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Universitas Syiah Kuala

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Syiah Kuala University (Unsyiah) is the oldest public university in Aceh. Standing on September 2, 1961, by Decree of the Minister of Higher Education and Science Number 11 of 1961, dated July 21, 1961. The establishment of Unsyiah confirmed by Decree of the President of Republic Indonesia, number 161 of 1962, dated April 24, 1962, in Kopelma Darussalam, Banda Aceh. Unsyiah domiciled in the capital of Aceh province with the main campus located in the city of Students (Kopelma) Darussalam, Banda Aceh. Currently, Unsyiah has more than 30,000 students studying in 12 faculties and the Graduate Program.
As one of the higher educational institutions, Unsyiah has a strategic function in enhancing the quality of human resources, both for local, national and regional levels. As University of the heart of Aceh People’s which quality as a priority, Unsyiah integrating universal values, national, and local levels to deliver human resources with harmony in between science-technology and Islamic value. The balance between them becomes the main component in producing the quality of human resources, virtuous character, ethics, aesthetics, and morality.

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