Greeting from the Dean
Welcome to the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universitas Gadjah Mada. Thank you for visiting the website, fkh.ugm.ac.id. The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universitas Gadjah Mada (FKH UGM) is one of the oldest Veterinary Medicine Faculty in Indonesia. The existence of FKH UGM cannot be separated from the Indonesian struggle since the Dutch colonial era, Japanese colonization, and the beginning of the independence of the Republic of Indonesia with the participation of the founders of FKH UGM in the nation’s struggle as well as being pioneers in the field of animal health in Indonesia. At the beginning of the independence period, the Minister of Prosperity of the Republic of Indonesia issued a Decree of the Minister of Prosperity of the Republic of Indonesia dated September 20, 1946 with No. 1280/a /Per which became the foundation of the establishment of Veterinary Medicine College in Klaten, the forerunner of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine UGM. The date of the issuance of the decree is currently commemorated as the date of the birth of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine UGM.
The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine currently manages 4 study programs namely the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine Program (S1), Veterinarian Profession (DVM), Veterinary Magister (S2) and Doctoral Science (S3). In managing the study program, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine UGM strives to carry out its vision and mission in line with the vision and mission of Universitas Gadjah Mada in the implementation of the Three Principles of Higher Education. The vision of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine UGM is being the center of excellence in international standard of Veterinary Medicine education which is based on the spirit of Pancasila. The vision is determined and carried out based on the Tridharma values of Higher Education based on local wisdom. With this vision, FKH determined to be an institution that was “locally roated, globally respected” as envisioned by UGM. The mission of the Veterinary Medicine Study Program of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine UGM is to conduct education, research, and community service in professional study programs in the field of Veterinary Medicine as well as preservation and development of superior and beneficial knowledge for the community.
The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine continuously improves the quality of education through internal academic quality audits, in 2016 all study programs were accredited A by BAN PT. Undergraduate and Profession study programs have been certified by the ASEAN University Network (AUN) and academic quality has also been improved through improving the quality of academic services with ISO 9001: 2008 certification. This quality assurance is an ongoing effort of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine to be able to produce high quality graduates with quality above the average quality of national education and able to compete at the international level.
Hopefully this web can help others to obtain various information about the profile of education and various activities carried out by FKH UGM.
Regards and Viva Veteriner!
Prof. drh. Teguh Budipitojo, MP, Ph.D