WORLD CLASS UNIVERSITY
In order to give significant contribution to the nation and to the world, Universitas Padjadjaran sets its vision to be a world class research university. Since established in 1957, UNPAD already has many collaborative partnerships with international universities which allow us to share knowledge and promote inter-cultural learning, ensuring that our graduates are in high demand on the global stage. As one of the oldest and leading international undergraduate education provider, we welcome you to learn our program offerings that focus on innovation.
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Universitas Padjadjaran was recently ranked 6th place in Indonesia by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), one of the most popular World University Ranking publishers. QS Stars awards universities with a rating of one to five stars, depending on their performance in each of the following eight criteria: core criteria (Research, Teaching, Employability, and Internationalization), learning environment (Facilities), advanced criteria (Social responsibility, and Inclusiveness), and specialist criteria.
FP UNPAD actively support and promotes its students to gain internationally relevance knowledge and skills by establishing International Undergraduate Program (IUP).
Double Degree Programs (DD) allows students to obtain two degrees; one from Universitas Padjadjaran and from the partner university. For the degree completion of DD program, students credits are required to transfer to the partner university,
Hence, students will benefit from learning in an international environment during their academic life. This reciprocal program is available for Unpad students and also available for the students of our partner university who are willing to gain UNPAD degree.
Universitas Padjadjaran has several Double Degree agreements with partner universities worldwide. Upon completion from the program, students will be awarded two degrees; from UNPAD and the other institution they have attended.
To continue study abroad, students should apply to the partner university through OIA. The respective university reserves the right to reject an application if students do not fulfill the entry requirements set by the university as stipulated in the double degree agreement between the faculty and the respective partner university. In the event that a student cannot be admitted to a particular university, the student may choose another university to apply.
The list of universities partner of Double Degree program are:
- Rutgers University
IUP is offered to undergraduate students who are actively studying at FP Unpad and wish to have more international exposure. At the end of study, IUP students are entitled to an IUP Cerificate in addition to the regular undergraduate diploma of FP Unpad. IUP certificate has been recognized by overseas companies. Some of our partner universities overseas also acknowledge this certificate as the assurance of English proficiency to apply for postgraduate education.
To be eligible to obtain the IUP certificate, students are required to have their academic activities in English as the primary language of instruction and meet the international exposure component. Double degree and exchange program are two of many programs that can be pursued to obtain international exposure component.
International Graduate Program (IGP) allows students to study Master and Doctor degrees.
Indonesian International Student Mobility Awards is the Government of Indonesia scholarship scheme to fund Indonesian students for mobility program at top universities overseas. Undergraduate students could spend one semester at the overseas university partner to study, to experience the host country’s culture and undertake practical assignments to hone their skills.
The scheme is centrally managed by Directorate General of Higher Education (DGHE), Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC) and is open for undergraduate students from all Indonesian higher education institutions under DGH
For more information about iisma program, please follow this link: https://kampusmerdeka.kemdikbud.go.id/km/IISMA/landing.html
Here are some activities that programmed by International Office from 2019 until now
1 International Virtual Lecture
The first one is Guest Lecture about Organic Chemistry in Pharmaceutical Science
The first guest lecture is about organic chemistry in pharmaceutical science. On October 22nd, 2019 we had a lecture and discussion with Prof. Yoshihito Shiono from Yamagata University. This lecture is a substitute curriculum of drug and discovery development for a bachelor degree and physicochemical analysis for a master degree. This lecture was interesting because we had new insight and it was challenging enough because this is one of the opportunities for students to study in English directly.
The second one is Guest Lecture about Molecular Parasitology, RNA Modification and Repair
This guest lecture is about molecular parasitology, RNA modification and repair. On October 23rd, 2019 we had a lecture and discussion with Prof. Kiong Ho from Tsukuba University. This lecture is free for students and lecturers. We had comprehensive and very clear knowledge from this. We hope we will have another chance to get this more in future.
The third one is Guest Lecture about The Principles of Entrepreneurship
Professor Neil Towers from the University of Gloucestershire (UK), the project leader of Growing Indonesia: a Triangle Approach (GITA), was given a special lecture on “The Principles of Entrepreneurship” to the undergraduate and graduate students on November 29th, 2019. He was very enthusiastic to see more students engaged in entrepreneurial activities. From this lecture, we’ve been encouraged to see deeper about entrepreneurship and business.
