Preparing to Achieve Unggul Accreditation from LAMSAMA, FST UNDANA Chemistry Study Program Comparative Study to FMIPA UNEJ Chemistry Study Program

The Undergraduate Chemistry Study Program, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Jember University received a comparative study visit from the Chemistry Study Program, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Nusa Cendana University, Kupang (26/10). The aim of the visit was to obtain information on the LAMSAMA Study Program accreditation. “We came to learn how to achieve superior accreditation because currently our study program is in the process of preparing to apply for re-accreditation in June 2024,” said Prof. Dr. Febri Odel Nitbai, S.Si., M.Si., as Coordinator of the UNDANA FST Chemistry Study Program. Prof. Febri hopes that the FMIPA Chemistry Study Program can transmit and provide the information needed to become a Superior Accredited Study Program.

The team from UNDANA was received by the Dean of FMIPA at UNEJ, Drs. Achmad Sjaifullah, M.Sc., Ph.D., who is also a lecturer in the Chemistry Study Program. Accompanied by Deputy Dean I FMIPA Drs. Siswoyo, M.Sc., Ph.D., Head of Chemistry Study Program, Prof. Dr. Anak Agung Istri Ratnadewi, S.Si., M.Si., warmly welcomed the arrival of the team to share accreditation information with each other. “Welcome! We present the complete formation of the FMIPA Chemistry Accreditation Team, which has successfully achieved superior accreditation. We will discuss it together, and hopefully the hopes of the UNDANA Chemistry Study Program can be achieved,” said the Dean of FMIPA UNEJ.

Next, the team from the UNDANA Chemistry Study Program was invited to a discussion regarding LAMSAMA accreditation. Starting with the preparation of the LED/LKPS, then the method for collecting the required data and completing the accreditation form. “In the accreditation process, we are strongly supported by the faculty and the rector. This was proven during the field assessment. The Chancellor of UNEJ, two Vice Chancellors, and the Dean of FMIPA came to accompany and support us,” said Prof. Dewi, Head of Chemistry Study Program FMIPA, at the beginning of the sharing session.

Prof. Febri from UNDANA was present at FMIPA UNEJ accompanied by Reinner Ishaq Lerrick, S.Si., M.Sc., Ph.D. as accreditation coordinator and also Imanuel Gauru, S.Si., M.Sc. They were very enthusiastic about listening to the information and experience of the FMIPA Chemistry Study Program accreditation team, starting from collecting data to preparing field assessments from the Lembaga Akreditasi Mandiri Sains Alam dan Ilmu Formal (LAMSAMA) team..

The field assessment process at the beginning of the session with the UPPS leadership was also explained. “Continued by a session confirming LKPS data, a session with internal quality assurance implementers, a session with the study program accreditation team, and a session with (middle) management at UPPS,” continued Prof. Goddess. The FMIPA Chemistry Study Program accreditation team also shared information about preparing sessions with lecturers, students, and alumni. The event closed with the presentation of souvenirs and group photos.