Mr. Indra Alverdian is a Lecturer at the International Relations Study Programme at President University, a developing and expanding private University located in Cikarang, East of Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta. He teaches various subjects including Maritime Security, The Study of War and Peace and also Defence Cooperation in Southeast Asia. He received a scholarship from the Indonesian Endowment Fund For Education (LPDP RI) in 2016 to study a Doctor of Philosophy at the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) in 2017.

Prior to commencing his Ph.D. at ANCORS, Indra served as a policy officer and research analyst at both the executive and legislative levels of the Indonesian Government, including at the Indonesian Embassy in Canberra and the Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation Bureau (BKSAP DPR-RI) House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia. Indra was also actively involved in Security Sector Reform (SSR) and Military Modernization projects in Indonesia involving several Non-Government Organizations such as the Institute for Defence and Security Studies (IODAS) and Pacivis University of Indonesia. Indra was born in Jakarta has a Master Degree in International Relations majoring in Strategic and Security Studies from the University of Indonesia. He holds a Bachelor Degree from the University of Padjadjaran.


  • Maritime Security
  • The Study of War and Peace
  • Defence Cooperation in Southeast Asia
  • Defence Policy : Theory and Practice


  • Master of Arts in Strategic Studies International Relations Program University of Indonesia 
  • Bachelor in English Literature University of Padjadjaran

Publication ()

  • Escalation and De-Escalation in War Objectives : The Analysis of the Asymmetric War in Lebanon (2006), Aegis Journal,Vol 1 No.1,  2016.
  • Analysis on Coordination Mechanism : Redefinitions and Regulations Amendments for Indonesia’s Military Operations Other Than War in Indonesia’s National Security System : Actors, Regulations, and Coordination Mechanism Pacivis Ui-Friedrich-Efert Siftung, 2008

Indra Alverdian, S.S., M.A.

President University Campus, Jababeka Education Park, Jl. Ki Hajar Dewantara, Kota Jababeka, Cikarang Baru, Bekasi 17550, Indonesia.


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