After going through the assessment process since it was submitted in December 2022, the Undergraduate Program in Biology FMIPA UNEJ won International Accreditation from the Accrediterungsagentur für Studiengänge der Ingenieurwissenschaften, der Informatik, der Naturwissenschaften und der Mathematik or ASIIN. “We express our gratitude for the achievement of accreditation from ASIIN, after preparing and waiting for this happy news to finally come,” said Dr. Retno Wimbaningrum Head of Biology Study Program FMIPA..
ASIIN Accreditation for Biology Study Program FMIPA conforms to Level 6 of the European Qualifications Framework for Life-long Learning (EQF LLL) . Accreditation Letter signed by Dr. Iring Wasser as the Managing Director who was present at ASIIN’s visitation some time ago. The Head of the Biology Study Program hopes that ASIIN’s accreditation achievements can spread to all FMIPA study programs and also become an encouragement for the Biology Masters Study Program which is in the process of being re-accredited. “The ASIIN accreditation obtained will increase our enthusiasm and the re-accreditation team for the master of biology study program to achieve superior accreditation, hopefully,” he hoped.
Dean of FMIPA UNEJ Drs. Achmad Sjaifullah, M.Sc. also gave high appreciation to the Bachelor of Biology Study Program which was able to achieve international accreditation from ASIIN. “After some time ago, two FMIPA undergraduate study programs, namely chemistry and physics, received Superior accreditation from LAMSAMA, now biology has won ASIIN. It is an honor for us, the leadership of FMIPA and all members of FMIPA, congratulations on biology,” he said..
For your information, the undergraduate biology study program together with the biotechnology master’s study program carried out an ASIIN international accreditation visitation last December. The ASIIN team which is a Peer Group consists of Prof. Dr. Friedhelm Meinhardt, University of Muenster, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Nellen, University of Kassel, Yayang Vionita, PT Cinquer Agro Nusantara, Fatima Qonita Nazihah, State University of Surabaya met the leadership of Jember University..
They are with ASIIN Office Dr. Iring Wasser heard presentations on university development, institution profiles, teaching studies. Jember University leadership also gave presentations on collaboration with stakeholders, perspective on resource development, institutional facilities, communication and coordination, study organization and management, teaching to students and quality management at the university level.
Followed by a meeting with program managers, FMIPA was represented by the Dean, Vice Deans 1, 2 and 3 as well as the Head of the Biology Study Program and several Biology lecturers. Discuss educational goals, curriculum, study programs, teaching methods, student counseling, student exam processes, study results, and graduate preparation for the world of work.
With Biology undergraduate study program students, peer groups and the ASIIN office, they talked about education in the study program, the teaching they had received, learning conditions, and opportunities to study abroad. At the end of the ASIIN accreditation visitation, the team held a final meeting which scheduled impressions and messages from the ASIIN peer group and opportunities for a final explanation by HEI in matters that were not clear. Congratulations and Success for the UNEJ FMIPA Biology Undergraduate Study Program !!!..