ISI Yogyakarta: At A Glance

Indonesia Institute of The Arts, known as Institut Seni Indonesia (ISI) Yogyakarta officially was commenced as a State Institute on 23rd of July 1984, under the Presidential Decree No.39/1984. ISI Yogyakarta upholds a well-deserved reputation for teaching excellence that dates back to the formative years of art education in Yogyakarta stemming from the establishment of ASRI Visual Art Academy in 1950, AMI Music Academy in 1952, and ASTI Dance Academy in 1961. Following the amalgamation of the three in 1984. ISI Yogyakarta has become the largest arts institution in Indonesia that operates under its own Statute and Bylaws with main source of funding from Government grants in addition to student tuition fees.