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The Faculty of Animal Science is the youngest faculty at Gadjah Mada University (UGM). On September 15, 1955, the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine UGM developed into the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Husbandry (FKH & P) UGM and subsequently at the encouragement of the community and the initiative of several lecturers in 1964 formed two departments, namely: 1) Department of Veterinary Medicine and 2) Department of Veterinary Medicine. Farm.

Based on the Decree of the Deputy Minister of Higher Education dated June 20, 1966 number 38, starting from September 1, 1966 FKH & P was upgraded to two faculties, namely: 1) Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and 2) Faculty of Animal Husbandry, but in practice it is still incorporated in FKH & P. Starting November 10, 1969 with the Decree of the Minister of Education and Culture dated November 2, 1969, Number: 1449/KT/I/SP/1969, the Faculty of Animal Science UGM was officially established with the appointment of the Dean and Secretary at the Faculty of Animal Science UGM by organizing the Animal Husbandry Study Program, so that the number of faculties at UGM becomes 18.

In accordance with the Decree of the Director General of Higher Education No. 221/DIKTI/Kep/96 dated July 11, 1996, the Animal Husbandry Study Program was developed into four majors; Animal Nutrition and Food, Livestock Production, Livestock Socio-Economic, and Livestock Product Technology.

In order to develop an education system capable of providing professional knowledge and to accommodate the development of the livestock industry, based on the UGM Chancellor’s Decree No. 187/P/SK/HT/2006 dated May 1, 2006, the Department of Nutrition and Animal Feed, Livestock Production, Socio-Economic Livestock and Animal Products Technology was converted into the Animal Husbandry Science and Industry Study Program.

Furthermore, based on the UGM Chancellor’s Decree Number 1612/P/SK/HT/2015, in 2016 the department reorganized with reference to the University’s SOTK into five departments, namely: Department of Animal Nutrition and Feed, Department of Livestock Production, Department of Animal Breeding and Reproduction, Department of Social Affairs Livestock Economics, and the Department of Livestock Products Technology.

The Faculty of Animal Science UGM has around 2000 students and is supported by around 71 lecturers who are competent in their fields, of which 75% have doctoral degrees and 92 educational staff. The Faculty of Animal Husbandry offers degree programs ranging from bachelor, master, doctoral, and professional engineering.

The Faculty of Animal Science is divided into four departments:

  • Department of Nutrition and Animal Feed
  • Livestock Production Department
  • Department of Animal Husbandry Socio-Economic
  • Department of Animal Products Technology
  • Department of Animal Breeding and Reproduction