[IO Highlight] Honorary Lecture by Swedish Minister for Higher Education and Research

  • On October 4th, there was a Public Lecture at Universitas Indonesia by H. E. Ms Helene Hellmark Knutsson, Swedish Minister for Higher Education and Research on Higher Education and Research as a Basis for Economic Growth – A Swedish Experience at Apung Meeting Room, Central Library, Universitas Indonesia. A delegation of six rectors from some of Sweden’s most renowned Universities has joined Minister Hellmark Knutsson’s visit to Indonesia. The delegations were H. E. Ms. Johanna Brismar Skoog, Ambassador of Sweden to Indonesia, Professor Sigbritt Karlsson, President of KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Professor Helen Dannetun, Vice-Chancellor of Linköping University, Professor Lars Strannegård, President of Stockholm School of Economics, Professor Ylva Fältholm, Vice-Chancellor of University of Gävle, Ms. Ann Fust, Deputy Director General of the Swedish Research Council, Professor Karin Dahlman-Wright, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Karolinska Institutet, Professor Stacey Ristinmaa Sörensen, Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Lund University, Ms Anna-Lena Paulsson, Head of International Relations Unit at Karolinska Institutet, Ms Maria Engelmark, Director of International Affairs, Head of Division, at Linköping University, Mr Richard Stenelo, International Director at Lund University, Mr Rolf Höijer, Senior Advisor, Division for Research Policy, Ministry of Education and Research, PhD, Ms Malin Petersen, Desk Officer, Secretariat for Policy Analysis and International Affairs, Ministry of Education and Research, Mr Martin O. Persson, Desk Officer, Division for Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Research, Mr Klas-Herman Lundgren, Political Advisor to the Minister of Higher Education and Research. Many of them have already established cooperations with Indonesian counterparts. The Swedish Delegation was welcomed by Prof. Dr. Bambang Wibawarta, S.S., M.A., Vice Rector for Academic and Student Affairs, Prof. Melda Kamil Ariadno, S.H., LL.M., Ph.D., Head of International Office, Dean of Faculty of Social and Political Science, Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy,  Vice Dean of Faculty of Math and Natural Science, Director of Innovation and Business Incubator, Manager of Cooperation, Student, Alumni & Ventura, Faculty of Engineering, Manager of Cooperation, Student, Alumni & Ventura, Faculty of Administration, and the Head of Central Library. Minister Helene explained on how excellence in higher education and research is a core component to a competitive and innovative economy and encourage the cooperation among Swedish universities and UI to collaborate in various aspects of strategic interests including in renewable energy, global health as well as entrepreneurship.   For more information regarding Study in Sweden, please click here

    09 Oct
    09 Oct
  • “Higher Education and Research as a basis for economic growth – the Swedish Experience” Mark your calendar! Date: Wednesday, October 4th 2017 Time: 15.00-16.30 Venue: Apung Meeting Room, UI Central Library, UI Campus, Depok —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— CLICK HERE FOR FREE TICKETS!

    03 Oct
    03 Oct
  • Tohoku University, Japan offers programs for  undergraduates in all subjects in semester 3 (min) and semester 6 (max) and has never participated in a scholarship program from the International Office. Programs offered are as follows: Junior Year Program in English (JYPE) This program is intended for undergraduate students in the fields of science, agriculture, engineering and computer science. International Program in Liberal Arts (IPLA) This program is intended for undergraduate students in the social sciences, economics and humanities. Cooperative Laboratory Study Program (COLABS) This program is aimed at master program students who are interested in conducting research in science, agriculture, health sciences and engineering. Direct Enrollment Education Programs (DEEP) This program is aimed at students interested in attending lectures in Japanese along with other Japanese students JASSO offers scholarships worth JPY 80,000 for students recommended by Tohoku University. Students who are interested can submit an application along with supporting documents: Recommendations of the faculty, final transcripts (GPA min. 3.3 for Social Sciences and Economics and Business) and (IPK min. 3.1 for Health Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering), TOEFL ITP at least 550/ IELTS at least 6, Motivation letter and CV to the International Office at the latest on 27 October 2017.   *Students should be in their 3rd semester (min) and 6th semester (max) by the time of the application **Note: Students who have participated/enrolled to any scholarship program from International Office UI are NOT eligible ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- For more information please follow this link: https://www.insc.tohoku.ac.jp/english/exchange/ Download application form here: https://applicant.insc.tohoku.ac.jp/t-cens_tohoku_ex/new_user.php    

    02 Oct
    02 Oct
  • Korea University, Korea offers programs for  undergraduates in all subjects in semester 3 (min) and semester 6 (max) and has never participated in a scholarship program from the International Office. Students who are interested can submit an application along with supporting documents: Recommendations of the faculty, final transcripts (GPA min. 3.3 for Social Sciences and Economics and Business) and (IPK min. 3.1 for Health Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering), TOEFL ITP at least 550/ IELTS at least 6, Motivation letter and CV to the International Office at the latest on 6 October 2017.   *Students should be in their 3rd semester (min) and 6th semester (max) by the time of the application **Note: Students who have participated/enrolled to any scholarship program from International Office UI are NOT eligible

    02 Oct
    02 Oct
  • Kangwon National University (KNU), Korea offers programs for  undergraduates in all subjects in semester 3 (min) and semester 6 (max) and has never participated in a scholarship program from the International Office. (Scholarship offered: Tuition fee) Students who are interested can submit an application along with supporting documents: Recommendations of the faculty, final transcripts (GPA min. 3.3 for Social Sciences and Economics and Business) and (IPK min. 3.1 for Health Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering), TOEFL ITP at least 550/ IELTS at least 6, Motivation letter and CV to the International Office at the latest on 1 November 2017.   *Students should be in their 3rd semester (min) and 6th semester (max) by the time of the application **Note: Students who have participated/enrolled to any scholarship program from International Office UI are NOT eligible

