per way/car with maximum 4 person in it.
    3. Alternatively, official airport taxis are also available at the Yogyakarta International Airport with the price ranging from IDR 380.000 to IDR 470.000 (± USD 25 - 32/ € 23- 29).
    4. Participants are highly recommended to use the licensed taxi, app-based taxi, or car rental from the hotel for transportation for other non-conference purposes (e.g. sightseeing the Yogyakarta city, visit the tourist sites in Yogyakarta, shopping, etc.). Licensed taxi is available at the hotel. As for the app-based taxi, the participants need to download the “Gojek” or “Grab” application before they can use the services. The price is predetermined based on the distance of the destination, and both applications are available in English language. For the car rental, the hotel will help to arrange it for the participants.
    5. If the participants are willing to visit other cities outside Yogyakarta after the period of NIBES Meeting, many transportation are available and easily accessible. Trains, buses, and car rentals are most common transportation for visiting other cities in Java Island, such as Solo, Surabaya, Malang, Bandung, Jakarta, etc. Airplane is the option if the destination is outside Java Island, such as Bali or Lombok. Direct flights are also available from Yogyakarta International Airport (YIA) to Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, and Singapore.

Dress Code: Business casual

General Information

  • Yogyakarta
    Yogyakarta is located on the south part of central Java, with a total area about 3,186 km2 and a population of approximately 3.5 million inhabitants (Population Estimation based on the 2010 Population Census). Yogyakarta is a special region, which is equivalent to a province in Indonesia, acknowledged by the Indonesian government because of the historical background. This city is a Kingdom (“Kesultanan”) inside the Republic of Indonesia led by a King (Sultan) who automatically plays a role as a Governor. Established in 1755 by Prince Mangkubumi, the first King (Sultan) of Yogyakarta, this city was born far before Indonesia announced its independence and has a significant contribution in defending the freedom of the Republic of Indonesia. Once it became the capital city of Indonesia during the emergency situation after the Independence Day to protect the sovereignty of Indonesia.
    Some titles are designated to this city. Yogyakarta is a city of culture, as there are so many heritages from the Ancient Mataram Kingdom which are well-preserved up to these days. Yogyakarta is a city of students, as students from all areas in Indonesia come to this city and are dispersed to 110 campuses to pursue higher education. Yogyakarta is a city of tourism, as there are so many tourism sites situated in this city; natural tourism, historical tourism, cultural tourism, education tourism, and night tourism.
  • Weather
    Yogyakarta, as part of Indonesia, has a tropical climate with the combination of rainy and dry seasons. The heaviest rain occurs in December to January whilst the dry season lasts from April to September. The average temperature throughout the year is 27-35 degrees Celsius (65-95 degree Fahrenheit) with the average humidity of about 75%. Due to warm climate, light clothing is strongly advised.
  • Time
    Indonesia has three Standard Time zone: Western Indonesia Time (GMT+7) covers Sumatra, Java, West and Central Kalimantan’ Central Indonesia Time (GMT+8) covers Bali, Nusa Tenggara, Kalimantan (except West and Central Kalimantan), and Sulawesi;
  • Currency
    Rupiah is the official currency of Indonesia. Issued and controlled by the Bank of Indonesia, the ISO 4217 currency code for the Indonesian rupiah is IDR.
  • Telecommunication Services
    Participants can use a local sim card for internet package or other communication purposes. Telkomsel, XL Axiata, and Indosat Ooredoo are major telecommunication providers in Indonesia that can be an option to be used. Sim card can be purchased at convenience or grocery stores.
  • Tipping
    Tipping is not mandatory. However, if you want to tip, 5-10% of the total bill is feasible. Some restaurants already add 5-10% service charge to their bill.


For further detailed information please check the following link

NIBES Info Pack