University of Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa
University of Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa, popularly known as Untirta, is a State University (PTN) located at Banten Province, Indonesia. The main campus is in Pakupatan – Serang, Faculty of Engineering is in Cilegon and Faculty of Teacher Training and Education is in Ciwaru – Serang.
History of UntirtaThe history of University of Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa began with the establishment of Tirtayasa Education Foundation on the 1st of October, 1980 at Serang, Banten Province. The foundation was established based on Notary Deed Rosita Wibisono, SH. No. 1 dated on 1st of October 1980, which was later amended through the Notary Act of Mrs. R. Arie Soetardjo, SH. No. 1 dated on 3rd of March 1986. The aims and objectives of the foundation are to:
- Help government efforts in the area of general education.
- Establish schools from level of kindergartens to tertiary institutions, including vocational schools.
- Plan and work for educational facilities, as well as sports facilities.
Prof. Dr. Ir. H. Fatah Sulaiman, S.T., M.T.
The Exemplary Value as the characteristic and the strength of local wisdom of the people of Untirta was derived from two famous figures of Banten, Syeh Nawawi Al-Bantani and Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa.