Yogyakarta is the only one of the Indonesian, special-territory provinces which has been known as the centers for education in Indonesia and for Javanese culture. STMIK Amikom Yogyakarta is located in the center of Yogyakarta city and in the distance of four kilometers from “Adisucipto” international airport, which lies in the eastern part of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. STMIK AMIKOM students are not only from many different places in Indonesia but from abroad as well.
STMIK Amikom Yogyakarta has won a number of international research awards in the field of information and communication technology, that is to say, 2 awards from APEC Digital Opportunity Center (ADOC), 2 awards from the Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA), 1 award from URBANIMATION Festival, 1 award from Oto Contest web Sumitomo Corporation, 1 award from Techscape Anniversary Web Contest, and 1 award from the ASEAN Development Citra Award. In addition, STMIK Amikom Yogyakarta has also won a number of national awards from Indosat Wireless Inovation Contest, Indonesian Information Technology Federation, and Indonesian Telematics Software Association.