Human Resource Management for Improving Internationalization at a Private University in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Ade Rusman, . Sugiyono, . Suyanto


Internationalization in higher education is a key process as it affects the life, culture, curriculum, teaching, and research activities of universities and their members. Internationalization in higher education as an intertwined process is all-pervade and policy-based, integrated and permeated into the life, culture, curriculum and teaching, as well as research activities of universities and their members. The success of this process depends on the academic community in higher education institutions which consists of lecturers, employees and students, generally regarded as human resources. This research aims to examine the implementation of human resource management on the internationalization of a private university, the oldest private university in Indonesia. Descriptive qualitative method was employed in this study. The research subjects were key informants of Universitas Islam Indonesia. The data were obtained through direct observations on the internationalization process in the university’s human resource management. The findings indicate that the progress of internationalization was supported by human resources management. Additionally, leaders’ strong commitment in human resources management is essential to ensure the success of the internationalization.

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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)

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