The forth one is International Virtual Lecture about Gene Therapy, Synapse Formation, and Vaccine
On December 17th, 2020, International Unit Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, and Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Padjadjaran collaborated to conduct an International Virtual Lecture. We have invited speakers to talk more about Gene Therapy, Synapse Formation, and Vaccine.
- Prof. Hirokazu Hirai MD, PhD (Topic: Development of AAV Vectors Beneficial for Gene Therapy Against Neuropsychiatric Diseases)
- Prof. Hiroshi Kawabe MD, PhD (Topic: Ubiquitination-Dependent Proteostasis is Critical for Synapse Formation and Cognitive Function)
- Assoc. Prof. Veysel Kayser (Topic: Vaccines and Biologics)
The fifth one is International Virtual Exchange Lecture UNPAD – UNISZA about Formulation and Technology of Liquid and Semisolid Dosage Form
Starting from October 26th to December 28th 2020, UNPAD (Universitas Padjadjaran) and UNISZA from Malaysia was held an international virtual exchange lecture. The theme brought was about Formulation and Technology of Liquid and Semisolid Dosage Form. There was 4 sessions held, and each lecturer explained subjects following the curriculum.
Dr. rer. nat. apt. Anis Yohana Chaerunisa, M. Si “Physicochemical Characteristic of Drugs” on October 26th, 2020
Dr. rer. nat. apt. Anis Yohana Chaerunisa, M. Si “Physicochemical Characteristic of Excipients” on November 2nd, 2020
Dr. Zalina Zahari “Industrial and Extemporaneous Preparation of Liquid Dosage Form” on December 7th, 2020
Dr. Mulham Alfatama “Nanomedicine and Advancement” on December 28th, 2020
The sixth one is Guest Lecture on New Student Admission Event
On February 10th, 2021 we had a lecture on new student admission procession event in even semester academic year 2020/2021 for pharmacist profession, master of pharmacy, master of clinical pharmacy, and doctor of pharmacy program. Here are our lecturer with its topic lecture:
- Hideru Obinata, Ph.D from Gunma University with topic “Lipid Mediator as Therapeutic Targets”
- Prof. Dr. Kusnandi Rusmil, dr., Sp.A (K), MM. from Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran with topic “The Urgency of Vaccination in Handling Covid in Indonesia”
The seventh one is International Virtual Lecture about Pharmacist Career Path from a Different Perspective.
Although this COVID-19 pandemic is still going on, we can’t let it interfere with our education. Through this opportunity, International Office Unit Pharmacy Universitas Padjadjaran held its first International Virtual Lecture on Saturday, February 27th, 2021, on the ZOOM platform. International Office Unit Pharmacy invites Dr. Federica Pessagno to share her personal experiences in the pharmacy career in the lecture with the theme “A Pharmacist Career Path: How to Expand Your Career and See from a Different Perspective”.
This International Lecture started with a brief and warm welcome from the Head of the International Office Unit Pharmacy Universitas Padjadjaran, Dr. Holis Abdul Holik. The event continued with a presentation from the guest lecturer, Dr. Federica Pessagno. Dr. Pessagno is an analytical chemist at a very known pharmaceutical company. She has been working very closely in the analytics path and gave very insightful information to all students about how it felt working in this path.
The International Virtual Lecture was successfully held with a total of approximately 110 participants, from Universitas Padjadjaran and other universities. Dr. Holis hopes that the International Office Unit Pharmacy upgraders could keep this very useful event going because it is known to give so much insightful knowledge and so much new perspective about how it felt working as a pharmacist to the students.
The eighth one is International Guests Lecture (Physical Pharmacy for Bachelor Student, and Drug Discovery and Development for Master Student)
Physical pharmacy has an important role in drug development. In physical pharmacy we learn about solubility, drug dissolution and stability of active substance. Physical pharmacy is the application of physical chemistry to design drug molecule. Faculty of Pharmacy Universitas Padjadjaran was held an international guest lecture on physical pharmacy and drug discovery and development on 8 May 2021. The topic “ Solid Dispersion in Drug Discovery and Development For Covid-19” presented by Khaled, M. Elamin, Ph.D and the topic “ Cyclodextrine modified PAMAM dendrimer as a targeted cancer siRNA carrier” presented by Ahmed Fouad Abdelwahab Mohammed, Ph.D.
