FIA UI Agreement with Speyer University, Germany

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”]SPEYER, GERMANY. Speyer University is one of the oldest and most well-known universities that organizes Public Administration education, as École Nationale d’Administration (ENA) in France. With the original name Deutsche Hochschule fuer Verwaltungswissenschaften Speyer (DHV Speyer), namely the Speyer Postgraduate School of Administration, the university has produced thousands of alumni who currently and in the past became high-ranking government and political officials in Germany.

Seeing the opportunity from this reputation, the Faculty of Administrative Science, Universitas Indonesia (FIA UI) conducted a joint assessment with Speyer University. The FIA UI delegation was led by the Dean of FIA UI Prof. Eko Prasojo sees the opportunity for this collaboration to strengthen competencies in learning, as well as gain experience in acting for public policy in government. “Moreover, Speyer University has a reputation as a school for prospective government officials in Germany,” said Prof. Eko, who also, completed his master’s degree (1998) and his doctoral degree (2003) at Speyer University.

As his alma mater, the Deputy Minister of Administrative Reform of the Bureaucratic Reform (Wamenpan-RB) felt that his closeness to Speyer could bring him into closer cooperation. There wasn’t a doubt that the meeting with the German Research Institute for Public Administration Director, Speyer University Prof. Jan Ziekow on Monday (24/9) was welcomed positively, by producing five agreements between the two faculties.

First, Prof. Jan will be willing to attend the FIA UI international conference next year and give lectures. Second, Prof. Jan supports inbound student guidance or research assistants at FIA UI. Thirdly, to accept PhD students or lecturers of FIA UI outbound at Speyer with the financing of Alexander von Humboldt.

In addition, other agreements FIA UI can send community service to get custom training in Speyer in collaboration with the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ). Finally, the latest agreement on collaborative research with the topic of “Sustainable Development Goals”.

Speyer University was founded in 1947 as a state academy for administrative science by France while occupying Germany. At present there are 3 domains managed by the Speyer University in administrative science studies: postgraduate education, training and field research. In addition, Uni Speyer also has 18 professors in State Law, Administrative Sciences, Economics, Modern and Contemporary History, Sociology and Political Science.

As an information, in the first photo (starting from the left) FIA UI’s International Cooperation Affairs Review Dr.phil. Reza Fathurrahman, MPP, Vice Dean II FIA UI Dr. Retno Kusumastuti, M.Si, Chairperson of the FIA UI Study Center for Governments, Public Policy and Business Dra. Novita Ikasari, M.Comm, Ph.D, Dean of FIA UI Prof. Dr. Eko Prasojo with Director of the German Research Institute for Public Administration, University of Speyer Prof. Jan Ziekow. (EM)