State University of Papua

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State University of Papua
Universitas Negeri Papua
Motto Veritas, Probitas, Iustitia
Established November 3, 2000
Type State university
Rector Professor Doctor Ir. Frans Wanggai
Academic staff 472
Students 3,988 students (2010)
Location Manokwari, Manokwari Regency, West Papua (province), Indonesia
Colors Purple and yellow
Affiliations FUIW,[1] SEAMEO, AUAP[2]
Website [1]

Universitas Negeri Papua (English: State University of Papua) is a university in Manokwari, in the province West Papua, Indonesia. The current rector is Prof. Dr. Ir. Frans Wanggai.

The university was founded on November 3, 2000. Previously, it was part of the Faculty of Agriculture of Cendrawasih University, based in Jayapura. The university teaches Economics, Forestry, Agriculture and Earth Sciences.

The university consists of six faculties:

  • Faculty of Agriculture - Dean: Ir Onesimus Kambuaya,MS,
  • Faculty of Forestry - Dean: Ir Hans Arwam,
  • Faculty of Animal Husbandry- Dean: Ir. A.L. Killian,
  • Faculty of Science - Dean: Ir Agustinus Kilmaskossu,
  • Faculty of Economics - Dean: Ir. YP Karafir,
  • Faculty of Letters - Dean: Suriel Mofu.

The university is situated on a hill overlooking the beautiful landscape surrounding Manokwari.

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