Prof. Dr. Arif Satria, SP, MSi

Rector of IPB University (Bogor Agricultural University)

About The University

IPB University (Bogor Agricultural University)

Sector: Education

IPB University was established to be a center of excellence in agriculture and to promote scientific research benefiting the future of mankind. IPB University, is one of the foremost institutions of higher education in Indonesia. It is well-known not only for its remarkable and diverse range of academic subjects, but also for its research-led teaching and outstanding scientific environment. Located in Bogor, Indonesia, IPB University comprises of 9 faculties and 3 schools offering 48 PhD programs, 79 Master’s programs, 39 undergraduate programs, and 17 diploma programs. The university has more than 21 Research Centers, on top of its Advanced Laboratory, University Farm, Animal Teaching Hospital, Student Dormitory, Library and other facilities. Such resources and facilities enable IPB University to provide students with opportunities to devote themselves to research activities, to experience the joy of acquiring new knowledge, to communicate with others who share the same passion in learning, and to broaden their horizon when working with their peers.

Our university is therefore most suitable for those seeking to further their learning.

TAGLINE: Inspiring Innovation with Integrity in Agriculture, Ocean and Biosciences for a Sustainable World. The Rector of IPB currently encourages the creation of various innovations and discoveries that benefit the community. IPB also aspires to become a campus that produces young entrepreneurs who will contribute to the nation’s prosperous future.

VISION: The Vision of IPB University for the period of 2019 to 2023: To become a research-based university that leads in innovation, and to be a techno-social entrepreneurial university that excels at the global level in agriculture, marine studies, and tropical biosciences.

MISION: The mission of IPB University for the period of 2019 to 2023:
• Organizing higher education by strengthening the research foundation of the university to produce superior techno-sociopreneur graduates, who have noble characters based on faith and piety to God, nationalism, professional competence, soft skills, leadership, and global insights, and are trend-setters of innovation and change.
• Pioneering superior research in transformative science and technology for the creation of quality and sustainable life, and driving innovation for the people's economy and the national industry.
• Exploring the latest developments in agriculture, marine and tropical biosciences to determine trends of current science at the national and global level.
• Improving proactive services that solve community problems while enhancing the role of IPB University in determining the direction of the national policy.
• Strengthening the State University management system that will guide the development of modern management systems of higher education in the 4th Industrial Revolution.

• Listed in 100 World Best Universities based on QS World University Ranking by the subjects of Agriculture and Forestry in 2019.
• Ranked the 130th university in Asia, as listed in the QS Asian University Rankings.
• Ranked 5th in UniRank (4iCU) Indonesia.
• Ranked The Best Indonesian University by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia, 2020
• Awarded the Best Foreign Research Partner among Indonesian state universities in 2018, 2017 and 2016 by the Indonesian Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education