University of Bogor

Founded in 1941 as the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences of the University of Indonesia, the Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB - Bogor Agricultural University) became an independent entity separate from the University of Indonesia in 1963. The IPB is internationally recognised as the leading agricultural research and teaching institution in Indonesia. It is situated in the city of Bogor, roughly 50 km south of Jakarta. With roughly 35,000 students in nine faculties, the IPB´s official mission is "To become a leading research-based university in the world with the major competence in tropical agriculture, biosciences, and possessing entrepreneurial characteristics." The professors in the Department of Agribusiness at IPB include graduates of North Carolina State University and Kentucky State University in the U.S., La Trobe University, the University of Sydney and the University of New England in Australia, as well as the University of Göttingen and the IPB itself.