Not only at the national level, the Faculty of Animal and Agricultural Sciences of Diponegoro University has now begun to get attention at the international level. In 2021, Faculty of Animal and Agricultural Sciences Undip has succeeded in being ranked 801+ world campuses based on a ranking analyzed by Times Higher Education (THE). In the life science category, Faculty of Animal and Agricultural Sciences Undip received a detailed score of 8.4 for citations; 45 for industry income; 21.9 in the international outlooks section; 7.00 for research; and 11.8 in the teaching section. Overall scores obtained by Undip in the field of life science are at 8.3-19.1. It is clear that this achievement is making everyone proud considering that Faculty of Animal and Agricultural Sciences Undip continues to strive for internationalization.
At the national level, according to THE Undip’s ranking in the field of life science is in position 4. The first place is occupied by the University of Indonesia with a score of 19.15. After that, the ranking is followed by Hassanudin University with a score of 16.22; Airlangga University with a score of 12.1325; and Diponegoro University with a score of 10.9275. The 5th position is occupied by Padjadjaran University with a score of 10.1 and 6th position is Brawijaya University with a score of 9.7875. If this positive trend is maintained, it is very possible that Undip’s ranking in the field of life science can continue to rise and become the best.
The Dean of Faculty of Animal and Agricultural Sciences Undip, Prof. Dr. Ir. Bambang Waluyo Hadi Eko Prasetiyono, M.S., M.Agr., IPU, said that the achievements made by Faculty of Animal and Agricultural Sciences Undip could not be separated from the support of all the existing academic community. According to him, all study programs that have been accredited A, international students, student exchanges, research and community services carried out by lecturers, downstream research results, and complete infrastructure have supported this achievement. In the future, it is hoped that the name of Faculty of Animal and Agricultural Sciences Undip will be more prominent and known to the world.
Future plans that will be carried out by Faculty of Animal and Agricultural Sciences Undip are to hold more public lectures and invite guest lecturers from the world’s top universities, to hold student and lecturer exchanges at the international level, to conduct research collaborations with partner universities abroad, to organize summer schools, and to arrange lecture methods with English as the basic language.