Profile of Mulawarman University
Diposting tanggal: 31 Mei 2010

Mulawarman University (Unmul) was established in September 27th 1962 in Samarinda, East Kalimantan. The university derived its name from the Great King Mulawarman which was a very powerful King of the Kutai Kingdom, a Hindus Empire in East Kalimantan around 5 After Christ. At the beginning, the university only had 4 faculties which were Faculty of Public Administration and Commerce, Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Forestry, and Faculty of Mining. The university’s early years were characterized by a steady expansion of its academic disciplines and establishment of high academic standards into the minds of the university faculties. Since 2000, Mulawarman University developed some new faculties and supporting facilities. Until 2010, this university with 70 hectares of the main campus located in Gunung Kelua area, already has 14 faculties, 300 hectares of Unmul Botanical Garden and 20,271 hectares of Research and Education Forest, 15 hectares of experimental garden, and 8,000 m2 of experimental fishpond. Nowadays, Mulawarman University is considered to be one of the advance university in Kalimantan. In many fields, the university’s scientists, scholars, research networks and research institutions have achieved a reputation for outstanding excellence at both national and international levels. The university plays a central role in providing academic services to the local community offering well diversified academic disciplines in response to the changing needs of the region and the country