Monday, November 16, 2009

Sign UNS Best Asia Campus

Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS) Surakarta achievement in Asia, as the best university ranking of 200 best universities in Asia (including Japan), according to a report from the Higher Education Suplement - Quacquarelli Symonds (QS thes) Asia, in May 2009.

The results indicate that UNS is one of eight universities in Indonesia that can go 200 ranking in Asia, even in Indonesia there are 2700 universities. "Ranking UNS parallel with UNDIP Semarang and Malang UNBRAW above," said Rector Prof. UNS Kentingan Much Syamsulhadi in Solo, Monday.

Meanwhile, a list of eight universities in Indonesia, which ranked 200th in the Asia, the University of Indonesia (UI) is ranked 50th, University of Gajah Mada (UGM) ranked 63, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) ranked 80th, Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB) ranked 119, University of Airlangga (UNAIR) ranked 130, March Eleven University (UNS) and the University of Diponegoro (UNDIP) are both ranked 171 and the University of Brawijaya (UNBRAW) ranked 191.

Ranking is organized by assessing the quality of research, citations in international journals, the quality of learning in the faculty, students and the number of foreign teachers in the UNS and UNS numbers are active lecturers at foreign universities, and alumni involvement in the UNS agencies or industrial world.

"UNS achievement were related to international policy Rector of UNS is implemented by the Vice Rector IV through the establishment of QS-thes Taskforce International Office who had started work in mid-2008 and registered in 2009," he said.

In the future, UNS will participate in the world ranking. One of the other evidence, is to receive 23 UNS lecturers to pursue a doctoral program in 3 foreign countries with DIKTI costs, they would leave in 2009 to several universities in Europe, Australia and Asia.

One of the ranking which is used as the standard reference, the results of assessments conducted by universities ranking institutions thes-QS. Institutions based in London each year publishes a guide book for students seeking university in the world.

"This year thes-QS ranking also publishes the best universities in Asia," said Rector UNS.


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