On 17-21 May 2022, the Dean of FTUI, Prof. Dr. Heri Hermansyah, ST., M.Eng., IPU visited several FTUI partner universities in Australia in order to strengthen and develop the FTUI International Class Program. Prof. Heri during his visit, accompanied by Prof. Dr. Ir. Yanuar, M.Eng., M.Sc., Vice Dean for Education, Research and Student Affairs and Prof. Dr. Ir. Harinaldi, M.Eng., Head of the Education Modernization and Internationalization Unit.

“The purpose of this visit, apart from meeting and discussing with the leaders of FTUI partner universities in Australia, we also met with students and alumni of the FTUI international double degree program who are currently studying and working in Australia. We are also extending cooperation agreements with several existing partners and exploring the possibility of opening international class programs with new partners in Australia,” said Prof. Harry.

“There are several things that need attention for the development of international class programs in the future. In addition to the 2+2 scheme that has been running so far, partners also offer schemes that allow students to continue up to master’s programs and even doctoral programs at partners. We are also exploring the possibility of cooperation in the field of research. Among other things related to the Prime Engineering program with the University of Melbourne,” said Prof. Yanuar.

One of the academics from the University of Melbourne, Prof. David Shallcross will come to FTUI to provide training in Professional Development Lectures and Workshops in November this year or February 2023.

“There are several things that will become priorities that will be done in the near future. Among other things, curriculum matching and course mapping for all new programs that will be proposed for the International Class double degree program with partners, preparation for signing a cooperation agreement for the Architecture double degree program with the University of Queensland and with Queensland University of Technology, as well as match making events. between faculty members for research collaboration between FTUI and partners in Australia,” said Prof. Harinaldi.

During the six-day official trip, the FTUI team visited four universities in two cities, namely The University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane as well as Monash University and The University of Melbourne which are located in the city of Melbourne.


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