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Andalas University
Universitas Andalas

University gate
Established December 23, 1955
Type State University
Location Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia
0°54′52″S 100°27′45″E / 0.91444°S 100.4625°E / -0.91444; 100.4625
Affiliations ASAIHL

Andalas University (Indonesian: Universitas Andalas) is the oldest university in Indonesia outside of Java. The university consists of nine faculties, with most located at the main campus Limau Manis, 12 km from the center of Padang, West Sumatra. This campus occupies 5 km², at an elevation of about 100 m. The Faculty of Medicine is located in the city center, near the Central General Hospital M. Djamil.


The university currently consists of nine faculties:

  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of Animal Husbandry
  • Faculty of Letters
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Social Sciences and Politics
  • Faculty of Pharmacy

Honorary degrees

On September 21, 2006, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono received an honorary degree Doctor Honoris Causa in the sector of Sustainable Agriculture Development .

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