Universitas Bung Karno Foundation, which is initiated by Mrs. Hj. Rachmawati Sukarnoputri, S H d idirikan on September 27, 1981 was a forward thinking organization and dedication, through education to the intellectual life of the nation in terms of “Nation and Character Building” which triggered Bung Karno. As a form of devotion in the field of education, in 1983 the Foundation established the College of Education Soekarno-named INSTITUTE SCIENCE AND CULTURE Bung Karno.
To comply with the provisions of legislation in force in the Republic of Indonesia, the Institute for Science and Culture Bung Karno amended by Decision of the Chairman of the Education Foundation Soekarno, Mom Hj. Rachmawati Sukarnoputri, SH Number: 279/YPS/VIII/1983 be Bung Karno University with Faculties and Schools
Universitas Bung Karno campus university located in the People’s Building, Jalan Sudirman, Semanggi Jakarta, then moved to Wisma Ciliwung, Rise Bukit Duri, South Jakarta.
Universitas Bung Karno founded by Sukarno Educational Foundation has received tremendous public response. It is evident from the large number of applicants to be good students and lecturers. In the academic year 1983/1984 the number of candidates for entrance exams test students participating in a total of 4,200 people from 5,000 people who filed the application form, while the number of faculty applicants as much as 221 people.
Although the government did not give permission establishment of Bung Karno University, the Education Foundation Soekarno still trying mightily to establish the Universitas Bung Karno, by reshaping the Preparatory Committee Bung Karno University in 1996 which was renewed in 1998. The efforts Sukarno Educational Foundation Board under the leadership of Hj. Rachmawati Sukarnoputri, SH and above Ridho God Almighty:
Universitas Bung Karno
Jalan Kimia No 20
10320 Jakarta Special Capital Region
Phone: +62 (21) 390 1076
Fax: +62 (21) 390 1278
Universitas Bung Karno Official Website: http://www.ubk.ac.id/