The ninth one is International Virtual Lecture on the Importance of Clinical Pharmacist Role
This International Virtual Lecture was held on Friday, September 10th, 2021 on the ZOOM platform. This lecture was led by Miss Dika Pramita Destiani as a Clinical Pharmacy lecturer at the Faculty of Pharmacy Universitas Padjadjaran. At this event, Prof. Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman, Country Chairman of ACCP, was invited to share a few of his knowledge about how the clinical pharmacists’ workflow actually is. Prof. Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman taught the students about how important it is to learn about disease thoroughly from the main source of the disease through to what medicine we, as a pharmacist, should give to the patients. He also taught the students how important it is to be confident and be sure with ourselves that we have the same knowledge as the other healthcare professionals as we belong on the same line as them.
So many insights have been gained from this event. Miss Dika Pramita hopes that they could have another amazing lecture with Prof. Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman and also hopes that the events that have been held could carry some of the useful information for the students so that they can work even more harder to ensure that they’re going to be ready to give their best to help all of the patients out there someday.
The tenth one is International Virtual Exchange Lecture UNPAD-UNISZA Pharmacotherapy of Endocrine Disorders and Gynecology
Starting from October 20th toNovember 10th 2021, UNPAD (Universitas Padjadjaran) and UNISZA from Malaysia will be holding an international virtual exchange lecture. The theme brought will be about Pharmacotherapy of Endocrine Disorders and Gynecology. There will be 4 sessions held, and each lecturer will explain subjects following the curriculum.
The schedule for the international virtual lecture is shown in the poster above and below:
- Prof. Dr. apt. Keri Lestari “Metabolic syndrome” on 20th of October 2021 10-12 Jakarta time
- Ahmad Kamal Ariffin bin Abdul Jamil “Diabetes melitus (DM)” on 27th of October 2021 10-12 Jakarta time
- Prof. Dr. apt. Jutti Levita “Premenstrual and Menstrual disorders (menstruation, PMS, abnormal uterine bleeding, menopause, dysmenorrhea, endometriosis) and pharmacotherapy” on 3rd of November 2021 10-12 jakarta time
- Aslinda Binti Jamil “Other gynecology issues and disorders (contraception, PCOS, infertility)” on 10th of November 2021 10-12 Jakarta time
Professional lecturers from UNPAD and UNISZA will teach the students regarding Pharmacotherapy of Endocrine Disorders and Gynecology with each subtheme. Through this virtual lecture, both home universities will also be exchanging lectures from Indonesia and Malaysia. This is a very wonderful chance for pharmacy students to widen their experience by participating in the virtual exchange lecture. Through this event, students are expected to gain more knowledge, increase their language ability and adjust to the teaching method from a foreign country. There will be assignments given to the students, although through this pandemic the lecture is held virtual, but this will be a great experience for both home universities and to work together on other projects in the future.
Hopefully, this event can be held smoothly, beneficially and educational for both home universities. For more information, check and follow IUP’s (International Unit of Pharmacy Unpad) social media, or you can check our official website as shown in the poster.
