Office of International Affairs (OIA) Universitas Muhammadiyah Palembang has a function as a center for developing cooperation with foreign countries, with tasks that have been set as follows:

  1. formulate and promote the profile and potential of Universitas Muhammadiyah Palembang in the fields of education and research
  2. develop and improve the effectiveness of cooperation with foreign countries
  3. manage foreign scholarship programs for lecturers, student exchanges, major development programs such as dual degree and lecturer participation programs in international conferences

Main duties of International Affairs Office Universitas Muhammadiyah Palembang:

  1. To assist the management of student/staff/lecturer exchange programs
  2. To assist the development of twinning, joint degree/double degree programs, and research collaboration
  3. To assist the management of further studies for alumni/staff/lecturers
  4. To assist the development of the sandwich program with earning/transfer credit
  5. To publish profiles of Universitas Muhammadiyah Palembang, IAO, SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) related to scholarship regulations, student/staff/lecturer exchanges and others
  6. To assist the implementation of workshops and seminars for students/lecturers/staff and university administrators
  7. To assist in organizing summer school/community service activities
  8. To conduct comparative studies for university administrators
  9. To develop university management capacity
  10. To conduct telephone/fax/email communications with feed partners
  11. To conduct hospitality services for foreign students/researchers/lecturers who come to visit Universitas Muhammadiyah Palembang
  12. To conduct the study permit process for the Higher Education/Ministry of Education/Secretary of State/
  13. To conduct the licensing process for foreign services for the Higher Education/Ministry of Education/Secretary of State/ Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  14. To manage administration/communication/distribution of scholarship information and workshops/training abroad
  15. To conduct LoI/MoU/AoI/IPR/MTA cooperation agreement
  16. To receive visits from government/college/leaderships of foreign institutions