UNSRI has an extensive network of local as well as international partners from higher education institutions, leading companies as well as the Indonesian government. The university’s esteemed international partners include UNESCO, University of Kentucky, Ohio University, Mie University and the ASEAN Institute of Technology; among others. This demonstrates the university’s capacity to develop collaboration on a diverse range of research topics from agriculture to public health. As such, the partnerships at UNSRI strengthen its reputation as a reliable partner for prominent local and international partners in search of skilled local talent.
As a university focused on research development, UNSRI welcomes partnerships from higher education institutions for collaborations on cutting-edge research projects. The university has partnered with Japanese universities in the field of agriculture and environmental sustainability as well as organisations such as UNESCO in the field of Plant Science. Furthermore, the university has built a research consortium with universities in Germany and China among others. Through such consortiums, UNSRI stands at the forefront of optimising added-value research opportunities that can be executed in a coordinated, strategic manner. This also showcases UNSRI’s human resource development through its training initiatives.
UNSRI’s well-established Research Institutes as well as the Community Services and Development Institutes engage in a number of community outreach efforts. Through these Research Institutes, UNSRI has been able to enhance the learning experience for its students as well as contribute to the local region through its research projects. Sumatra’s intensifying economic development has made research initiatives a vital aspect of its sustainable development. UNSRI continues to educate local communities in areas of environmental sustainability, agriculture and public health which will benefit the region for the long-term and enable the university to be a contributor to the region’s development trajectory.
‚Äú The government can also bridge the information gap between the industry and higher-learning institutions by finding out and letting us know what exactly the industry need. ‚ÄĚ