The eleventh one is International Virtual Lecture about The Role of Social Pharmacy in Healthcare Decision-Making Process
In this lecture, we had some discussions about “The Role of Social Pharmacy in the Healthcare Decision-Making Process”. This International Virtual Lecture was held by the Faculty of Pharmacy Universitas Padjadjaran, organized by PUI-PT IPK UNPAD, and delivered by 3 UNPAD lecturers and 7 guest lecturers worldwide. Our lecturer with its topic is below:
- Dr. Lou Jing form National University of Singapore with the topic “Economic Evaluations of Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions for Mitigating the Pandemic”
- Dr. J. F. M. (Job) van Boven from University of Groningen with the topic “Challenges in the Implementation of Therapeutic Guidelines in Low- and Middle-Income Countries”
- Dr. Nur Aizati Athirah Binti Daud from Universiti Sains Malaysia with the topic “Pharmacy Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned from Malaysia”
- Astri Ferdiana, MD, MPH, Ph.D. from Center for Tropical Medicine, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia with the topic “Prevalence and Determinants of Inappropriate Antibiotic Dispensing at Private Drug Retail Outlets”
- Zulfikar Biruni, MPH from Ministry of Health, Republic of Indonesia with the topic “Maximizing the Use of Evidence in Policy”
- Prof. Michael Grimm from University of Passau, Germany with the topic “Interventions to Reduce Costs of Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Treatment”
- Prof. Arthorn Riewpaiboon from Mahidol University, Thailand with the topic “The Use of Health Technology Assessment in the Policy-Making Process in Thailand”
- Auliya A. Suwantika, Ph.D from Universitas Padjadjaran with the topic “Budget Impact Analysis of New Healthcare Interventions”
- Neily Zakiyah, Ph.D. from Universitas Padjadjaran with the topic “Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of a Public Health Program”
- Dr. Mas Rahman Roestan from Biofarma with the topic “The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Pharmacy Business in Indonesia”
The twelfth one is International Virtual Lecture about Business Management and Entrepreneurship In Healthcare
It has been known that the role of healthcare industry is increasing year by year. As the technology has been improving, more companies are moving into healthcare or healthcare-adjacent fields, which are driven by entrepreneurs who can capture the value of this emerging market. At the same time, healthcare companies are becoming more numerous and experiencing an unprecedented level of competition.
Business management and entrepreneurship in healthcare are linked, and the bonds between these two aspects are growing deeper as business practices can drive the healthcare industry to be more impactful in the society. A model of value-oriented payment reward in the healthcare industry will perpetuate its business cycle. In addition, entrepreneurial leadership can move the business forward, and the healthcare industry has to evolve in order to keep its sustainability.
This virtual lecture is expected to enhance the knowledge of participants in business management and entrepreneurship. Using the healthcare as the reference case, real case studies will be presented and an active discussion between lecturer and participants will be encouraged.
This lecture held on 9th November 2021 and we had some discussions with Dr. Zahratu Shabrina from King’s College London, United Kingdom. The topic that delivered is “Geohospital Data Science for Healthcare Industry : Can we Learn from Gig Economy?”
The upcoming lecture is International Virtual Lecture about The Role of Social Pharmacy in The Healthcare Decision-Making Process
By this lecture, we will have some discussions with Prof. Arthorn Riewpaiboon from Mahidol University, Thailand with topic “The Role of Economic Evolutions on Policy-Making Process in Thailand” and Neily Zakiyah, Ph.D from Universitas Padjadjaran with topic “Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of a Public Health Program”. The lecture will be held on 19th November 2021 via Zoom Meeting.
The thirteenth International Virtual Lecture with the topics “Clinical Pharmacy: Between What You Understand and What’s in Reality” and “How to approach Clinical Cases for Pharmacists”
On 26th February, 2022 we held an International Virtual Lecture about The via zoom meeting for students who taking Clinical Pharmacy subject this year. This lecture was led by apt. Miski Aghnia Khairinisa, PhD. as one lecturer of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Pharmacy Universitas Padjadjaran. At this lecture, we invited Prof. Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman, Country Chairman of ACCP to bring two topics related with Clinical Pharmacy. The topics were “Clinical Pharmacy: Between What You Understand and What’s in Reality” and “How to approach Clinical Cases for Pharmacists”. Prof Syed shared a lot insightful knowledge starting from the basic knowledge about clinical pharmacy, the difference between clinical pharmacy with other pharmacy major, importance of confidence and communication in clinical pharmacy, preparation before heading to the clinical ward, steps to approach clinical case study for pharmacists and many other things. Prof. Syed also share his amazing experience as pharmacist in one of Malaysia Hospital so we can understand more about clinical pharmacy in real life.
Hopefully with this event, our student can gain vast knowledge about clinical pharmacy so they can prepare for their future in helping a lot of patients out there.
2. International Teleconference on Technology and Policy-COVID19
International Office of Faculty of Pharmacy Padjadjaran University in collaboration with UNPAD International Office successfully held ITTP-COVID19
The International Office of Padjadjaran University, with upgraders from the International Office Faculty of Pharmacy Unpad successfully held an international event, the first ITTP-COVID19 Webinar Series, on Saturday, July 24, 2021, which was held on the ZOOM platform and Live Youtube. ITTP-COVID19 or International Teleconference on Technology and Policy (ITTP) for Supporting Implementation of the COVID-19 Recovery Plan in Southeast Asia, is supported by 29 leading universities in ASEAN under the auspices of AUN.
