Chairman of the Specialization: Dr. M. Syamsu Rosid
The only department at the University of Indonesia which is conducting research and education in the subsurface earth science is the Department of Physics. In this Department, Geophysics is one of its specializations. Geophysics is the study of the earth based on the Physics principles, including mechanics, waves, electromagnetic, and heat.
Understanding of the basics of physics is given from first semester to fourth semester. Beginning at fifth semester, the students will be introduced and taught basic geology and structural geology.