FEB UNY Study Programs Gain International Accreditation

Twenty-five participants took part in the March 2023 graduation ceremony, last Monday (3/4) at the Auditorium of the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) UNY. The best graduate with the highest grade point average (GPA) of 3.85 was Arina Hibatal Maula from the Bachelor of Accounting Education Study Program. The graduation ceremony was attended by Heads of Departments, Study Program Coordinators, and faculty leaders.

In his remarks, the Dean of FEB UNY, Dr. Siswanto, M.Pd., congratulated the graduates. “You have all officially become alumni. Therefore, preserve the reputation and tradition of the faculty as stated in our Prasetya Alumni (Alumni Oath). GPA and degree only bring you to the administrative desk. The rest is how you show your soft skills to your colleagues," he explained.Surat Keputusan Akreditasi dan Sertifikasi dari FIBAA

Apart from that, Siswanto also reported that FEB UNY had just received international accreditation. Following the decision of the FIBAA Accreditation and Certification Committee (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation) issued on March 22, 2023, five study programs received FIBAA accreditation. Field Assessment by the FIBAA Accreditation and Certification Committee was carried out online in November 2022.

FIBAA is an international accreditation body based in Bonn, Germany, and was founded in 1994. The focus of this non-profit organization is to guarantee and develop the quality of higher education. In the assessment process, FIBAA takes Objectives criteria; Admissions; Contents, Structure, Didactical concept, Employability; Academic Environment and Framework Conditions; and Quality Assurance and Documentation. FIBAA has been recognized as an international accreditation body by the Indonesian government with the Decree of the Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia No. 83/P/2020.

“This certainly should be a motivation for us to be more productive and of good quality. In addition, we also need to thank various parties, one of which is the alumni. Therefore, it is your duty in the future to continue the good performance of the alumni. The good performance of the alumni which is conveyed through tracer studies can be a good input for the faculty," said Siswanto. (fdhl)