State University of Jakarta or UNJ is a public university located in the city of Jakarta, Indonesia. Standing in 1964. After Indonesia gained its independence, the Indonesian government felt the lack of educational personnel at all levels and types of educational institutions. To overcome this problem the government established various teacher education courses. Sometime in the 1950s, at the secondary education level above the established BI, B-II, and PGSLP the charge of preparing teachers for secondary schools. Efforts to improve the quality and quantity of teachers continue to be done through the establishment of Colleges of Teacher Education (PTPG) by the government through the Minister of P and K stars. 382/Kab. in 1954.

PTPG was established in four cities namely Batusangkar, Manado, Bandung and Malang. Thus there are two kinds of educational institutions that produce teachers, the Course BI / B-II / PGSLP and PTPG. These two institutions were then integrated into a single educational institution through various stages. In 1957, PTPG integrated into the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education at a nearby university. Based on the PP. 51 Faculty of 1958 Paedagogik integrated into FKIP.

In 1963, the Ministry of Basic Education was established by the Institute of Teacher Education (IPG) to produce secondary school teachers, while based on Ministerial Decree No. P and K. 6 and 7, dated February 8, 1961 Course BI and B-II integrated into the Guidance and Counseling (Faculty of Teacher Training and Education) under the Ministry of Higher Education which also produces a secondary school teacher. This dualism is felt less effective and disrupt the management of teacher education. To overcome this the course of BI and B-II in Jakarta FKIP integrated into the University of Indonesia.

Through Presidential Decree No. 1 of 1963 dated January 3, 1963, established institutional system integration of teacher education one grain Presidential statement. is that the decree is valid from May 16, 1964, which later declared the day of birth IKIP Jakarta. FKIP and converted into IKIP IPG (Institute of Teacher Training and Education). The process of integration of Guidance and Counseling-University of Indonesia and IPG Jakarta, Jakarta IKIP childbirth. In subsequent developments IKIP Jakarta after approximately 36 years old, from the date of August 4, 1999 turned into the State University of Jakarta (UNJ) based on Presidential Decree 093/1999 dated August 4, 1999, and implemented by the inaugural President of the Republic of Indonesia on August 31, 1999 at the State Palace .

Anniversary of the Jakarta State University is set equal to the anniversary of the Institute of Teacher Training and Education (Teachers' Training College) Jakarta, which is the forerunner of the State University of Jakarta on May 16, 1964.

UNJ campuses are spread is East and South Jakarta. The main campuses, Campus A and Campus B, are in Rawamangun area, in East Jakarta, a walking distance from each other. Both campuses are on the main roads Jalan Daksinapati and Jalan Pemuda, not far from the Cawang – Tanjung Priok toll road exit, and accessible by various public tranportations. From the Sukarno – Hatta airport to both campusses will take you to traditional super-, and hypermarkets. And, in case you need it, to the Persahabatan Hospital. The National Language Centre, with its extensive library on the lenguages of the archipellago is also next door to Campus A. Campus B boasts modern sport facilities, a well-eguiped health centre and gymn. Three more campuses are are in Jalan Halimun, Jalan K.H.Achmad Dahlan, and Jalan Setiabudi, in South Jakarta. Each one can be easily reached by public trnportation. The number of campuses reflects UNJ’s belief that ‘Small is beautiful’ there by prioritizing culturally and aesthetically balanced learning environment.

Vision, Mission and AIMS

Converted from the Institute of Teacher Training and Education (IKIP) by Presidential Decree No.93, August 4,1999, UNJ has widened its focus not only to the training of professionals in education, but also to those in The non-educational fields of science, technology, arts and culture at all levels. In fact, during the 36 years of its existence as a teacher training institute, it has produced over 45.000 graduates who work all over the country, not only as teachers and educators, but also as well-received professional in non-educational fields. UNJ is committed to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship, while aiming at a more ambitious goal to become a leader in higher educationin the year 2020.

Study Program
The university offers 44 study programs in its 29 departemens of 6 faculties. Courses on offer include a range of SI (under-graduate) programs, a number of S2 (master) and S3 (Doctorate) programs. Besides, non-degree programmes and diploma courses are also offered; for non-education graduates who want to work as teachers, certificate courses are available through Akta-5 programs. The S1 program covers 144-to-160-credit courses which have tobe accomplished within the time span of 14 semesters, at the maximum. S1 graduates of the education strand are awarded the title S.Pd, and those of the non-educationnal strand are awarded with various titles that are specially used for the areas study or skills in question. S1 students are selected through the regular state university entrance test, which is referred to as Ujian Masuk Perguruan Tinggi Negeri or UMPTN, for short, and also through the selection system called Interest and Ability Tracing (Penelusuran Minat dan Kemampuan, or PMDK, for short). In addition, a number of departments, including the Sport Department, the Visual Art Department, the Music Department, and the Dance Department, require that students go through a special test before being accepted. The S2 program covers 36-credit courses that have to be finished within the Tim span of 4 semesters to 10 semesters. The S3 program covers 40-credit courses that have to be finished within the time span of 5 semesters to 10 semesters. Some faculties offer various courses of non-degree programs, including polytechinc-qualified diploma courses of D2 and D3, and Akta -4 certificate courses for non-educational students who are interested in becoming senior-high-school teachers. A Transfer Program (Alih Program) is provided for those who wish to upgrade their D1, D2, D3 qualification to S1.


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