Saturday, April 3, 2010

Universitas Andalas




Located on a hilly highland of Limau Manis, Pauh region, approximately 15 Km from Padang, the capital city of West Sumatra. The campus of Andalas University occupies an area of 500 hectare. The area is called Bukik Karamuntiang / Hill of “Rhodomyrtus tomentosa. It is about ± 255 m above sea level.

The building has a unique architecture: the blend of Minangkabau traditional buffalo-horn roof and modern style of structure. The campus is still in the process of completing its facilities to accommodate academic and extra-curricular activities.

Almost all faculties are located in Limau Manis, except the Faculty of Medicine, which is located in Jati (first campus), Padang, and Polytechnics of Agriculture in Payakumbuh.


Vision

To be the prestigious and outstanding university

Mission



  1. Be a Center of Excellence in developing sciences, technology, and arts

  2. Produce highly qualified, tolerant, peaceful, and competitive graduates

  3. Enhance the Indonesian prestige by rendering scientific outputs, technology,

  4. and arts, which are useful for human kinds



Objectives

  1. Be a research university, the center of science, technology, culture, and art

  2. Prepare students to be faithful and devout societies with academic competence or proficiency to develop, apply, and enrich science, technology, and art

  3. Develop and disseminate sciences, technology, art, and culture, and strive for their application to improve people’s standard of living and enrich national culture

  4. Support the development of democratic and independent society



Universitas Andalas at A Glance

Andalas University, the eldest university outside Java and the fourth eldest in Indonesia, was established by the Decree of the Minister of Culture and Education no. 80016/Kab; December 23rd, 1955.

The University was officially opened by its founding fathers, the late Vice President; Drs. Mohammad Hatta, and the Minister of Education and Culture, Sarino Mangoenpranoto on September 13th, 1956.

In its early years, the university had five faculties; namely Faculty of Agriculture in Payakumbuh, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science in Bukittinggi, Faculty of Law in Padang, and Faculty of Teacher Training in Batusangkar.

Faculty of Economics and Faculty of Animal Husbandry were established in Padang in 1961 and 1963 respectively as the 6th and 7th members. In 1965, Faculty of Teacher Training was set apart to become the Institute of Teacher Training (IKIP).

Campus Site

Located on a hilly highland of Limau Manis, Pauh region, approximately 15 Km from Padang, the capital city of West Sumatra. The campus of Andalas University occupies an area of 500 hectare. The area is called Bukik Karamuntiang / Hill of “Rhodomyrtus tomentosa. It is about ± 255 m above sea level.

The building has a unique architecture: the blend of Minangkabau traditional buffalo-horn roof and modern style of structure. The campus is still in the process of completing its facilities to accommodate academic and extra-curricular activities.

Almost all faculties are located in Limau Manis, except the Faculty of Medicine, which is located in Jati (first campus), Padang, and Polytechnics of Agriculture in Payakumbuh.



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