State University of Medan

State University of Medan (Indonesian: Universitas Negeri Medan or UNIMED) is a public university located in the city of Medan in North Sumatra, Indonesia.


The State University of Medan was originally established in 1956 as the Teachers Training College (Indonesian: Perguruan Tinggi Pendidikan Guru) in Medan. On 27 August 1957, the college was absorbed by the University of North Sumatra to become the university's Faculty for Teachers Training and Education (Indonesian: Fakulti Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan).

On 23 June 1963, the faculty gained autonomy as the Medan branch campus of the Institute for Teachers Training and Education (Indonesian: Institut Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan or IKIP). In 1964, the Physical Education faculty was separated from the institute and became the Sports Institute (Indonesian: Sekolah Tinggi Olahraga) only to be reintegrated back into IKIP Medan in 1977

IKIP Medan was granted university status on October 7 1999 and re-opened as the State University of Medan in February 2000


The State University of Medan provides programmes ranging from undergraduate diplomas to postgraduate doctorates from the following faculties

Postgraduate programs

The following postgraduate programs are offered:

* Applied Linguistics (English language)
* Education Technology
* Education Administration
* Chemistry
* Social Anthropology
* Development Studies

Jakarta State Polytechnic

Jakarta State Polytechnic (in Indonesian: Politeknik Negeri Jakarta), abbreviated as PNJ. Its is located in the north part of Depok, West Java.

[edit] Academics

Jakarta State Polytechnic has departments and study programs as follows: Diploma III:

* Mechanical Engineering
* Civil Engineering
* Electronic Engineering
* Accounting
* Business Administration

Diploma IV:

* Mechanical Engineering
* Civil Engineering
* Business Administration

[edit] Facilities

* Library
* Laboratory
* Language Laboratory
* Sports and Leisure
* Workshop
* Heavy Equipment Workshop
* Cafeteria
* Mosque