ITTP-COVID19 Webinar Series with the theme “Establishing Health Certificate for Traveling within ASEAN Countries”.
The head of the international unit of the International Office Faculty of Pharmacy Unpad (IUP), Dr. Holis Abdul Holik, became the chairman for the implementation of this event. 13 Upgraders from IUP also contributed to help carry out the event and also became the committee.
ITTPC started with presentations from international speakers, there are:
- Dr. Eddy Fadlyana, dr. Sp.A(K), M.Kes, Field Manager of COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial Research Universitas Padjadjaran
- Ms. Yong Ee Chin, Deputy Undersecretary Tourism Policy and International Affairs Division MOTAC Malaysia
- Prof. Dr. Teerawattananon Yot, Secretary General of the Foundation & Senior Researcher, HITAP
- Dr. Auliya A. Suwantika, member of Health Economics Working Group Indonesian Technical Advisory Group on Immunization
The first ITTPC-19 Webinar Series was successful with a total of approximately 500 participants from the ASEAN region including Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Laos.
Lecturers from Padjadjaran University also became moderators and speakers for this event. Auliya A Suwantika, Dr. Holis, and dr. Ronny Lesmana. Head of the International Pharmaceutical Unit, Dr. Holis Abdul Holik, together with upgraders from IUP, have prepared the materials for this first ITTPC quickly and well.
Dr. Holis also hopes that the events that have been carried out can be useful and have an impact on the COVID-19 pandemic that has hit especially in the ASEAN region. He also hopes that the holding of this event can embrace more domestic and international participants, to enliven the event and that Padjadjaran University can also contribute more in the international arena as a world-class university.
3. Student Exchange Program
A Virtual Summer Student Exchange Program 2021: Collaboration between BEM KEMAFAR UNPAD and BEM FF UI brings 125 International Students to “Nusantara sing Apik” | BEM Kema Unpad Official Blog | LINE TODAY
IPSF department of BEM KEMAFAR UNPAD in collaboration with International Relations department of BEM FF UI, Indonesia have successfully organized Virtual Student Exchange Programme with the title “Nusantara Sing Apik” (A Wonderful Archipelago). This year SEP, with 125 participants (or SEPers) from 17 countries, is a 3 days event with daily activities that keep every SEPers at the edge of their seat.
On day 1, the SEPers finally meet with the SEP team in a Welcoming Party. The SEPers are also divided into Focus Groups with their own facilitator or what we called their SEP Buddies. The SEPers break the ice with their SEP buddies, and they plan for the main competition of this VSEP: the itinerary competition. As the night comes, day 1 is wrapped with an explanation of how it is going to be if SEP is to be held offline in BEM KEMAFAR UNPAD and BEM FF UI by the Student Exchange Officer of each association.
Continuing to day 2, we SEP team and SEPers are honored to receive materials in a webinar with the topic of Pharmaceutical Industry in Indonesia by the guest speaker apt. Muhammad Irfan, S. Farm, who is a senior field training manager at PT Bayer Indonesia. After an insightful session with Mr. Irfan, the SEPers are then taken to a trip around the islands of Indonesia, led by their very own captain and attendant in Nusantara Airlines. SEPers are cheered back up with an in-flight entertainment: the Phar100 game! The game turns into a fierce battle between focus groups as they are all running for the prize that is waiting to get into their pocket. As the plane landed successfully and to finish the second day, the SEPers were then introduced to the national language of Indonesia Bahasa Indonesia by Ainun Adhelia from FIB Universitas Padjadjaran.
On day 3, a second webinar is done with the topic of the Practice of Clinical Pharmacy Indonesia, with the guest speaker apt. Mahirsyah Wellyan, S. Si., M. Sc. Mr. Welly is a clinical pharmacy practitioner in Dr. Kariadi Public Hospital Semarang and also an alumnus of Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjadjaran. The whole audience is excited to learn about the prospects of clinical pharmacy in Indonesia and also the SOAP method as a key-point approach to a medical case in clinical pharmacy. The third day is then continued with the itinerary competition, where each group is required to create and present an itinerary plan if the COVID-19 pandemic is over and they are able to travel worry-free in Jabodetabek and Bandung area. Each group surprised all of the SEP team because of their creative performance and their thorough research of their travel plan. To wrap the whole VSEP event, the day 3 is then continued with a Farewell and Awarding Night. Awards for the best SEPer, best group, winners of Phar100 game, language session competition, and itinerary competition are announced and the SEP team and SEPers finally bid their farewell.
