In addition to studying and doing other academic activities, ITB maintains that campus organizations are a contributing factor to a student’s education. They provide the opportunity to extend classroom experiences into relevant programmes that develop social skills and provide leadership opportunities. Therefore, Institut Teknologi Bandung encourages all students to be involved in the non-academic activities such as those in the student associations and students activity units.
Throughout the year, more than fifty-three different activity units which provide a variety of activities for students are offered.
26 educational activity units, namely: The Blood Donor Group, the Student Film League, the Student English Forum, the Student Military Group, the Boy Scouts, the Phi Sigma Mu and others;
19 art activity units, namely the Student Theatre Group, the Student’s Choir; the Marching Band, the Angklung Group, Music Appreciation Literary Appreciation, and Cultural Groups of Students from certain ethnic groups (North Sumatera, Sunda, Minangkabau, Bali, Aceh, South Sulawesi, Java, and East Java); Japanese Study group; and
34 sports activity units, namely the groups of martial arts or self-defense (the traditional martial art, silat, karate, taekwondo, judo, kempo, kendo) and sports like soccer, bridge, softball, hockey, chess, table tennis, tennis, badminton, basket ball, aerosports, volleyball, athletics, skydiving, fencing, archery, scuba diving, and rugby. The students can choose any activity they like.