A piece of incredible news has just been announced by an international accreditation agency ASIIN (Akkreditierungsagentur für Studiengänge der Ingenieurwissenschaften, der Informatik, der Naturwissenschaften und der Mathematik). This international accreditation agency centered in Germany has stated that Bachelor of Pharmacy Study Program (BPSP) at Faculty of Pharmacy Hasanuddin University has met the criteria for accredited status from ASIIN.
Alongside the BPSP, other 3 study programs have also been accredited by ASIIN, namely Bachelor of Nursing Study Program, Bachelor of Aquaculture Program, and Bachelor of Food Technology Program.
The result was released by ASIIN after visitation to the aforementioned study programs on 20 – 21 February 2019. As previously stated, five assessors from ASIIN international accreditation agency visited the BPSP. The five assessors were Prof. Dr. Gert Ficker, Prof. Dr. Steve Strupeit, Prof. Dr. Phillipp Eschenbeck, Dr. Frank Peter Ritter, and Intan Dinny Nuralia.
Beside field assessment, the assessors also gave an evaluation based on the information provided in the self-assessment report (SAR). The assessors conducted cross-check of information in the SAR with the real condition in the field.
ASIIN accreditation focuses its main point of the program learning outcome (PLO). The evaluation of PLO is also assessed based on the existence of supporting facilities and subjects, examination format, stakeholder involvement, etc.
Within the release of this result, BPSP of Faculty of Pharmacy Hasanuddin University has been considered to have the same standard of education with Europe. This will bring substantial advantages for the academic community in BPSP specifically, and in Hasanuddin University generally.
For this accomplishment, the Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy Hasanuddin University, Prof. Dr. Gemini Alam, M.Si., Apt., conveyed great appreciation for all the people involved in this ASIIN accreditation. “We all hope for the best for Pharmacy Hasanuddin University. Thank you for the support and cooperation during the preparation for this ASIIN accreditation”, he said.
He also conveyed great gratitude for all the stakeholders present during the visitation. “Stakeholders’ support during the visitation has helped us greatly to convince all the assessors,” he closed.