4. International Student Conference
The International Students Conference (ISC) 2021 is a collaboration program carried out by the Pusat Unggulan IPTEK-Perguruan Tinggi (PUI PT) and the Department of IPSF BEM Kemafar Unpad. ISC 2021 will be held with the theme “Practices in Social Pharmacy: Opportunities and Challenges in the Age of Digital Globalization” which contains various activities, including paper competitions and scientific discussions that will be held in English. In addition, this event will also be attended by keynote speakers from experts who are competent in their fields.
ISC 2021 will be held online through a zoom meeting on November 6th, 2021. This event aims to build international cooperation in the fields of pharmacy, health, and science. This event is also intended to improve the competence of medical complex students and pharmacists as strategic health workers in order to support health programs in Indonesia and find new innovations, so that they are able to respond to the community’s needs for quality health and pharmaceutical services. Besides, this event facilitates medical complex students and pharmacists to increase the latest knowledge regarding the development of health, science, and pharmaceutical sciences, both research, economics, and clinical, and provide a forum for medical complex students and pharmacists to integrate and work together.
By the time this article is published, there are currently 16 teams that are ready to take over the paper competitions and are mentored by excellent lecturers at Faculty of Pharmacy Universitas Padjadjaran.
5. Bandung International Conference
Bandung International Conference on Collaborative Health Research
Bandung International Conference on Collaborative Health Research is a seminar as a forum for researchers in various fields, students, educators, industry professionals, or the general public to exchange. The BICCHR was successfully held on September 14th and 15th, 2020 with the theme brought was: Escalating Health Interventions for Mitigating the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The invited amazing speakers were
- Prof. James Millonig, Ph.D from Rutgers the State University of New Jersey, USA
- Prof. Kusnandi Rusmil, MD, Ph.D from P. I. of COVID-19 Vaccine, Universitas Padjadjaran
- Dr. med. Setiawan, MD from head of COVID-19 Task Force, Universitas Padjadjaran
- Prof. Cortino Sukotjo, DOS, Ph.D from University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
- Prof. Hala Madanat, Ph.D and Prof. John Elder, Ph.D from San Diego State University, USA
- Prof. Kamiar Alael, Ph.D from The Dornsife School of Public Health, USA
- Dr. Roy Rillera Marzo from Asia Metropolitan University, Malaysia
- Dr. Raman Preet from Umea University, Sweden
Bandung International Teleconference of Pharmacy
Bandung International Teleconference on Pharmacy is an annual seminar as a forum for researchers in various fields of pharmaceutical science, including Pharmaceutical Technology and Pharmaceutics, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Biology, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Clinical Pharmacy, and Community Pharmacy giving the latest insights in the area related to pharmaceutical science, poster discussion regarding current research trends and establish new collaborations. Not only for researchers, this event surely can be attended by students, educators, industry professionals, or the general public to exchange. This event is a safe platform to generate new ideas and exchange new perspectives.
The 1st BITP was successfully held on 29th July 2021 with the theme brought was: Pharmaceutical Research Toward a Sustainable Development of Society. The very astute event was held successfully inviting two notable keynote speakers and three other amazing speakers. Our first keynote speaker is Taifo Mahmud, a professor of natural product and medicinal chemistry at Oregon State University, USA. He already published 100 Scopus indexed journals with Scopus H-Index 30. He presented about Biotechnology in Natural Product-Based Discovery.
The second keynote speaker is Marteen J Postma. He is a professor of global health economics at UMCG and RUG. He is a director of Research Institute SHARE; an advisor to WHO, the EU & Health Council, and scientific advisory boards for scientific advice to various pharmaceutical industries and consultancies, inclusive of some RuG spin-offs. He talked about Health Technology Assessment in Infectious Disease: The Case of COVID-19 Vaccines.
