NIBES Annual Meeting : 13-15 July 2020


NIBES (Network of International Business and Economic Schools) is a global network of 20 Business and Economic Schools in 19 countries with much more than 5.000 alumni in students mobility programs since 1996.


Registration reserved to NIBES members only


Tentative agenda (detail agenda will be released one week before the event):

  • Sunday, 12 July:
    Arrival of the participants
  • Monday, 13 July:
    Welcoming ceremony, campus tour, NIBES session 1, company visit, and welcoming dinner
  • Tuesday, 14 July:
    A talk from business practitioner, Paper presentation on Corruption Eradication, NIBES Collaboration Research Session and Discussion, A talk from Higher Education Institution/Governmental Regulation, World Café, NIBES session 2, NIBES session 3, and next year’s host dinner.
  • Wednesday, 15 July:
    Optional Excursion to Borobudur Temple and Prambanan/Ratu Boko Temple, lunch at Rama Shinta Garden Resto (Prambanan Temple), and Shopping at Hamzah Batik (Mirota Batik). The excursion costs USD100/person (IDR 1,400,000).
  • Tuesday, 16 July: 
    Departure of the participant

Contact Information

Contact of the Meeting Committee:
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Practical Information

Conference Venue: 

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


Online registration for NIBES Meeting 2020 is opened on 31 January 2020 and will end on 24 March 2020. Upon successful registration, the system will generate a confirmation email to each participant.

Meeting Access:

Meeting ID Badges will be distributed upon the arrival of participants at the hotel. ID badge is required for accessing the venue of the conference.


Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta is designated for all participants. The price is ± USD85 / €75 per person, including buffet breakfast. The reservation form is provided online, embedded to the online registration.

Airport Arrivals and Departures:

  • Visa Requirements
    Faculty of Economics and Business Universitas Gadjah Mada (FEB UGM) will issue a visa recommendation letter to apply visit visa at the Indonesian Embassy/Consulate General in participants’ home country.
    Visa on Arrival is also available at the Indonesian international airport (e.g. Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK), Yogyakarta International Airport (YIA), etc.) which cost USD 35 and valid for 30 days.
    For further information concerning visa requirements, please visit http://www.imigrasi.go.id/index.php/en/public-services/visit-visa#general-info
  • Custom Control
    Materials Under Declaration
    Declare if you bring foreign currency or Indonesian Rupiah: in excess of IDR 100,000,000 or equivalent. Please refer to Indonesian Embassy’s website for further information concerning the Customs Declaration.
  • 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 will be diverted to YIA. The distance between YIA to Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta is approximately 56 km and takes about 90 minutes by car, while Adisutjipto Airport is located 11 km to the Hotel and takes about 30 minutes by car.
  • Airport Transfer
    Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta provides airport transfer services for both airports which can be reserved directly to the hotel. The airport transfer services cost are:
    - IDR 125.000 (±USD10 / €9) per car per way for Adisutjipto International Airport (JOG). (Google Map)
    - IDR 450,000 (± USD33 / €30) per car per way for Yogyakarta International Airport (YIA). (Google Map)
    Official airport taxis are also available at the Adisutjipto International Airport and Yogyakarta International Airport and the ticket can be purchased upon arrival with the price of ±IDR 100,000 – IDR 150,000 (±USD8 – USD 10 / €6 - €9) and ±IDR 250,000 – IDR 300,000 (±USD18 – USD 21 / €17 - €19 per car) to Hyatt Regency Hotel.


  • The committee will provide a bus for transportation for all participants during the NIBES Meeting (except for the arrival and departure transportation). The meeting point for pick-up service is at the Lobby of Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta. Further detail information will be provided one week before the event.
  • 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.
  • 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 attire is the dress code for the meetings.

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
    The 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.



Registration reserved to NIBES members only