Dr.sc.hum. Budi Aji, SKM, M.Sc.

Dr.sc.hum. Budi Aji, SKM, M.Sc.

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Academic Background

Dr.sc.hum. Budi Aji, SKM, M.Sc. is a public health by training. He attained his bachelor from Faculty of Public Health at Diponegoro University-Semarang. He did his master degree at the Graduate Institute of Health Care administration at Asia University-Taiwan, and graduated from PhD program at Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg-Germany. He has been working as a lecturer and researcher at the School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, JenderalSoedirman University, Purwokerto, Central Java, Indonesia since 2002. As a researcher, He is currently focusing his projects on health policy, health economics, global health, health equity and climate change.

Along with his duties at the School of Public Health, he attended seminars and met with public health leaders at different functions and events. All these activities confirmed his growing interest in public health, health policy, health economics, global health, and climate change, particularly in developing countries. These are his strongest interests because he believes they are fundamental to his country, Indonesia.


Academic Objectives

Teaching, research, and management activities are main responsibilities as lecturer at School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, JenderalSoedirman University. According to his academic training, hehas responsibility to conduct teaching and research in the area of Public Health. He has to coordinate teaching and research activities in the following areas: (1) Health economics; (2) Health policy analysis; (3) Health service management; and (4) Healthcare planning and evaluation.

In teaching activities, he has to use a variety of methods in teaching and advising individuals and groups of students. He has responsibility to teach, advice and supervise both of undergraduate and post-graduate students.In research activities, he has to upgrade his research concern that pursues sustained research activity through original research, including other research-related contributions through conference papers and presentations and/or consultancy projects and advice.  Moreover, in the management activities is likely to involve contributions at departmental and faculty levels. 



Contact information

Contact Information

Office address: School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, JenderalSoedirman University

Email address: budi.aji57@gmail.com

Office phone: +62-281-641546



1.         DGHE Indonesian Ministry of Education Scholarship for PhD program at University of Heidelberg, Germany 2009-2014.

2.         Group Study Exchange sponsored by Rotary International to visit Rotary Clubs District 9820 Victoria Australia in March 2007.

3.         Taiwan Government Scholarship for master degree at Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan 2004-2006.

4.         1st national winner of Innovative and Productive Creation Competition in health research-National University Student Scientific Week 2000.

Recent publications

Recent Publications


1.         Aji B, Yamamoto SS, Sauerborn R. 2014. “The economic impact of insured patients with severe chronic and acute illnesses: A qualitative approach”. Global Health Action Journal.

2.         Aji B, Souares A, De Allegri M, Sauerborn R. 2013. “The impact of health insurance programs on out-of-pocket expenditures in Indonesia: An increase or a desrease?”. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

3.         Haque AM, Aji B, Malik AA, Yamamoto SS, Louis VR, Sauerborn R. 2013. ”Health coping strategies of the people vulnerable to climate change in a resource-poor rural setting in Bangladesh”. BMC Public Health

4.         Aji B, Wahyuningsih E. 2007. “Advancing community based health insurance toward universal coverage in the district of Purbalingga, Central Java, Indonesia”, The Journal of Public Health, Faculty of Public Health, University of North Sumatra.

5.         Aji B, Kurniawan A. 2007. “The risk factors that contribute to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) cases among batik printing worker in Pekalongan, Central Java, Indonesia”, The Journal of Socioeconomic and Humanism, JenderalSoedirman University.

6.         Aji B, Rejeki DSR. 2003. “Quantitative model to evaluate malaria control program in Banyumas, Central Java, Indonesia”, The Journal of Rural Development, JenderalSoedirmanUniversity.