School of Post-Graduate Studies (SPs) has served a strategic role as the quality gate-keeper for
Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI). SPs UPI hence contributes significantly to the attainment of UPI’s
overall performance and vision achievement. During the 2016 – 2020 period, SPs has developed several
aspects necessary to get international recognition.
SPs UPI has taken several concrete measures such as cooperating with academic society, national
and international educational institutions, conducting international programs with partnering abroad
universities and designing educational programs open for international society.
Within the next five years (2021-2025), SPs designs several programs to continue its 2016-2020
SPs UPI Strategic Plan. The current 2021-2026 SPs UPI Strategic Plan will focus on strengthening and
expanding international recognition to Asia on SPs programs in education science and pure science.
Programs and activities within SPs UPI Strategic Plan 2021-2025 refer to the2021-2025 UPI
Strategic Plan and UPI Long-Term Development Plan (RPJP UPI) 2016-2040. SPs Strategic Plan will
significantly contribute to the attainment of UPI’s overall performance and vision achievement.
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In accordance with the vision, mission, and goals, SPs UPI has the following objectives:
Sekolah Pascasarjana (SPs) Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI) is one of the oldest school of postgraduates in Indonesia which has strong commitment for high quality. It was started in 1968 with Lembaga Pendidikan Post Doktoral (LPPD) which later transform to Sekolah Pasca Sarjana (1977-1982), Fakultas Pascasarjana (1983 -1990), Program Pascasarjana (1991-2005), and was back to Sekolah Pascasarjana in 2006 until present. SPs UPI conducts Master Programs dan Doctoral Programs (S3) in Education and Non-Education sciences.
Former SPs UPI chairpersons :
SPs UPI is highly committed to
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The master’s program is provided by coursework with writing a thesis at the final semester. The number of study loads for this level ranges from 36-42 credits (for those with linear S-1 background) and 48-54 (for those with non-linear S-1 background) with a 4-8 semester study period range. The program is divided into two areas:
Doctoral programs are provided through two paths: by coursework and by research with writing a dissertation as a final project with a range of length of study between 6 and 14 semesters.
For the by coursework doctoral program, the total number of study loads for this level ranges from 42-48 credits (for those with a linear S-2 background) and 54-60 credits (for those with non-linear S-2 background). The program is divided into two areas:
The by research doctoral program is provided only for those with a linear S-2 background. There are three mandatory prerequisite courses such as Pedagogical Foundation, Advanced Research Methodology and one course from within the Study Program that must be taken as per the recommendation of the promotor. However, the credit hours will not be counted. Its main academic activity is conducting research in accordance with the direction of the promotor.
Student organizations function as a vehicle for the development of student creativity in various forms of activities. This organization development is stipulated through Rector Regulation no. 8052 Year 2010 on Student Organization (Ormawa) of UPI. Student organization may take the form of an Agency, an Assembly, an Institution, a Council, an Assembly, a Forum, a Student Activity Unit, and/or another name in accordance with the vision and mission of the University.
Student organization in SPs is named Student Communication Forum of School of Postgraduate Studies of Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia abbreviated as FKM SPs UPI, whose stewardship is appointed and established by the Director of SPs.
FKM SPs UPI aims to develop the talent and interest of students in the field of education, research and community service, participates in building a conducive academic life as an effort to form a faithful and pious, consistent and responsible academic person for improving the quality of national education.
Activities undertaken by FKM SPs UPI include:
To achieve the best possible education outcomes, we collaborate with
The School of Postgraduate Studies building is located in the southern part of the campus of Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Jl. Dr. Setiabudhi 229 Bandung. Bandung is the capital of West Java province, which has a population of about 2.5 million people. The city of Bandung is located about 200 km south east of Jakarta. UPI campus is located about 8 km north of Bandung city center, in the hilly area at the altitude of 750 m above sea level. The city is cool with temperatures ranging from 19-28 degrees Celsius.