The other invited amazing speakers were Prof. Habibah A Wahab from University Sains Malaysia, she was presenting a topic of Conjugated β-Cyclodextrin Enhances the Affinity of Folic Acid and its derivatives towards Folate Receptor alpha: Molecular Dynamics Study. There was also Prof. Konikazu Moribe from Chiba University talking about Mechanistic and Structural Understanding of Drug/Excipients in the Formulation to Develop Functional Pharmaceutical Product and to Assure the Quality. And lastly, Prof. Dr. Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman from University Sains Malaysia, brought the topic of The Changing Pattern of Pharmacy Education in The Era of Covid-19 Pandemic: Are we doing the right thing?
The event was also an open space for people to share their ideas and research by being the oral speaker or presenting their poster. So many people participated in this session and so many ideas were brought up insightfully. Many people participated in this very insightful event, full of amazing people.
6. International Seminar
International Seminar for Collaborative Pharmaceutical Research
The ISCPR was held on April 8th, 2020, in Gunma University, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan.
The objective of ISCPR 2020 was to bring the researchers, staff, and post-graduate students to collaboratively discuss and disseminate their findings, consents and thoughts to strengthen the global relationship and partnership either in research or other scientific purposes.
The progress of research and studies in each institution can be exchanged and complemented each other to gain theirs’s excellence.
A further aim of this seminar is to recognize, share and strengthen the topics and focus of the latest research from each collaborating institution hence it can develop and accelerate the best results that can be applied in practical scope as well as to trigger the collaboration in various forms that give benefits to all collaborating parties.
Webinar of Pharmacist Role in COVID-19 Treatment Success
On 22nd July 2020, a webinar with the theme of ” The Role of Pharmacists in the Success of Covid-19 Therapy” was conducted by the International Unit of Pharmacy Unpad with invited speakers from various fields: Dr. Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman; Dr. apt. L. Rizka Andalucia, M.Pharm, MARS; apt. Dita Novianti Sugandi Argadiredja, S. Si., MM.; Prof. Dr. apt. Keri Lestari, M.Si. The aim of the webinar was to raise awareness and project the roles of pharmacists during a global pandemic. That way, insights and motivations are expected to be shared with participants to help support the success of terminating Covid-19. Press release link: bit.ly/webinarperananapoteker
The 4th International Seminar on Pharmaceutical Science and Technology
Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjadjaran proudly present the 4th International Seminar on Pharmaceutical Science and Technology (4th ISPST) in the form of a webinar with the title “Future Prospective in The Transformation of Pharmaceutical Research into Applicable Industry” on October 27th and 28th, 2020.
Our speakers in this webinar is below:
- Assoc. Prof. Pornchai Rojsitthisak, Ph.D. from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, Expertise in Design, Chemical Kinetics and Pharmacokinetics
- Mary Jho-Anne T. Corpuz, Ph.D. from University of Santo Tomas, Phillipines, Expertise on Cancer Chemopreventive Potentials of Natural Products
- Prof. Dr. Yahdiana Harahap, M.S., Apt. from University of Indonesia and President on Asian Federation for Pharmaceutical Science, Indonesia, Expertise in Bioanalysis and DNA-Adduct Analysis
- Raymond R. Tjandrawinata, Ph.D. from Director of Corporate Development PT. Dexa Medica, Expertise in discovery and development of biopharmaceuticals based on clinical evidence
- Dr. Nyi Mekar Saptarini from Universitas Padjadjaran, Expertise on Enzyme Isolation from Natural Resources
- Dr. Sriwidodo from Universitas Padjadjaran, Expertise on Protein Therapeutic hEGF Nanoparticle Drugs Delivery
Webinar from Department of Pharmaceutical Analysis and Medicinal Chemistry
This webinar have two sessions, the first one we have our lecturer from Universiti Sains Malaysia, Dr. Amirah Mohd Gazzali, and her topic is about the application of click chemistry in active drug targeting. The last session is about delivering progress report from doctoral student, apt. Henny Kasmawati, M. Si with topic “Tracing Antialopecia Activity and Determination of Active Compounds in Lidah Mertua Leaves (Sansevieria trifasciata P.)”, and apt. Shendy Suryana, M. Farm with topic “Synthesis and Characterization od Molecularity Imprinted Polymer as Sorbent in Solid Phase Extraction (MI-SPE) through Computational Design for Salmeterol Analysis in Biological Fluids”
Internship Experience Talkshow
International Office Unit Pharmacy Universitas Padjadjaran held its Internship Experience Talkshow ‘How to be Professional and Successful’ on August 28th 2021, which was held on the zoom platform. The talk show started at 13.00 WIB. This talk show started with a welcome from the Head of the International Office Unit Pharmacy Universitas Padjadjaran, Dr. Holis Abdul Holik. The talk show continued with our two speakers.
