Tadulako University

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Tadulako University
Universitas Tadulako
Motto Fair, Thoughtful, Honest, Intelligent, Courageous, Passionate, Trial, Defender of Truth
Established May 1, 1981
Type Public
Rector DR. Ir. Muhammad Basir, SE., MS.
Students +24.000
Location Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
Campus Tondo, Palu
Colors Oranye, Light Yellow
Nickname Untad
Affiliations ASAIHL
Website www.untad.ac.id

Tadulako University (Indonesian: Universitas Tadulako) is the only public university in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. It was established on May 1, 1981 after being an affiliate of Hasanuddin University of Makassar for several years. Its current rector is Muhammad Basir.

The Tadulako University (Untad) in Palu host 9 Faculties, enrolled by 22.000 student bodies (2011) and served by 1057 academic staff. Deriving from a small private education institution (1963), Tadulako University was established as public state university in 1981. Located on an outer island, Tadulako University today plays an important role in developing higher education in the eastern part of Indonesia.

The University approximately 8 KM from the central airport. It can be reach by taxi and any public transportation. Palu's climates is influenced by two seasons only which are wet seasons between October to March and dry seasons between April to September. Temperature and humidity are approximately similar throughout the year which is 28-33○C and 80-90%.


The university has nine faculties:

  • Faculty of Teacher Training and Education
  • Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
  • Faculty of Economics and Business
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
  • Faculty of Forestry
  • Faculty of Medical and Public Health

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Coordinates: 0°50′16.8″S 119°53′46.5″E / 0.838000°S 119.896250°E / -0.838000; 119.896250