In the effort to assist outstanding students from less privileged economic condition, Faculty of Law Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) succeeded in getting scholarships for 361 students of Graduate Program or 24% of active students every year. Besides, the Faculty in 2009 started to open Student Teacher Aesthetic Role-sharing (STAR) program that brings together students and lecturers in closer academicÂ relationship with more effective communication.
â€œSuch situation will support better learning process,â€ said Prof. Dr. Marsudi Triatmodjo, S.H., LL.M, Wednesday (17/2) when delivering Dean's Annual Report in the 64th Anniversary of Faculty of Law.Â He said that the implementation of STAR by each section in October and November 2009 was well responded by students and lecturers.
Meanwhile, the existence of Centers of Studies in the Faculty very much encourages the development of scientific projects and community service. Examples are Center for Anti-Corruption Studies (32 projects), Center for Law and Agricultural Studies, Center for Law and Technology Studies, Center for Intellectual Property Rights, Business Competition and Conflict ResolutionÂ Studies, also Center for Regulation and Regional Autonomy Studies (2 projects). Another scientific project in 2009 was tele-conference that was run 27 times.
In ICT, the Faculty of Law continues to improve the network that now all of its units is already LAN-connected. Moreover, to promote the Faculty to international level, the Faculty has re-designed its website.
In terms of cooperation, as many as 8 domestic institutions and 16 international institutions have established agreement to develop human resource, teaching, and law science. In addition, there were also research, education, community service and seminar.Â Â
Cooperation with domestic institutions include those with PT. BTN (Persero), Directorate General of Treasury - Department of Finance, the Judicial Commission, the Association of Indonesian Lawyers (Paradi), the Constitutional Court , PT. Pertamina EP Jakarta, Faculty of Law of Andalas University and Faculty of Law of Lambung Mangkurat University. Â
ForeignÂ cooperation includes those with Faculty of Law of Maastricht University, the Netherlands; MUNDO Maastricht, the Netherlands; Korean Legislation Research Institute; Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea; World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO); University of Vienna, Austria; University of South Carolina, USA, Swisscontact, Switzerland; National University of Singapore; University of Leiden, the Netherlands; Singapore Management University, Singapore; Raoul-Wallanberg Institute Lund University, Sweden; Charles Darwin University, Australia; Erasmus School, Shantou University Rotterdam, the Netherlands ; Law School, Shantaou University, People's Republic of China; HIVOS, the Netherlands (Southeast Asia Regional Office).