History

Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI) is one of the oldest universities in Indonesia, founded on 20 October 1954. In the course of its development, UPI has become the only Indonesian higher education institution which consistently focuses its core mission on education. UPI has already set up its vision as a leading and outstanding university in the fields of educational sciences and subject matter education in Indonesia in 2010 and in Asia in 2025.

Nowadays, UPI has seven faculties, i.e. (1) Faculty of Educational Sciences, (2) Faculty of Social Science Education, (3) Faculty of Language and Arts Education, (4) Faculty of Mathematics and Science Education, (5) Faculty of Technology and Vocational Education, (6) Faculty of Sports and Health Science Education, and (7) Faculty of Economics and Business Education. UPI has also run the School of Postgraduate Studies since 1968. Each of the faculties and the School of Postgraduate Studies are briefly described below.