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The Department of Civil Engineering, Petra Christian University was established in 1962. Based on the evaluation of the National Accreditation Board of Higher Education Department (BAN-PT) in 2013, the Civil Engineering Department had obtained an Accreditation of “A” status, and it was acknowledged by construction companies, industries and government offices as well as domestic and foreign institutions.

In 1996, the Civil Engineering Department established a Postgraduate Program of Civil Engineering in accordance with the Decree of General Director of Higher Education Department of the Education and Culture Department of the Republic of Indonesia Number 486/DIKTI/Kep/1995. This program was designed to provide a qualified postgraduate education in order to improve human resources and career opportunities to produce professional project managers. This Program obtained the “B” Accreditation from the National Accreditation Board with the Decree Number 028 /BAN-PT/Ak-VIII/S2/II/2011.

With more distinct challenges in industrial construction and the more complex construction projects in technical and management fields, the development of higher education always becomes a demand to build the country and to face the globalization era in the future. “Take the Challenge of the Future” is the motto of the postgraduate program in civil engineering to prepare our graduate for future challenges.


PETRAIT is a partnership program between the Postgraduate Program of the Petra Christian University (PCU) in Surabaya (Indonesia), and the School of Civil Engineering at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Bangkok (Thailand). It was conceived to assist human resources development in the country at the level of master’s degree... More

Academic Program

The Postgraduate Program of Civil Engineering comprises 3 programs

  1. Regular Program
  2. PETRAIT Program
  3. Professional Program (No Title - certificate) More