文部科学省 大学の世界展開力強化事業 ~海外との戦略的高等教育連携支援~

Re-Inventing Japan Project –Support for Strategic Higher Education Cooperation with Overseas–

Partner Universities

Bogor Agricultural University (IPB)

AIMS Students  |  Several

Location  |  Darumaga, INDONESIA

TOEFL iBT  |  61

Established  |  1963

Period  |  February-June, August – January

Undergraduate  |  16,675

Fields of study  |  Food Science and Technology

Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) is a national university which was formerly a part of the University of Indonesia before seceding in 1963. It is located in the city of Bogor in West Java, approximately 60 km from the capital city of Jakarta. It has nine faculties: Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine, Fisheries and Marine Science, Animal Sciences, Forestry, Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Mathematics and Natural Science, Economics and Management, and Human Ecology. Within the higher education of Indonesia, IPB is a cutting-edge institution which actively conducts superior education and research, especially in the fields of agriculture and life science. It is also the university at which the 6th president of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, received his PhD in Agricultural Economics in 2004. In addition to the main campus in Dramaga, there are campuses in Baranang Siang, Gunung Gede, and Taman Kencana. The campuses maintain a unique, independent building for each academic department and boast over 20 other fully-equipped facilities including a research center, university farm, animal hospital, student dormitory, and library. Bogor City is also known as “The City of Rain” due to its high annual rainfall. Its mornings and evenings are cool and comfortable, and the city is famous as a summer resort. In addition, the city’s most popular attraction is the Bogor Botanical Gardens, which features over 15,000 kinds of plants from around the world.