Visiting Professor from Japan to UNNES

Visiting Professor is an implementation of cooperation that has been carried out since 2017 between Semarang State University (UNNES) and Hijiyama University and WAKU PRO Japan.

The Rector of UNNES Prof. Dr. Fathur Rokhman MHum accompanied by Vice Rector for Planning and Cooperation Prof. Agus Nuryatin, Dr. Niken Subekti SSi MSi (Expert Staff), Intan Permata Hapsari SPd MPd (Head of International Affairs Office), and Related Officials welcomed Professor Fujikawa Yoshinori on Friday (8/2) at the Rector of the Gunungpati District.

Intan Permata Hapsari reports that Professor Fujikawa Yoshinori has conducted a Visiting Professor for one semester since September 2018 in four study programs, namely Biology Study Program, Science Education, Japanese Literature, and Geography. In addition, Fujiyama also conducted Joint Research with Geography Lecturers.

Prof. Fathur Rokhman said, Visiting Professor aims to improve the quality and quantity of international publications for the academic community at UNNES. Through this activity, the number of UNNES international publications is expected to increase.

Prof. Fathur hopes that this collaboration can benefit both institutions in the field of student exchanges, guest lecturer programs, and joint research programs for international journals.


Translated by Erika Krismayanti


Open for International Classes, UNNES Ready to Compete at the Global Level

Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) is currently enhancing its reputation on the international world. One strategy to make UNNES better known among the international community is by opening international classes for students from all over the world. This international class is a great means for UNNES to introduce university’s excellence and to align with other international universities.

According to the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Prof. Dr. Zaenuri SE Msi Akt, this year international students can apply to UNNES starting on February 4th – July 1st 2019 through the International Office website ( ).

Furthermore, Prof. Zaenuri said that in terms of international student admissions, UNNES will conduct a selection through two stages, namely the grade verification stage and interview which will be conducted on 8th – 9th of July 2019. In addition, UNNES also facilitates international classes for Indonesian students, with a different registration period from international foreign classes. Registration of the international classes for Indonesian students starts on May 13th – July 13th, 2019 through Seleksi Mandiri Unnes Reguler ( ). After that, prospective students will conduct the written examination on July 20th, 2019 and skills examinations on July 21st, 2019. Both International Classes selection will be announced on July 27th, 2019. For more information on other terms and conditions, visit our page at

Thirteen study programs offered are undergraduate study programs that have been accredited by BANPT (Decree of National Accreditation for Higher Education). The curriculum that will be taught to students has been prepared in accordance with the international curriculum. The study programs offered are : Public Health, Chemical Engineering, Mathematics Education, Law, Javanese Literature, Geography, Development Economics, Early Childhood Education, Accounting Economics Education, Cooperative Economic Education, and Office Administration Economic Education, Physical Education, and English Language Education.

By the presence of international classes, it is expected that UNNES can align with world-class universities and produce internationally qualified students who are able to compete with students at the global level.


Created by : Mutiah Karim (Student Staff)

Translated by : Erika Krismayanti (Student Staff)


Improve International Reputation, UNNES Welcomes The University of Auckland

In order to be an international reputable university, all elements of Semarang State University (UNNES) must add more networks with international institutions. Starting from the university level, majors, to existing study programs.

The cooperation program is carried out by the Partnership Division  by holding a meeting and signing the Minutes of Meeting with the University of Auckland on Monday (17/09) in the Vcon Room, Building H, UNNES Sekaran Campus, Semarang.

Also present at the event were Prof. YL Sukestiyarno., M.S., Ph.D. As Vice Rector of Planning and Partnership Affairs, Intan Permata Hapsari, S.Pd., M.Pd., as the Head of the International Office of UNNES, Dr. Marek Tesar as the International Associate Dean of The University of Auckland, and faculties representatives of Universitas Negeri Semarang.

According to Dr. Marek Tesar, The University of Auckland will open a huge partnership to UNNES. The focus of the collaboration he offered included joint-master programs, master degrees, undergraduate double degrees, student mobility programs (exchange programs), visiting lecturers (lecturer visit) and research collaborations.


UNNES Exchanges Students from UPSI Malaysia and Kasetsart University Thailand

Universitas Negeri Semarang sends 5 students of Credit Transfer (CT) program to UPSI Malaysia and accepts 3 students from Kasetsart University Thailand. The ceremony was attended by Vice Rector for Academic Affairs Prof. Rustono M.Hum and Vice Rector for Planning and Cooperation Prof. YL Sukestiyarno Ph.D at Sekaran Campus, Friday (25/8).

Prof. Rustono advised the students to always maintain the good name of UNNES. In addition, Prof. Rustono also hopes that students can gain the best knowledge because not all students can experience this program.

Meanwhile, Prof. YL Sukestiyarno explained that this activity will take place from September to December. Those from UNNES English Language and Natural Sciences Education will go to Kasetsart University Thailand, while the Civil Engineering and Building Engineering students will go to UPSI Malaysia.

Besides, UNNES also receives 5 students from UPSI Malaysia. They are from Civil Engineering Study and Building Engineering Study Program.


Translated by : Erika Krismayanti


UNNES Signed MoM with Jiaxing University China

Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) established cooperation again with an overseas partner, Jiaxing University (ZJXU) from China. The Minute of Meeting (MoM) was signed by both parties on Tuesday (05/6).

The event, which took place on the 4th floor of UNNES Vicon Building, was attended by Prof. Lyu Yanqin as the Vice President of Jiaxing University. The ZJXU Leader told that he liked to know UNNES.

“I try to make relations with Indonesia. Like how ZJXU always welcome young students especially from Asia. We have campuses dedicated to teaching and educating youth,” the Prof. Lyu Yanqin said.

Representing UNNES Rector, Vice Rector for Planning and Partnership Prof. Sukestiyarno explained that this meeting aimed to sign a MoM and have a discussion on the types of cooperation between UNNES and ZJXU.

In this discussion forum, most UNNES parties asked for student exchange, credit transfers, scholarship programs, and scientific publications. In response to this, ZJXU gives wide opportunities for UNNES, both for doctoral and graduate programs.

UNNES continues to enhance cooperation with worldwide universities to realize the internationalization year.


9 Thailand Students Join Sports Students Exchange in UNNES

Five public health students from Mahasarakham University Thailand and 4 Physical education students from Kasetsart University Thailand join Sports Student Exchange (SSE) program of Faculty of Public Health and Physical Education Batch XII in UNNES. This program has been held for two weeks since (10/5).

The 9 students are Teerisara Homecheungi, Kanchana Paenphet, Panisara Pathawong, Phiyada Phaethaisong and Pitchaphorn Wachirawongsanuwat from Public Health Department also Pliypairin Choonnoparat, Amonpak Nitipatikom, Natchaa Raksai and Supadee Somboon.

In this SSE program, the Thai students join the learning process in bilingual class of Public Health Science department and Sport Science UNNES. They also join some programs such as BIPA (Indonesian Cultural), Indonesian Socio-Cultural based Traditional Food, Environmental Quality Analysis, Basic of Occupational Safety and Health, Public Health Issues, Health Psychology, Physical Activity, Hockey and Pencak Silat.

The Dean of Sport Science Faculty UNNES, Prof Dr Tandiyo Rahayu was welcome by Vice Rector for Planning and Cooperation UNNES, Prof YL Sukestiyarno MS PhD in rector’s room Sekaran campus, Gunungpati on Monday (21/5).
In his speech, Prof YL Sukestiyarno said to the students to enjoy every program that they will join, from the beginning until the end.