Again, a pride was felt by STMIK AMIKOM Yogyakarta. Education Institution UNESCO includes STMIK AMIKOM Yogyakarta as one of the A New Dynamic Private Higher Education in the world.
World Conference on Higher Education 2009 discuss about many issues and education trend in various countries. New trend was appear in developed countries. The rapid growth of non-government higher education. Financing patterns of the private university were classified by UNESCO into 11 categories. From this categories UNESCO takes several university from all over the world.
One of the world class universities, Harvard included into the eighth categories as private university based on government subsidies. By the research of grant aimed for competition, consultation, training program or special purposed project, Harvard University got education financing. This is the case in United State of America, where lot of private universities got big financing from government from the grant competition.
While STMIK AMIKOM Yogyakarta included into the eleventh categories, private higher education which is didn’t get subsidies from government. Most of the private universities were included in these categories. But there is one thing that makes STMIK AMIKOM Yogyakarta different by UNESCO, which are besides got financial support from student payment, STMIK AMIKOM Yogyakarta also dig financial support from Business unit which were being managed by entrepreneur. This business unit also becomes place for student to have some internship activity to get some experiences.
The Principal, Prof. Dr. M. Suyanto, MM very grateful regarding this achievement. “ I really thanks to God for making STMIK AMIKOM Yogyakarta equal to World class universities”./ MaSuk-Chend
Succeeding in holding National Mathematics Contest in 2008, STMIK AMIKOM Yogyakarta has managed to hold it back this year. The Contest has been formally opened by Drs. M. Idris Purwanto, MM.
Again, STMIK AMIKOM Yogyakarta got international visitation from another country, and the latest one was from one of the IT companies in Japan which wanted to expand its branch in Indonesia. Chubu Jimuko Co. Ltd., a company which produces Office Equipment, and which serves IT Solution, visited STMIK AMIKOM Yogyakarta on June 9th, 2009.
In the activities that were done for approximately 3 hours, the representative from Chubu Jimuko Co. Ltd. was greeted by the Head of STMIK AMIKOM Yogyakarta, Prof. M. Suyanto and the other staff members of the College
In its visitations to twenty higher education institutions in Indonesia, Chubu Jimuko Co. Ltd. had a number of major missions, namely: to search for the IT curriculums that the most matched its needs; to understand the potenciality of college graduates; to recruit the college graduates that met its needs; and to cooperate in the production and marketing of IT.
Having observed and perceived the IT curriculum and the college student potentiality of STMIK AMIKOM Yogyakarta, Chubu Jimuko Co. Ltd. decided to cooperate with the College in the production and marketing of IT , and the recruitment of the graduates of the College.
In the end, both Jimuki Co. Ltd. and STMIK AMIKOM Yogyakarta decided to cooperate in the above-mentioned fields by signing MOU (Memory of Understanding) in order to manifest a mutual cooperation among them.