Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia


Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia, Indonesia

Contact Details

Fakulti Kedoktoran FK Unair
Jalan Mayjen Prof. Dr. Moestopo No. 47, Surabaya

Phone: +62/0 31 5020251 3
Toll Free: Not Available
Fax: +62/0 31 5022472

Training Therapy

Malay-Indonesian Traditional Medicine

Level Of Training


Qualification Awarded

Diploma in Traditional Medicine (D3) (Diploma Pengobatan Tradisional (BATTRA))

Duration Of Training

Three years

Entry Requirements

For Indonesian applicants, they must have aSekolah Menengah Umum(SMU) certificate.

*At the moment international students are not admitted.

Enrollment Time

September each year

Learning Outcome

Students will be competent in the following domain:

  • Logical and critical thinking
  • Effective communication
  • Understanding of human structure
  • Biomedicine
  • Basic clinical skills
  • Traditional medicine skills

Type Of Attendance

Full Time

Credit Hour

120 hours


Equivalent to 6 semesters


Both components (theory and practical / clinical) will be utilized throughout the course. Theory components constitute 41% and practical 59% of the course.

Learning Module

The module constitutes 45% traditional medicine and 55% conventional medicine. Subjects taught include:

  • Medical Biology, structure and function of the human anatomy
  • Traditional Medicine – including formula and extraction from natural sources
  • Physical Intervention – including massage, chiropractic, reflexology and acupuncture
  • Nutritional Therapy, diet therapy and traditional Indonesian food
  • Instrumentations for therapy and traditional medicine diagnosis

Semester 1

  • Anatomy-Histology
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Biophysics
  • Science of Traditional Medicine Logic
  • Botany

Semester 2

  • Pathobiology
  • Biophysical Instrumentation I
  • Herbal Agricultural Practice

Semester 3

  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Ethics I
  • Pharmacology I
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Industrial Management

Semester 4

  • Emergency
  • Phytopharmacy
  • Pharmacology
  • Basic Nutrition
  • Biophysical Instrumentation II

Semester 5

  • Diet Therapy

Semester 6

  • Practical Training

Teaching Faculty

Faculty of Medicine

Source Of Accreditation

Indonesian Department of Higher Education

Graduate Pathways

At the moment, postgraduate courses in traditional medicine are not offered

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be able to qualify as a traditional therapist who will be competent in assisting conventional medical practitioners in primary health care and or can pursue private practice in clinics / hospitals

Course Fees

One-off entrance payment – IDR 3, 200, 000
Tuition fees – IDR 10, 800, 000 for the whole course

How To Apply

Candidates can contact the University for enrolment details (refer to contact details)

Glossary, Abbreviations and Links

  • SMU stands forSekolah Menengah Umumwhich translates into English as General High School. This is equivalent to A-level, International Baccalaureate, or senior high school.
  • D3 stands for a 3-year program; there are diploma programs in Indonesiawhich last for one year (D1) or two years (D2).
  • IDR – Indonesian Rupiah 


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