History

The Faculty of Public Health Universitas Indonesia (FPH UI) was established by Doctor Mochtar, the head of the Department of Public Health and Medical Community, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia. In collaboration with USAID, the first program offered was Bachelor of Public Health which equal with Master of Public Health.

Referring to Ministry of Higher Education and Science Decree No. 26 of 1965 dated on February 26, 1965, it is determined that Faculty of Public Health was established under Universitas Indonesia. In accordance to Ministry of Higher Education and Science Decree No. 153of 1965, the Faculty of Public Health Universitas Indonesia (FPH UI) was formally established on July 1, 1965.

In 1989, the public health degree program was opened to fulfill the requisite as a faculty in relevance to education law in Indonesia. Hereafter, since 1990 FPH UI offered magister program in Public Health science followed by magister program in Hospital Administration Study, Epidemiology, Occupational Health and Safety. In 1994, FPH UI opened Diploma III program (a 3 year vocational program after secondary high school in various health diciplines). Nevertheless, the program was closed on 2004 to foster the university vision to promote research and become Worldclass University. Currently the diploma program in university level is managed by Vocational Program Universitas Indonesia.

Since 2013, FPH UI has been developed as a legal institution who offered public health study for bachelor, master and doctoral program with 12 research centers, 7 departments and 2 study groups.  As the oldest faculty of public health in Indonesia, FPH UI will always doing improvement and evaluations to be a national’s leading institution on public health.