Indonesia Medical Education Market Outlook: Ken Research


The report titled Landscape of Indonesia Medical Education Market- Landscape of Indonesia Medical Education Market- Consistent Changes In The Course Curriculum Helping Indonesian Medical Education System to Improve Skills of Medical Graduates provides a comprehensive analysis of the Medical Education system in Indonesia along with its merits and drawbacks. It includes detailed analysis on Physician Education as well as specialized courses such as Internal Medicine and Ophthalmology in Indonesia. The report also covers overview of the medical education industry as well as segmentation of the colleges on the basis of institution type and segmentation that specfies the presence of various medical colleges across the nation state wise as well as accreditation. Process flow for opting bachelor and specialized courses has been suggested in a form of a flow diagram to have a better understanding of the admission process in Indonesia. The report concludes the top 10 medical collges compared on various verticals such as total no. of Graduates, Specialization, Courses Offered and others.

Challenges and Enablers of the Medical Education Market in Indonesia

Indonesia Medical Education Sector has been facing many macro and micro challenges. Each challenge has a direct or indirect effect on the Quality of Education and Quantity of Medical Professional prevailing in the Industry. Some of the common challenges faced by the Industry are high fees of medical programs, absence of standardized admission process and difficulty to crack exams. The Industry also faces a major challenge in the form of learning outcomes; there is a disparity between the skills of graduates and the needs of employers. Hence Medical Education needs a curriculum that improves the skills of the graduates.

Major Enabler in the Indonesia Medical Education Market is mostly the great environment to accommodate students especially International Aspirants provided by the country owing to factors such as large number of medical schools, good infrastructure, high employment opportunities and excellent scholarship schemes.

Physician Medical Education Market Overview and Size

Aspiring Medical Students in Indonesia have to go through a National exam called SPMB which filter outs students who are eligible for a specific major. Then another exam and an interview is conducted before being formally enrolled in any Public University. Most Private Universities however take their own entrance exams to admit students. Typical admission months in the Universities are July and August/ August to September in Indonesia and average duration of MBBS course in the country is 5 Years + 1 Year (Internship).

Nearly all Medical Colleges provides Physician Course in Indonesia and are competition each other at different grounds. There has been a good no. of intake in the medical colleges for Physician Course and it is growing rapidly over the time.

Internal Medicine Education Market Overview and Size

Internal Medicine or general internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of internal disease. It is often confused with a General Physician, but Internal Medicine is a specialized course that is taken up after the basic Bachelor Degree.

Internal Medicine is divided into 16 affiliate and component segments including Chest Physicians, Heart, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Geriatric Medicine, Medical Oncology, Microbiology, Nephrology and others. This makes it a popular master’s program with highest intake. Most of the Universities providing Internal Medicine course in Indonesia are Public Universities. Some of the Top colleges offering Internal medicine course in Indonesia are FK. Airlangga University, Hasanuddin University FK., Udayana University and more.

Ophthalmology Education Market Overview and Size

Ophthalmology is another significant Medical Education Course in Indonesia for Higher Education. Ophthalmologist are the specialists in the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of disorders and diseases of the eye (Excluding Optometry which is profession of examining the eyes for visual defects and prescribing corrective lenses).

Indonesia has relatively less number of Intake as well as Graduates for the Ophthalmology Course, however the course is witnessing an increase in intake in recent years due to the efforts made to increase competency of the working professionals in the country. More than half of the Opthalmologist in Indonesia are found in top 4 provinces of the country namely Jawa Timur, Jakarta, Jawa Barat and Jawa Tengah.

Key Segments Covered: –

Market Segmentation basis Type of Institution (Number of Colleges)

Private College

Public College

Market Segmentation basis Region (Number of Colleges)




Lesser Sunda Islands


Maluku Islands

Western New Guinea

Market Segmentation on the basis of Accreditation of Medical Colleges (Number of Colleges)






Admission Process

Passing Rate

Total No. of Graduates

Total Number of Intake

Internal Medicine

Admission Requirements

Fee Structure

Selection Process

Total No. of Graduates

Total Number of Intake

Cross Comparison of Colleges offering Internal Medicine Course


Fee Structure

Selection Process

Total No. of Graduates

Total Number of Intake

Cross Comparison of Colleges offering Internal Medicine Course

Total number of Ophthalmologists in Indonesia basis Region

Key Target Audience

Public Medical Colleges

Private Medical Colleges

Aspiring students of Bachelor in Medical Education

Aspiring students of Master in Medical Education especially Internal Medicine and Ophthalmology

Time Period Captured in the Report:

Base Year: 2020

Study Period: 2015–2020

Historical Period: 2015-2020

Colleges Covered: –

Landscape on Indonesia Top 10 Medical Education institutions include colleges,

University of Indonesia Faculty of Medicine

Andalas University Faculty of Medicine

Gadjah Mada University, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing

Airlangga University, Faculty of Medicine

Padjadjaran University, Faculty of Medicine

Diponegoro University, Faculty of Medicine

Universitas Hassanudin, Faculty of Medicine

Sriwijaya University, Faculty of Medicine

Universitas Sumatera Utara, Faculty of Medicine

Universitas Trisakti Faculty of Medicine

Key Topics Covered in the Report: –

Indonesia Medical Education Introduction

Detailed Landscape of Private and Public Colleges

Market Ecosystem

Trends and Challenges in the Industry

Market Segmentation basis Institution, Region and Accreditation

Admission Process for both Bachelor and Master Course

Detailed Analysis on Physician Courses (Market Size on the basis of Intake and Graduates)

Detailed Analysis on Internal Medicine Market Size on the basis of Intake and Graduates)

Detailed Analysis on Ophthalmology Market Size on the basis of Intake and Graduates)

Major Players in Indonesia Medical Education Market

For More Information on the Research Report, refer to below links: –

Medical Education Market in Indonesia

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