The number of people that wants to major in Philosophy at UGM increases significantly this year. Dean of Faculty of Philosophy UGM, Dr. M. Mukhtasar Syamsuddin, said the competition this years is higher with number of interests reaching 900 people while the quota is only for 150 people.
“There is an increase in Faculty of Philosophy compared to last year’s figure,” he said in Dean’s remarks during the celebration of Faculty of Philosophy 49th anniversary at UGM on Thursday (18/8). The new students accepted for 2015/2106 are 184 people with 142 doing registration.
Mukhtasar further reports the achievement made in terms of research. For 2015/2016 academic year, the Faculty produced as many as 71 research with 72 research titles and 5 books. Four of the books are in Indonesian while the other in foreign language.
On community service, the Faculty did the service in 27 locations, including Yogyakarta, Central and East Java, Padang, Banjarmasin, South Sulawesi, Mataram, and Bali.