October 4 2017, by Scha

October 04  –  Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) “Young and Global” is not only focusing on international prospect but also on domestic. That is in line with one of the missions of UMY that aims to organize education, research and community development professionally. This morning, UMY has received a honored visit from Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta at Rector Conference Room, AR Fachrudin A Building. The purpose of this visit are to extend the contract of Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) which had been signed  in November 2014 and to add more favorable mutual agreement between both parties especially between Faculty of Medicine of UMY and UIN.

One of the points in the previous Memorandum of Agreement contained cooperation on exchange of students, staffs, researchers, experts, from and to UMY as well as cooperation on the exchange of educational and research information. Moreover, in this visit, UIN Syarif Hidayullah Jakarta aims to expand the cooperation between UMY and UIN, especially on educational cooperation. This is in line with the speech of the rector of UIN Syarif Hidayatullah, Prof. Dr. Dede Rosyada, MA that said “Thank you for receiving our visit this morning. The aims of our visit today are to strengthen the cooperation as well as to add the agreement between both parties especially on research collaboration, seminars, research publication etc. As a higher education that has been established in 2002, we admitted that there are lots of things that we still need to learn. We also believe that we can learn many things from UMY. Therefore, we are confident that the cooperation with UMY will help us to remain intact in the world of Indonesian universities” he added.

Dr. Ir. Gunawan Budiyanto, MP, as a rector of UMY. He stated “Thank you for this honored visit. We are very pleased to welcome you as our guests today. For the agreement on education field, I also believe that thecooperation be maintained while it also represents a friendship between UMY and UIN Syarif Hidayatullah. As the rector of UMY, I expect that in the near future, this cooperation is not only between the Faculty of Medicine of UMY and UIN but also between UMY and UIN.  UMY has improved the quality of education, especially in the medicine and science field. So that the students themselves can apply and practice what they learned in their class, for example, we have hospital, polyclinic, and research studies for the invention and etc” he closed.