Universitas Airlangga, located in Surabaya, the second biggest city in Indonesia, is among the prominent universities in Indonesia. Located in the tropical area, across the equator, there has been infectious diseases that are specifically found in Indonesia. Meanwhile Indonesia consists of more than 17,000 islands and hundreds of ethnic groups, which sometimes related with specific unique types of microorganisms, as the causative agents of infections.

Profil Institute of Tropical Disease


Being one of the university's strengts national and international leaar institution for promoting advanced interdisciplinary researches, that works and grows in the fields of research, development of bio-product, training, information, as well as diagnostic services related to tropical and infectious disease based on molecular biology. .


1. To conduct high quality researches towards international publications and bio-products,trainings based on the advancement of science and the needs of the customers, as well as excellent and customer-satisfying integrated laboratory services.

2.To conduct referral laboratory services that serves as top referral center with the use of modern technology.

3.To develop professional and accountable human resources, which is oriented to the customers as well as having high integrity in providing services.

4.To implement health training processes that support dissemination of research results based on national and international standards.

5.To carry out researches leading to the development of science, technology and innovation in the field of infectious and tropical diseases and other supporting fields, to produce bio-products as well as national and international scientific publications.

6.To build functional strategies of learning and organizational development at national and international levels.

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Mail: sekertariat@itd.unair.ac.id


Center of Excellence Science and Technology Award 2014.


Center of Excellence Science and Technology Award 2015.


Center of Excellence Science and Technology Award 2016.


  • Prof. Shimizu
    I am very glad with Institute of Tropical Disease, Airlangga University that I am working here to finished my post doctoral study that focus on Avian Influenza H5N1
    Prof. Shimizu
  • Dr. Saori Ueda
    We are very satisfied join research on CRC-ERID (Colaborative Research Center Emerging Reemerging International Development) from Kobe University with Institute of Tropical Disease Airlangga University
    Dr. Saori Ueda

Indonesian Journal of Tropical Disease