    02 Oct
    02 Oct
  • Hanyang University, Korea offers programs for  undergraduates in all subjects in semester 3 (min) and semester 6 (max) and has never participated in a scholarship program from the International Office. (Starting Spring 2018) Students who are interested can submit an application along with supporting documents: Recommendations of the faculty, final transcripts (GPA min. 3.3 for Social Sciences and Economics and Business) and (IPK min. 3.1 for Health Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering), TOEFL ITP at least 550/ IELTS at least 6, Motivation letter and CV to the International Office at the latest on 5 October 2017.   *Students should be in their 3rd semester (min) and 6th semester (max) by the time of the application **Note: Students who have participated/enrolled to any scholarship program from International Office UI are NOT eligible

    02 Oct
    02 Oct
  • Chung Ang University (CAU), Korea offers programs for  undergraduates in all subjects in semester 3 (min) and semester 6 (max) and has never participated in a scholarship program from the International Office. Students who are interested can submit an application along with supporting documents: Recommendations of the faculty, final transcripts (GPA min. 3.3 for Social Sciences and Economics and Business) and (IPK min. 3.1 for Health Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering), TOEFL ITP at least 550/ IELTS at least 6, Motivation letter and CV to the International Office at the latest on 16 October 2017.   *Students should be in their 3rd semester (min) and 6th semester (max) by the time of the application **Note: Students who have participated/enrolled to any scholarship program from International Office UI are NOT eligible

    02 Oct
    02 Oct
  • APRU Senior International Leaders Meeting is an annual meeting attended by representatives from APRU member universities to have a discussion and review the progress of initiatives implementation. On this meeting, representatives of universities are given the opportunity to provide new ideas from their university. Universitas Indonesia, represented by Dr.-Ing. Ir. Nasruddin, M.Eng. from Faculty of Engineering, has presented the new initiative of hosting a new research cluster called APRU Cluster on Renewable Energy (APRU-CORE). The initiative of hosting a research cluster on Renewable Energy is based on the thought of a very fundamental problem about the fuels and energy, which also relevant to one of the Sustainable Development Goals; Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all. The objectives of this program are to develop renewable energy role in achieving sustainable development.   This idea received a great feedback and support from APRU secretariat and member universities as a strategic step to reach Sustainable Development as well as APRU goals. Therefore, APRU Secretariat gave an approval to implement this program in the near future. Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) is one of the associations that UI joined as a member. As the only network of leading universities linking the Americas, Asia and Australasia, APRU is the Voice of Knowledge and Innovation for the Asia-Pacific region. APRU brings together thought leaders, researchers, and policy-makers to exchange ideas and collaborate on effective solutions to the challenges of the 21st century.

    02 Oct
    02 Oct
  •   On September 17, 2-17,  Vice Rector of Human Resources, Development and Cooperation  Dr. Hamid Chalid, S.H., LL.M as Universitas Indonesias’ representative paid a visit to Quito, Ecuador by the invitation of Indonesian Embassy for Ecuador to establish the academic cooperation between UI and Universidad San Francisco de Quito. This meeting was attended by The Chancellor of USFQ, Santiago Gangotena G., Ph.D, The Dean of Research and External Affair and Directur of Galapagos Campus Diego Quiroga F. Ph.D, The Coordinator of International Program, Mateo Sáenz Hinojosa, and also the Ambassador of Indonesia for Ecuador; Diennaryati Tjokrosuprihatono.   Universidad San Francisco de Quito has the strongest  Faculty of Medicine in Ecuador. They are prepared to be the research university with their developed laboratory, including the natural laboratory located in Galapagos, Pacific Ocean, and Amazon Rainforest. For the practice, USFQ has a big hospital; Hospital Veterinario de Especialidades USFQ.   This research university concept is also implied in their education system which requires their students, lecturers, and researchers to join a research project every week. USFQ implements the education system which balances the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor affect of their students, shown by the opened course such as art, sport, dance, and philosophy. For the internationalization, about 1000 foreign students come to the university to attend short programs, especially to attend courses on biotechnology.   On the meeting, the delegates talked about the possibility of future collaborationn between UI and USFQ on the research of tropical disease and herbal medicine, and also other research focuses such as Medicine, Engineering, Biology, Pharmacy, Humanities and Anthropology.

    02 Oct
    02 Oct
  • On Monday, September 25th 2017, facilitated by The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic Indonesia delegation of Vice Rectors, Head of International Offices and Professors from Polish University visited Universitas Indonesia to introduce their universities and the higher education system in Polandia and in the same time discussing any potentials collaboration between Universitas Indonesia and their universities in the field of students and scholars activities. The Polish universities are Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika W Toruniu, Warsaw University of Technology, University of Warsaw, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, AGH University of Science and Technology, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology,Warsaw University of Life Sciences- SGGW, Medical University of GDANSK, Medical University of Warsaw, Poznan University of Medical Sciences and one representative from Conference Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland. Prof. Melda Kamil Ariadno, S.H, LL.M, Ph.D (Head of International Office); Heru Susetyo, S.H., M.Si., LL.M., Ph.D. (Manager for Venture, Cooperation and Alumni Relations); Muthia Pramesti, S.E., M.M. (Head of International Office for Faculty of Economic and Business) and other colleagues from International Office of Universitas Indonesia  received  this visit at the Faculty of Law of Universitas Indonesia. At the end of the visit, all universities agree to have further U to U communication, following up the initial discussion that have been started with this visit and Universitas Indonesia is ready to collaborate with Polish Universities.

    02 Oct
    02 Oct
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