Brief Profile of Undana Presented by Prof. Frans Umbu Datta, M.App.Sc; PhD Rector University of Nusa Cendana Brief History University of Nusa Cendana (UNDANA) is the only state university located in the city of Kupang, the capital city of East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia UNDANA was established in 1st September 1962 UNDANA has 8 faculties containing 47 study programmes, as well as 6 master degree study programmes UNDANA has over 924 lecturers, more than 18,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students and over 600 supporting staff UNDANA has produced over 36,000 graduates; over 70% of whom are working at the public services throughout NTT. Many of them are currently holding management positions at various levels of government, regional and national Vision Undana: a global oriented university Missions To produce high quality human resources capable of competing at global labour market and creating job opportunities through improved learning system To undertake market-oriented research and development activities to enhance regional and national competitiveness To increase the capacity of the university to contribute more to community by enabling development of a knowledge-based society Mission (2) To conduct and improve quality of services for students To attain a dynamic, professional, effective, efficient, and accountable internal university-wide management system To develop and increase collaborations in various areas with other institutions at national, regional and international levels towards improving independency of Undana and its graduates Objectives To attain skilled, professional graduates who are able to compete in the global job market and being able to create job opportunities To develop a professional higher education system To establish partnership between Undana and other institutions at local, regional, national, and international levels towards improving independency of Undana and its graduates To develop a dynamic, professional, effective, efficient, and accountable management system Structure of Organization University Senate Rector Board of Trustee VR I, II, III, IV BAAKPSI Technical Supporting Units: 1. MKU 2. Library 3. Computer centre 4. Language centre Postgrad. Program Master degree in: 1. Development of Tropical Animal Husbandry 2. Public Administr. 3. Management of Natural Resources and the environ. 4. Law BAUK Faculties: 1. Law 2. Education and Teachers Training 3. Social and Political Sciences 4. Animal Science 5. Agriculture 6. Public Health 7. Science and Engineering Research Institute (15 Study Centres) Quality Assurance & Internal Audit Institute Community Services Institute (6 Service centres) The Institute for Supervision and Development of Learning Research Institute 1. Centre for Research on the Environment and Natural Resources 2. Center for Research in Demography 3. Center for Research in Woman Studies 4. Center for Research in Dry Land Farming 5. Centre for Studies and Advocation of Human Rights 6. Centre for Research in Fisheries and Marine Resources 7. Center for research on Culture and Tourism 8. Center for Research and Development of sandalwod (Cendana) 9. Center for Research and Development of Tuber Crops and Beans 10. Center for Research and Development of Timor Cattle 11. Center for Australia and Pacific Studies 12. Center for Research and Development of Arboretum 13. Center for Research in Management 14. Center for Research and Development of Intellectual Properties 15. Centre for Research in Social Change and Local Politics Community services Institute 1. Centre for information on job vacancy and carrier development 2. Centre for community services and education 3. Centre for development of field work 4. Centre for development of “model village“ 5. Centre for legal drafting 6. Center for innovation and development of science and technology Institute for Quality Assurance & Internal Audit It was established in 2005 for quality assurance and internal qudit activities in order to gradually meet the current requirements of a better higher education institution/organisation The Institute for Supervision and Development of Learning Centre for curriculum research and development Centre for design and development of teaching media Centre for evaluation of education, training, and teaching Other Centres or Services University Computer Centre University Library and Reading Rooms at Faculties/Institutes General Subject Language Centre and language Laboratories Field Experience Centre Laboratories of Faculties Cooperations Collaborations and networking are the keywords of progress for better Undana Cooperations between Undana and other institutions at local, regional, national, and international have increased significantly for the last two years International Cooperations Current international cooperations: – Charles Darwin University – Sunshine Coast University – Flinders University – Nuffic, Netherland – JICA, Japan – dll.