Manado State University
|Universitas Negeri Manado|
|Established||September 22, 1955|
|Rector||Prof. Dr. Philoteus EA. Tuerah, M.Si, DEA.|
Manado State University, abbreviated UNIMA, is a public university located in North Sulawesi and located on a hill in Tonsaru Tataaran Tondano, Indonesia. The university was established on September 22, 1955. It is led by Rector Prof. Dr. Philoteus EA. Tuerah, M. Si, who replaced Prof. DEA. Drs. Luke January Lambertus Lombok, SH, M. Si
UNIMA derived from the Higher Education Teacher Education (abbreviated PTPG in Bahasa Indonesian) - one of four PTPG first established in Indonesia is PTPG Batusangkar, PTPG Malang, Bandung PTPG, PTPG Tondano, based on the Decree of the Minister of Education and Culture.
PTPG Tondano underwent several changes: at first the Guidance and Counseling University of Hasanuddin Makassar, then turned into FKIP Unhas Tondano in Manado, FKIP Unsulutteng(Sulawesi Tengah), IKIP Branch Yogyakarta at Manado, and the latter being a stand-alone IKIP based PTIP Decree No. 38 dated March 8, 1965.
On 13 September 2000, IKIP converted to Manado Manado State University, and was inaugurated by the Minister of National Education Republic of Indonesia Mr. Yahya Muhaimin on October 14, 2000.
The university has seven faculties, i.e.:
- Faculty of Engineering (Fatek)
- Faculty of Economics (Fekon)
- Faculty of Social Sciences (FIS)
- Faculty of Education (FIP)
- Faculty of Languages and Arts (FBS)
- Faculty of Sport Sciences (FIK)
- Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (Natural Sciences)
- (in Indonesian) University website
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