University of Pembangunan Nasional Veteran

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University of Pembangunan National Veteran
Motto"Inovasi, Prestasi, Sukses"
TypePublic University
Established5 July 1959; 61 years ago (1959-07-05)
PresidentTeguh Sudarto MP

Pembangunan National "Veteran" University, East Java or UPN "Veteran" East Java located in Surabaya is one of the universities in Indonesia established since 5 July 1959. UPN "Veteran" at East Java is currently headed by Rector Akhmad Fauzi. UPN "Veteran" at East Java was founded by veterans of the independence war fighters as a living monument to the development of education in Indonesia. In the development of UPN "Veteran" at East Java has undergone several name changes and status.


  • From 1959 to 1965 it was named the Academy of Corporate Administration Veteran Surabaya Branch.
  • In 1968 it changed its name to the National Higher Education Development "Veteran" East Java Branch.
  • From 1976 to 1994 it was in transition as Veteran East Java Branch as a university under the guidance of the Department of Defense and Security Affairs.
  • In 1977 the name was changed to the National Development University Veteran East Java Branch.
  • In 1995 it became a private university with the name of University of Pembangunan Nasional Veteran at East Java. It is operationally under the guidance of the Foundation of Kejuangan Panglima Sudirman and functionally under the guidance of the Department of Defense and Security Affairs.
  • In 2007 University of Pembangunan National Veteran came under the guidance of the Foundation of Education and Welfare, which is functionally under the guidance of the Ministry of Defense.
  • In 2014 UPN Veteran at East Java became a public university.


UPN Veteran has seven faculties (colleges) with 19 study and postgraduate programs.

  • Faculty of Economics and Business
    • Economics Development Department
    • Management Department
    • Accounting Department
  • Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
    • Public Administration Department
    • Business Administration Department
    • Communication Science Department
    • International Relations Department
  • Faculty of Law
    • Law Science Department
  • Faculty of Agriculture
    • Agrotechnology Department
    • Agribusiness Department
  • Faculty of Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering Department
    • Industrial Engineering Department
    • Civil Engineering Department
    • Environmental Engineering Department
    • Food Technology Department
  • Faculty of Computer Sciences
    • Informatics Engineering Department
    • Information System Department
  • Faculty of Architecture and Design
    • Architecture Department
    • Visual Communication Design Department
  • Graduate program
    • Agribusiness Department
    • Management Department
    • Accounting Department


University library
  • Library (text books, reference books, research journals, magazines, scripts, theses)
  • Information Communication and Computer Center and hotspots (WiFi area)
  • Language Center (English, French, Mandarin and German)
  • Polyclinic (health care)
  • Sports Center (Olympic standard swimming pool, tennis courts, soccer field, basketball court)
  • Multipurpose building for sports, graduation, arts and exhibitions
  • Greenhouse and field laboratory for agriculture research
  • Guest house capacity (10 rooms)
  • Students' dormitory for 400 students (with a meeting hall and parking area)

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