To find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about The Habibie Center and its work, see our list of FAQs.

  • When was The Habibie Center founded?

    The Habibie Center was founded on November 10, 1999 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

  • Who is the founder?

    The Habibie Center is founded by Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie—former President of the Republic of Indonesia—and his family.

  • What is the vision of The Habibie Center?

    The Habibie Center is committed to promote the modernization and democratization of Indonesian society based on the morality and integrity of sound cultural and religious values.

  • What are the missions?

    The Habibie Center’s missions are:

    • To establish a structurally and culturally democratic society that acknowledges, honors and promotes human rights, as well as to study and advocate issues in the development of democracy and human rights.
    • To promote and advance effective human resources management and the socialization of technology.
    • The mission serves as a platform for the strategic development of The Habibie Center’s agenda in Democracy and Human Rights, Human Resources in Science and Technology, Media and Information, Maritime Resources, Democratization of Science and Technology, Networking and Cooperation.
  • Does The Habibie Center work with other institutions?

    The Habibie Center has been working with numerous domestic and international institutions, such as NGOs, Universities and Government Agencies. We colaborate with those institutions in many projects or activities with various subjects/issues.

  • How can I get involved in The Habibie Center's work?

    The Habibie Center provides an internship program for everyone who is interested to get involved in The Center’s work. The program is open not only for Indonesians, but also for foreigners. There were interns coming from another Asian countries – and European Countries as well – who had been with The Habibie Center.

  • Does The Habibie Center provide scholarship?

    The Habibie Center does not provide scholarship. But there is scholarship program offered by The Habibie Foundation for Human Resources Development in Science and Technology (SDM-IPTEK). The scholarship is granted for doctorate and post-doctorate studies in fields of basic sciences, medicine and bio-technology, engineering, politics, economics, and other. Please find the information in the Scholarship and Habibie Award section in this website.

  • Where is The Habibie Center office located?

    The office is located in The Habibie Center Building, Jalan Kemang Selatan No.98, Jakarta Selatan 12560, Indonesia. The four-story building is also the office of ORBIT foundation and PT. THC Mandiri. There are facilities available in the building, such as meeting rooms, library, studio and outdoor-rooftop space for various occasions.

  • Is the building open to the public?

    The building is open to the public for various events hosted by The Habibie Center. The library is also open to the public every working day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.