Universitas Darussalam Gontor

Universitas Darussalam Gontor

63471 Jl Raya Siman Km. 6, Siman, Demangan, Kabupaten Ponorogo Jawa Timur / East JAava View map



Being a part of Religious Education Institution, named Pondok Pesantren, UNIDA Gontor adopt boarding system. This is typical of Pesantren system of education and therefore the students are under the guardian of the Head of Pesantren, usually called Kyai.

Like pesantren system of education, the campus of UNIDA Gontor has four education centers that consist of mosque as the center of activities; Kyai, a religious leader as central figure, boarding house as the representation of family and society, and academic activities as the representation of formal education or school. By those four centers of education students and teachers could live together under the Islamic values such as sincerity, simplicity, self-reliance, Islamic brotherhood and freedom.

The system is designed specially to form educational environment where students could interact with teachers to inculcate their knowledge and experiences directly. Since the academic and non academic activities are integrated in one system,


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