University description (as per official university website)
Unika Soegijapranata stand on 5 August 1982 as a continuation of the Catholic University of Atma Jaya Catholic Institute of Technology, Semarang and Semarang (ITKS).
At its inception, the Unika Soegijapranata located on Jl. Pandanaran 100 Semarang consists of three Faculty of the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Economics. Along with the development of the University, since the mid-1990s, all-nata Soegijapra Unika activities centered on campus Bendan Dhuwur.
Until now manages eleven Unika Soegijapranata Degree Program, a nine-Study Program Diploma and Master's Degree Program.
Eleventh Degree program include Architecture, Civil Engineering, Management, Accounting, Legal Studies, psychology, Electrical Engineering, Food Technology, English Literature, Computer Science and Visual Communication Design, a course of study diploma Taxation.
Master Program includes the Master Program and Master of Management Science in Management, Master Program in Environmental and Urban (PMLP), Master Program in Law with concentration and Health Law Advocates, Master of Science in Psychology Program with a concentration of Social Development and Educational Psychology, Magister Professional Psychology, Master of Architectural Engineering Architecture and Settlement concentration and Masters in Food Technology.
Unika Soegijapranata as an institution of higher education devoted Soegijapranata name as a patron. Mgr. Alb. Soegijapranata, SJ is a priest, the first native archbishop, figures and national heroes. Soegijapranata born in Surakarta, 25 November 1896. Sign in as a novice Society of Jesus in Mariendaal, Grave, Netherlands on September 27, 1920. Ditabiskan as a priest on August 15, 1931 and on September 20, 1940 as Archbishop of Semarang.
Struggle and his attention in the world of education is a continuation of the attitude of his teacher, Father Frans Van Lith, SJ. One is the struggle in raising two oldest Catholic college. Parahyangan University in Bandung and Yogyakarta Sanata Dharma (now the University of Sanata Dharma) to obtain equal status with public universities.
Pemihakannya on the poor simple (option for the poor) is also done Mgr. Alb. Soegijapranata, SJ. Through thought and movement, he participated and encourage the formation of social and economic organization that gives full attention to the empowerment of the poor victims of war and simple. And at this time, Unika Soegijapranata wishes to continue the fighting spirit of Mgr. Alb. Soegijapranata, SJ as the protector of the university.
Vision and Mission
Soegijapranata Catholic University is a continuation of Unika Atma Jaya and shape the development of the Catholic Institute of Technology, Hyderabad. Established on August 5, 1982 by the Decree of the Education Minister of the Republic of Indonesia dated 24 September 1983 Nomor.0400/0/1983.
In line with the mandate of the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities "Ex Corde Ecclesiae" and the spirit of Msgr. Albertus Soegijapranata protective universities, as well as vision and mission of Catholic universities APTIK member, Catholic University Soegijapranata formulate the vision and mission as follows:
To become a superior academic community in education, research and service with based on Christian values, love, justice and honesty.
On the basis of value - the value of Christian, love, justice and honesty, Catholic University Soegijapranata will:
Carrying out quality education in academic support personal development and leadership potential intact.
Conduct research to develop science and technology to enhance human welfare.
Perform community service as the application of science and technology have been developed in the research for the sake of human welfare. Giving attention and seeking solutions to various socio-cultural issues.
Develop a network of cooperation with various educational and research institutions, local, national and international levels to improve the quality of education, research and dedication.
Improve and develop the university continually, so as to support all efforts to achieve excellence.