The first speaker is Wifaq Ulima Putri, S.Farm. She is a Hospital Pharmacist Intern at RSUD Fatmawati. She is also a Full Time Production Department Intern at PT Dankos Farma. And she is also a Full Time Distribution Pharmacist Intern at PT Kimia Farma Trading and Distribution.
The second speaker is Kelvin Fernando Pratama, S.Farm. He is an Operation & Development Intern at Loreal Indonesia 2021. He is also a Fully Funded Participant Leadership Trip To Harvard and MIT 2021. And he was also Unpad 3 Outstanding Student 2020.
This talk show was held as a platform for pharmacy students to gain knowledge and insight about working ethics and environment especially in the pharmaceutical industry field. This talk show was divided into two sessions, first the introduction sessions when the speakers talked about their experience as an Intern and how to cope with new circumstances and explained about and the specifications of their field of work.
For the talk show it was like a Q&A session led by the moderator, the speakers answered all the questions and also gave a lot of tips and tricks about how to deal with the workforce. This talk show allowed participants to really understand the reality of the working environment as well as encouraged participants, especially those who are already willing to start their Internship journey.
Study Abroad Talk! Why and How
International Office Unit of Pharmacy held a talkshow to increase student engagement and interest to study abroad with theme “Study abroad talk! Why and How?”. There are so many questions and hesitation before the students decide to study abroad. They may ask how to get good quality education, low tuition fee, and scholarship? Is that true? How to get it? We will share with those who have experience studying there with our two amazing speakers. They are apt. Doni Dermawan, S. Farm, the master candidate at Warsaw University of Technology, Poland and apt. Raden Maya Febriyanti, M. Farm, the doctor candidate at Leiden University, Netherland.
This talk show was moderated by Maryam Hasymia one of Unpad Pharmacy Student and leading the event. This event really inspired the student by the speaker’s journey in chasing what they dreamt for. Doni explained that he had tried various kinds of scholarships at home and abroad such as INPEX, PMDSU, AAS, DEXA, MEXT, Chevening, King Fahd which ended in failure with various reasons of refusal. Doni won the 2019 Polish Government Scholarship called The Ignacy ukasiewicz Scholarship Pragramme. This scholarship is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (Narodowa Agencja Wymiany Akademickiej – NAWA).
International Office Faculty of Pharmacy and Faculty of Communication Universitas Padjadjaran present the webinar “Exchange 101: All About Ajou & Tenri” to increase your insight about Ajou and Tenri along with life there. For you, fresh graduates, students, or those looking for a scholarship, you can really join and learn from their experience representatives so that you are ready to jump directly into study abroad.
Talk Show Part I: “Get to Know about International Pharmacy Universitas Padjadjaran”
International Unit Office of Pharmacy Universitas Padjadjaran helding international scale events. For instance, International Conferences, collaborating various international institutions to hold events, and international lectures by inviting interesting guest lecturers and researchers from international universities. The Faculty of Pharmacy has also successfully conducted an international program of pharmacy for undergraduates students and is fully ready to step up the game by inviting highschool graduates to join the internatioanal program of pharmacy in Universitas Padjadjaran. On February 26th, 2022, the International Unit of Pharmacy Successfully held a Talk Show: Get to Know about International Pharmacy. This talk show discussed all about international class in Pharmacy UNPAD with Vice Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy UNPAD, Prof. Dr. apt. Aliya Nur Hasanah, M. Si., the Head of International Unit Pharmacy UNPAD, Dr. Holis Abdul Holik, Ph.D., M.Si., and international students from batch 2020. This talk show is free for highschool students.
8. Additional Pieces of Information
Here is the additional information about living in Jatinangor as a student, the inbound exchange program, and scholarship information that can be accessed in the link below
Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjadjaran
Jl. Bandung-Sumedang KM 21, Sumedang, West Java, Indonesia, 46353
Phone/fax : +6222 842 888888 Ext : 3510
Email : email@example.com
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