Widyatama University under the auspices of the Widyatama Foundation is a Higher Education Institution that was founded in 1973 starting with Accounting Education which was pioneered by Prof. Dr. Hj. Koesbandijah Abdoel Kadir, M.S., Ak.
Through the process of merging several High Schools managed by the Widyatama Foundation and based on the Decree of the Minister of National Education No. 137/D/O/2001 dated August 2 2001, then changed to Widyatama University and has 5 faculties namely: Faculty of Economics & Business, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Languages, Faculty of Visual Communication Design and Faculty of Social & Political Sciences.
In providing Higher Education Services, Widyatama University has implemented and is implementing ISO standards which cover all relevant processes in the provision of education, management processes, teaching and learning processes, realization processes, evaluation processes, provision and management of resources, including curriculum design. As you know, UTama has been doing ISO since 2003, starting with ISO 9001:2000, 9001:2008 and now we have upgraded to ISO 9001:2015.
Therefore, Widyatama University is a tertiary institution which has duties and functions in an effort to educate the nation’s life, especially through quality higher education.
We are committed to becoming a tertiary institution capable of improving Human Resources, by developing science and technology as well as new innovations especially for Indonesia in educating the nation’s life. Widyatama University has 5 Faculties with 22 Study Programs, and offers several varied concentration options and provides opportunities for students to develop knowledge, enrich research opportunities, and interdisciplinary approaches on and off campus. Widyatama University also provides various scholarship opportunities for students with weak economic abilities but who excel academically.
Not only students, researchers, lecturers, industry and other institutions who want to collaborate with Widyatama University have also found a wealth of disciplines at Widyatama University. Our extensive cooperation experience with fellow educational institutions, research institutions, government, non-governmental organizations and industry enables us to facilitate intensive cooperation.
For further study of Permanent Lecturers both domestically (ITB, UNPAD, UPI, UGM, Brawijaya) and abroad (Netherlands, Philippines, Malaysia, and Thailand) is one of the human resource development carried out by Widyatama University which has become a strong tradition.
So far, Widyatama University has attempted to collaborate with a number of National and Multi-National companies as well as leading media companies. This cooperation can be in the form of visits to media companies, training, internships to the placement of graduates. This will help improve the quality of ready-to-use graduates and campus competitiveness, especially in the face of rapid technological change.
Widyatama University opens as wide as possible for the nation’s children who want to gain knowledge according to their expectations and are interested in continuing their studies at Widyatama University.